Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A7F002
64-bit Enabled AIX
Hot fix A7F002 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Web Server 9.43 on 64-bit Enabled AIX as documented
in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
The hot fix downloaded, A7F002pt.zip, contains the updated files required to address
the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of A7F002pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract
the contents as needed.
You must have SAS Web Server 9.43 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.
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
You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.
All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated
before applying this hot fix.
- This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial
CONFIGURATION: No automatic configuration scripting is included for this hot fix. If you have previously configured software installed,
the SAS Deployment Manager may present a screen where you will see "Apply SAS Hot Fixes" and "Configure SAS Hot Fixes" options.
On this screen, you must ensure that the "Configure SAS Hot Fix" option is *not* selected. If this option is automatically
selected, please de-select it prior to proceeding with the SAS Deployment Manager Screens. Failure to do so could have unintended
consequences when applying this hot fix.
The A7F002 hot fix for SAS Web Server 9.43 will be installed using the SAS Deployment Manager.
By default, the SAS Deployment Manager will search in the <SASHOME>/InstallMisc/HotFixes/New directory for hot
fixes to be applied, but will also prompt for a location if you have downloaded hot fixes to a different
After downloading A7F002pt.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.
- Edit <SASHOME>/SASWebServer/9.4/httpd-184.108.40.206-64/_instance/bin/httpdctl and change
service_name="Pivotal httpd @ServerInstance@"
service_name="vFabric httpd @ServerInstance@"
- Navigate to the <SASHOME>/SASWebServer/9.4/ directory. Delete the existing httpd-2.2 symbolic link and create a new one,
for example (assuming that your SASHome location is the default):
> rm httpd-2.2
> ln -s httpd-220.127.116.11-64 httpd-2.2
This completes the installation of hot fix A7F002 on 64-bit Enabled AIX.
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