Social Sciences Computing - Using SAS with TrueCrypt
X: is the letter for the encrypted drive
SAS-work is a directory that you created on the encrypted drive for your SAS work files
Full shortcut: SAS 9.1 (English).lnk "C:\Program Files\SAS\SAS 9.1\sas.exe" -CONFIG "C:\Program Files\SAS\SAS 9.1\nls\en\SASV9.CFG" -work x:\sas-work
Follow these steps to modify the SAS desktop shortcut:
- Make a copy of the "SAS 9.1 (English)" shortcut on the desktop by holding down the right mouse button and dragging the shortcut to another
part of the desktop. Select "Copy Here"
- Rename the new shortcut "Copy of SAS 9.1 (Enclish)" to "SAS-encrypted" by right clicking and selecting "Rename"
- Modify the "SAS-encrypted" shortcut by right clicking and selecting "Properties".
In the "Target" box, at the end of the command to invoke SAS, add "-work X:\SAS-work". Select "OK".
- Invoke SAS with this shortcut
Any files (e.g. output,programs,new datasets) that you save on the TrueCrypt disk will be automatically encrypted.