Posts Tagged ‘ SAS Installation ’

Record, Rewind, Replay

July 31, 2013
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Sometimes you find yourself wanting to repeat a SAS® software installation or deployment with the same, or slightly different, options. Perhaps you want to start an installation again after realizing that you chose a wrong option the first time ar...
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Finding SAS Depot Release Numbers

July 26, 2013
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Checking the detailed release number(s) for SAS® software in a depot is one of those things I do rarely enough that I have to look it up each time I need to do it. I know it’s in the depot somewhere, but I keep forgetting exactly where. This...
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Hotfixing a SAS Depot

June 30, 2013
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I’ve been doing a few SAS® platform installations lately and I noticed in the documentation some neat enhancements in SAS 9.3 M2: The SAS Download Manager, in addition to downloading a SAS software depot for your order, also downloads specia...
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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 & 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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New Admin Forum on SAS Communities

September 11, 2011
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I read some great SAS news this weekend. I found out there’s a new admin related forum on the SAS Communities site! If you head over to http://communities.sas.com/ and look in the list of Communities and Forums you’ll see a new header, Depl...
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