Category Archives: Web

Redirect Web Traffic from HTTP to HTTPS after Reconfiguring the SAS Middle Tier for TLS

By | April 28, 2017

We had a new project which required the manual configuration of the SAS middle tier to utilize TLS (Transport Layer Security , a successor protocol to SSL). These environments were SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence Server 9.4M4 deployments. With each new maintenance release, SAS has simplified the automatic and manual configuration of encryption services. SAS Documentation… Read More »

Fix for a [SanitizingRequestFilter] error in the SAS Information Delivery Portal

By | September 24, 2014

I recently deployed the SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence Server on a brand-new AIX LPAR.  During my validation of the platform, I created a new stored process portlet and added it to my home page.  My test portlet then displayed the following error: Error 500: javax.servlet.ServletException: Filter [SanitizingRequestFilter]: could not be initialized. Here’s how it looked in… Read More »

Report Events in the SAS Key User Action Log

By | July 2, 2010

from the SAS 9.2 Intelligence Platform Web Application Administration Guide, Third Edition, located at: The information in the Key User Action Log can be imported into SAS data sets and presented in reports. To report the data, follow these steps: Import the WebReportStudio_KeyActions.log data into a SAS data set. Here are the main steps:… Read More »

WordPress and bbPress Integration

By | February 13, 2010

WordPress is a great blogging tool and does an adequate job handling comments, but if you want to provide enhanced discussion capability among your sites users, you must install additional software.  The WordPress developers have created bbPress to fill this purpose, and in doing so also added the ability to integrate the two tools on… Read More »

ActiveX Graphs not Active in SAS Information Delivery Portal when Viewed with Internet Explorer

By | June 30, 2009

We are still running Internet Explorer version 6.0 in our organization.  When we open our dashboards that we have built in SAS Information Delivery Portal 1.1, the ActiveX graphs do not display detail information when we mouse over them.  The dashboards are running stored processes that output the graphs.  The easy solution is to left-click… Read More »

SAS Web Report Studio in a Headless Configuration

By | February 11, 2009

We ran into a problem recently in SAS Web Report Studio 3.1 where our web reports that contained graphs produced java errors while our table-only reports did not.  Our platform is SAS Enterprise Business Intelligence Server 9.1.3 Service Pack 4 running Solaris 10 on Sun SPARC Servers.  Our web server is Apache Tomcat 4.1.18.  The… Read More »