Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A56005


Hot fix A56005 addresses the issue(s) in SAS BI Report Services 4.2_M1 on Windows as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:


  1. You must have SAS BI Report Services 4.2_M1 installed on your system before applying this hot fix. Refer to SN-35968 for instructions on how to determine which product releases you have installed.

  2. Files delivered in this hot fix will be backed up during the installation process. However, it is good general practice to back up your system before applying updates to software.

  3. You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.

  4. All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated before applying this hot fix.

  5. This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial software installation.


1. The installer downloaded is A56005wn.exe.

2. Execute A56005wn.exe

This will initiate the installation wizard, which will guide you through the hot fix installation process.

See the Maintenance Installation Tool (MIT) documentation for more details on the installation of hot fixes.



This completes the installation of hot fix A56005 on Windows.