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Platform Administrator

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 Content & Pricing

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.
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Exam fee: $180 USD in the U.S. and most other countries. For country-specific pricing, click here.

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