Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A75002

Windows for x64

Hot fix A75002 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Web Application Themes 9.23 on Windows for x64 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:


  1. You must have SAS Web Application Themes 9.23 installed on your system before applying this hot fix.

  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 A75002x6.exe.

2. Execute A75002x6.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 hot fix requires post-installation steps that will update the web application deployed to your application server.

Step 1: Update Custom Themes

This step is only necessary if you have created custom themes and should be performed for each custom theme.

1.1 Copy WRSThemes.vtl from




where {CustomTheme} is the name of your custom theme.

Step 2: Re-build Web Applications

In order for this step to execute correctly, the Metadata Server must be running.

2.1 Invoke the SAS Deployment Manager 9.2

From the SASDeploymentManager directory launch config.exe. The default installation path for the SAS Deployment Manager is

C:\Program Files\SAS\SASDeploymentManager\9.2

2.2 Select a language in the Choose Language box

2.3 Select Rebuild Web Applications

2.4 Select Configuration Directory or Enter the Configuration Directory and Level that needs to be updated

2.5 Specify Connection Information, including the sasadm User ID and Password

2.6 Select SAS Themes as the Web Application to Rebuild

2.7 Verify the information on the Summary screen and select Start

2.8 Select Finish when the deployment is complete

This process will update the Themes ear in <CONFIGDIR>\Lev1\Web\Staging. A backup of the original ear file will be placed in the Backup directory.

Step 3: Re-deploy Web Applications

3.1 Re-deploy the web applications based on the instructions in SAS Web Application Administration Guide, Chapter 8, for the web application server you are using.

This completes the installation of hot fix A75002 on Windows for x64.