Tag Archives: Procedures

  • Encode your passwords in SAS using Proc PWENCODE

    Posted on August 13, 2012 by in Procedures, SAS

    The PWENCODE SAS procedure enables you to encode passwords that can be used in place of plain-text passwords in SAS programs that access relational database management systems (RDBMSs), SAS/SHARE servers, and SAS Integrated Object Model (IOM) servers (such as the SAS Metadata Server).


    PROC PWENCODE IN=’password’ ;

    specifies the password to encode. password can have no more than 512 characters. password can contain letters, numerals, spaces, and special characters