SAS A00-250 : SAS Platform Administration for SAS9 Exam
The SAS A00-250 (SAS Platform Administration for SAS9) exam is obligatory for earning the SAS Certified Platform Administrator 9 certification. It is administered by Prometric, sponsored by SAS, and will cover information related to platform administration. Participants should be able to monitor server activity, manage user access, and secure the configuration, among other things.
The SAS A00-250 exam will include 65 multiple choice questions (in a 2-hour period). A score of 69% is required to pass successfully. The test is offered through Prometric; registration can be done at the SAS website. A training course, SAS Platform Administration: Fast Track, can be taken to supplement the studying process. Sample questions can also be accessed online.
Participants should be able to administer users and data access, which includes managing roles and connection profiles, registering data libraries in the metadata, and troubleshooting data access complications. Participants will also be tested on the ability to secure the SAS platform configuration and secure and move the metadata. Processes including monitoring and troubleshooting SAS servers, managing repositories, and backing up/restoring the SAS environment should be understood.