SAS Administrator Quiz - SAS 9 Platform Administration

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  • 1. 
    Arrange the following in the order of hierarchy: SAS Logical Server, Server, SAS Application Server.
    • A. 

      Server > SAS Application Server > SAS Logical Server

    • B. 

      SAS Application Server > SAS Logical Server > Server

    • C. 

      SAS Logical Server > Server > SAS Application Server

    • D. 

      Server > SAS Application Sever > SAS Logical Server

  • 2. 
    Which UID by default is used by the SAS Stored Process Server?
  • 3. 
    What is the difference between ACE and ACT in a SAS metadata Security model?
    • A. 

      ACE is permissions applied directly on an object

    • B. 

      ACT is a template of applied permissions that can be re-used on objects

    • C. 

      Both A and B are correct

    • D. 

      Neither A nor B are correct

    • E. 

      Only A is correct

  • 4. 
    Name one SAS IOM server?
  • 5. 
    Connect Server is always started before SAS Metadata Server.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What may cause a security implementation in SAS Metadata to become ineffective?
    • A. 

      Operating System

    • B. 

      Network Access

    • C. 

      Data Source Permissions

    • D. 

      All of the above are correct

    • E. 

      A and C are correct

  • 7. 
    Repository Access Template is also known as ________?
  • 8. 
    What is the default authentication in SAS metadata?
  • 9. 
    It is preferred that when using alternate authentication such as LDAP/Active Directory to use these mechanisms as a back end user store for the host authentication?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    You cannot have more one than SAS Metadata Authentication Domain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Use PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) to enable host authentication to use an alternative back end user store on UNIX?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Only SAS Metadata Server and OLAP Server can authenticate to LDAP/Active Directory when used as a direct alternative authentication routine?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Fill in the blank, READ permission in SAS Metadata is relevant only to Information Map Studio, data accessed via metadata LIBNAME engine, and ________?
  • 14. 
    Grating Write Metadata permission to an object in the SMC, will allow relevant users to access the object.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Setting permissions for SASUSERS will not apply the same permission setting for PUBLIC.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Which SAS Business Intelligence application listed below is solely for SAS administrators?
    • A. 

      SAS Enterprise Guide

    • B. 

      SAS Web Report Studio

    • C. 

      SAS Management Console

    • D. 

      SAS Information Delivery Portal

  • 17. 
    If you want to specify different values for system options, or if you want to specify additional options, then enter your updates and additions in which of the following files for a SAS server?
    • A. 

      Sasv9.cfg

    • B. 

      Metadataconfig_usermods.xml

    • C. 

      Sasv9_usermods.cfg

    • D. 

      Autoexec.sas

  • 18. 
    On the Resources page in SAS Environment Manager, where would you find the SAS Object Spawner resource?
    • A. 

      Services

    • B. 

      Servers

    • C. 

      Platforms

    • D. 

      Mixed Groups

  • 19. 
    Which statement is true regarding the SAS Environment Manager Agent?
    • A. 

      You can have only one SAS Environment Manager Agent in a SAS deployment

    • B. 

      The SAS Environment Manager Agent summarizes the metric information and writes it to the PostgreSQL database

    • C. 

      The SAS Environment Manager Agent can be monitored under Platforms in SAS Environment Manager’s Resource page.

    • D. 

      You will have a SAS Environment Manager Agent running on every platform where SAS components are configured in your SAS deployment.

  • 20. 
    By default, journaling is not enabled for the metadata server.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    The metadata server knows the location of the Repository Manager because it is specified in which of the following files?
    • A. 

      Sasv9_usermods.cfg

    • B. 

      Sasv9.cfg

    • C. 

      Omaconfig.xml

    • D. 

      Logconfig.xml

  • 22. 
    What would happen if you remove the repository ACT?
    • A. 

      All permissions are denied.

    • B. 

      Nothing. Permissions will come from somewhere else.

    • C. 

      All permissions are granted.

    • D. 

      Permissions come from the SAS Folders authorization tab.

  • 23. 
    In the identification phase of authentication, the metadata server searches for which of the following in the metadata repository?
    • A. 

      Fully qualified user ID

    • B. 

      Authentication domain, fully qualified user ID, password

    • C. 

      Fully qualified user ID and password

    • D. 

      The user’s password only

  • 24. 
    How many authentication domains do you need to define in the metadata?
    • A. 

      One for each registered user

    • B. 

      One for each registered server

    • C. 

      One for each metadata server

    • D. 

      One for each server that requires different credentials

  • 25. 
    Which of the following tasks are performed using SAS Deployment Manager? (Select all that apply.)
    • A. 

      Updating license information

    • B. 

      Deploying SAS software

    • C. 

      Updating host names

    • D. 

      Updating passwords for user accounts

    • E. 

      Starting SAS Deployment Agent