Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A77001


Hot fix A77001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum 9.21 on Linux as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:


  1. You must have SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum 9.21 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 A77001lx.bin. Verify that the installation binary has execute permission. If it does not, use the chmod command to make it executable.
$> chmod 755 A77001lx.bin
2. Set your $DISPLAY environment variable
export DISPLAY=<your_node_name>:0
3. Execute A77001lx.bin
    For example:

This will initiate the installation wizard, which will guide you through the hot fix installation process. During the installation you will be prompted for the SASHOME location to be updated. You should provide the path to the top level SAS directory where the deploymntreg directory exists.

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


To complete the deployment of this hot fix, post-installation configuration is required.

Refer to the SAS/ACCESS Interface to Greenplum Software section in Chapter 8 - Post-Installation Configuration for SAS/ACCESS Software of the

Configuration Guide for SAS 9.2 Foundation for UNIX Environments.

This completes the installation of hot fix A77001 on Linux.