Posts Tagged ‘ Linux ’

Getting SAS Software running on CrunchBang Linux 64-bit

December 19, 2012
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This is a follow-up to my prior post on Getting SAS® Software running on Arch Linux 64-bit. In my quest for a new Linux distro the next stop was CrunchBang Linux. I like the look of CrunchBang because it’s lightweight, based on Debian, and u...
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Getting SAS Software running on Arch Linux 64-bit

December 17, 2012
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Recently, I’ve been looking to switch from Ubuntu to an alternative distro as the primary Linux platform for our Metacoda development/testing environments, where we also run SAS® software. I’ve run quite a few distros in my time includ...
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SAS Management Console over SSH

April 4, 2012
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I was asked recently how to get SAS® Management Console to remotely access a SAS metadata server using SSH tunnels. In the absence of a VPN connection to your network, SSH can be an alternative for SAS Management Console access to a remote SAS met...
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SAS & JBoss: Too Many Open Files

March 13, 2012
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I’ve been seeing some ‘Too many open files‘ exceptions in the SAS® mid-tier JBoss logs on my Ubuntu Linux server. I was surprised about this because I remember during installation I had followed the guidance in the SAS documentat...
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Troubleshooting: sas.servers & hostname aliases

October 31, 2011
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I ran into an interesting problem over the last few days with my SAS® 9.3 deployments on Linux. I had noticed that the sas.servers scripts for my Lev2 and Lev3 deployments were taking several minutes to start the SAS services. I know JBoss takes a...
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Remapping the Super Key in Ubuntu..

August 30, 2011
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One of my laments about switching over to Ubuntu on my Macbook was the placement of the Super Key and the Control Key.  I’m so used to using the Command key for all of the keyboard shortcuts that the Control key just felt unnatural. There are a bunch of resources out there on the...
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It’s that time of year…

August 27, 2011
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Oh fall,  the time of year when my work hours shift based to avoid morning gridlock that due to the elementary school drop off.  This year is a bit different as I’m not one of the teachers anxiously awaiting a new crop of kids on the first day of school.  That chapter is behind...
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SAS Restricted Options on UNIX

July 16, 2011
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In a tweet by Gordon Cox last month, I was reminded of the restricted options facility available with SAS® software on UNIX platforms. This is capability where an administrator can set mandatory SAS system options at multiple levels of granularity: globally, per-group, and/or per-user. The reason for this post is that I don’t look...
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