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Password encryption

Hi,

Could you please let me know what is the best way to hide user id and password in our code and log though we have macros mlogic,merror,symbolgen are written in our code?

Please advice.

Regards,
Sri
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Re: Password encryption

Hi Sri,

You may use proc pwencode to encrypt the passwords in your code.

This paper gives information on its usage.
http://www.lexjansen.com/pnwsug/2007/Dave%20Steven%20-%20Keep%20your%20database%20passwords%20out%20...

SAS Documenation :
http://support.sas.com/documentation/cdl/en/proc/61895/HTML/default/viewer.htm#a002595988.htm
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Re: Password encryption

Hi,

Very informative and here my another doubt is if multiple users wanted to
run the my code with their id and passcode then how to proceed on this?

Thanks,
Sri
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