connectToServer(url, options): void
Initiate the connection to the SAS Visual Analytics server specified by the URL. Using a SASReportElement or
SASReportObjectElement implicitly makes the appropriate server connection. This API is used to make a server connection
before any report elements are added to the DOM.
connectToServer is intended for use in single-page applications, or
in any context where report components will not necessarily be shown immediately. In these cases, calling
connectToServer as early as possible reduces the amount of work that needs to be done upon the first interaction with
Specify the URL of the SAS Viya server. This is the full context root, including the protocol, optional port, and host.
Choose additional options for how to connect to the server. The following properties are supported:
authenticationType: string: Choose the method to authenticate requests to the SAS Viya server.
'guest'automatically signs in to the SAS Viya server as the guest user.
defaultuses SAS Logon to establish an authenticated session.