Hot fix A7B001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Social Network Analysis Mid-Tier 6.2_M3 on Windows for x64 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
The hot fix downloaded, A7B001pt.zip, contains the updated files required to address the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of A7B001pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.
After downloading A7B001pt.zip, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide.
Please review the CONFIGURATION Important Note above concerning proper selection of the "Configure SAS Hot Fix" option in the SAS Deployment Manager.
The content of this hot fix is listed in the hot fix manifest.
Web application Update
This hot fix requires steps that will update the web application deployed to your application server.
Step 1: Make sure SASServer8_1 is Stopped
During the installation you should have stopped the SAS servers. As a result SASServer8_1 should be stopped. If not, you need to stop SASServer8_1. For information about stopping and restarting the server, depending on your operating system, see Chapter 6 “Operating Your Servers” in SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide.
Step 2: Move the current contents of the SAS Social Network Analysis war
This step allows you to keep a backup copy of any local changes you have made to the war and allows you to roll back changes if needed. Move the following directory and it’s contents to a location outside of the sas_webapps path:
** Note: The configuration directory, <CONFIGDIR> is described in the section,
“Overview of the Configuration Directory Structure” in the
SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide.
**Note: If you have modified SNA config files, such as those for advanced search/disposition, these changes
will be reapplied after the web application gets re-built.
** Note: You may want to rename sas.sso.snaserver.war to something like sas.sso.snaserver.war.backup to make it clear that it is a backup file.
Step 3: Re-build Web Applications
This process will update the SAS Social Network Analysis Mid-Tier ear in
A backup of the original ear file will be placed in the Backup directory
In order for this step to execute correctly, the Metadata Server must be running.
**Note: SDM will start it for you if it is not running.
3.1 Invoke the SAS Deployment Manager 9.4
From the SASDeploymentManager directory launch sasdm.sh. The default installation path for the SAS Deployment Manager is
**Note: <SASHOME> is defined in
Chapter 1 of the SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide
3.2 Select a language in the Choose Language box
3.3 Select Rebuild Web Applications
3.4 Select Configuration Directory or Enter the Configuration Directory and Level that needs to be updated
3.5 Specify Connection Information, including the sasadm User ID and Password
3.6 Select SAS Social Network Analysis 6.2 Product Configuration and
SAS Social Network Analysis Mid-Tier Product Name and select Next
3.7 Verify the information on the Summary screen and select Start
3.8 Select Finish when the deployment is complete
Step 4: Copy files and directories from the exploded ear directory to the SAS Social Network Analysis deployment area.
4.1 Locate sas.sso.snaserver.war in the exploded war directory for SAS Social Network Analysis Server:
4.2 Copy the sas.sso.snaserver.war from the exploded ear directory (above) to the SAS Social Network Analysis Server deployment within SASServer8.
For example, copy
Step 5: Delete the work directory in SASServer8_1
rm -rf <CONFIGDIR>/Lev1/Web/WebAppServer/SASServer8_1/work
Step 6: Delete the contents of the temp directory in SASServer8_1
rm -rf <CONFIGDIR>/Lev1/Web/WebAppServer/SASServer8_1/temp/*
Step 7: Clear your browser cache
Please follow the instructions at the following link to clear your browser cache
Step 8: Reapply any local changes
In step 2 you moved your old contents of the SAS Social Network Analysis war to a safe location. That war included any modifications you may have made to SNA config files. You now need to copy those changes from your old war directory to the new war directory.
Step 9: Restart SAS Servers
For information about stopping and restarting the server, depending on your operating system, see Chapter 6 “Operating Your Servers” in SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide.
This completes the installation of hot fix A7B001 on Windows for x64.
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