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J111
Obsidian | Level 7

We are using infile  of all logs in a folder  with the code:-

infile 'foldername/*.log'

There is an owner information near the log name, in Linux.

Can we use this owner information in sas ?

Instead of all the  logs in the folder - to infile only logs with a specific owner (user name)  that created the logs. 

 

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ChrisHemedinger
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The INFILE wildcard syntax does not support a filter by owner.

 

You could use an OS command (issued through FILENAME PIPE or SYSTASK) to generate a list of matching files.

 

find ./*.log -maxdepth 1 -user <ownerid> -ls

 

Or you can use DATA step functions to FOPEN each file and retrieve "Owner Name" info using FINFO. Documentation here.

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ChrisHemedinger
Community Manager

The INFILE wildcard syntax does not support a filter by owner.

 

You could use an OS command (issued through FILENAME PIPE or SYSTASK) to generate a list of matching files.

 

find ./*.log -maxdepth 1 -user <ownerid> -ls

 

Or you can use DATA step functions to FOPEN each file and retrieve "Owner Name" info using FINFO. Documentation here.

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J111
Obsidian | Level 7

Thanks we shall check it.

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