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SAS® Certified Platform Administrator for SAS®9


For those who have the skills and knowledge necessary for the administration of the platform for SAS® Business Analytics

Successful candidates should be able to:

  • Secure the SAS configuration on each server machine.
  • Check status and operate servers.
  • Monitor server activity and administer logging.
  • Establish formal, regularly scheduled backup processes.
  • Add users and manage their access.
  • Establish connectivity to data sources.
  • Set up and secure metadata folder structures.
  • Administer repositories and move metadata.

Exam Requirements & Pricing

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Candidates who earn this credential will have earned a passing score on the SAS® Platform Administration for SAS®9 exam.

This exam is administered by SAS and Pearson VUE.

  • 70 multiple-choice questions (must achieve score of 70 percent correct to pass).
  • 110 minutes to complete exam.
  • Use exam ID A00-250; required when registering with Pearson VUE.
  • This exam is based on the functionality available in SAS 9.4 Maintenance 3.
  • The exam fee is $180 USD in the U.S. and many other countries. Check the pricing information link for country specific-pricing.

Exam Content Guide

General guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam.

Exam Preparation

Experience is a critical component to becoming a SAS certified professional. These resources are designed to help you prepare.

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Taking the Exam

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