Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A7Y010

Windows for x64


Hot fix A7Y010 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Flex Application Themes 4.7.1 on Windows for x64 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:

http://ftp.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/A7Y.html#A7Y010


The hot fix downloaded, A7Y010pt.zip, contains the updated files required to address the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of A7Y010pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.


IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. You must have SAS Flex Application Themes 4.7.1 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.

  6. 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.


INSTALLATION

The A7Y010 hot fix for SAS Flex Application Themes 4.7.1 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 directory.

After downloading A7Y010pt.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.


POST-INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Hot Fix Post Installation steps to Rebuild and Redeploy Web Applications

This hot fix requires post-installation steps that will update the web application deployed to your application server. Follow the steps below to rebuild and redeploy your web application.

  1. Rebuild Web Applications

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

    1. If you are installing this hot fix on a UNIX system, set the DISPLAY environment variable.
      For example:
      $ export DISPLAY=<displayname>:0

    2. Invoke the SAS Deployment Manager 9.4

      UNIX:
      From the SASDeploymentManager directory execute sasdm.sh.
      For example:

      $ cd <SASHOME>/SASDeploymentManager/9.4
      $ ./sasdm.sh

      PC:
      From the SASDeploymentManager directory launch sasdm.exe. The default installation path for the SAS Deployment Manager is C:\Program Files\SAS\SASDeploymentManager\9.4.

    3. Select a language in the Choose Language box

    4. Select Rebuild Web Applications

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

    6. Specify Connection Information, including the sasadm User ID and Password

    7. Select Flex Application Themes as the Web Application to Rebuild

    8. Verify the information on the Summary screen and select Start

    9. Select Finish when the deployment is complete


    This process will update the appropriate wars in <CONFIGDIR>/Lev1/Web/Staging.

    A backup of the original war files will be placed in the <CONFIGDIR>/Lev1/Web/Staging/Backup directory.

  2. Restart all SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers.

    For more information on the proper order for starting servers, go to SASŪ 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide, Fourth Edition and review the section entitled "Starting, Stopping and Checking the Status of Servers".

  3. Redeploy Web Applications

    1. Invoke the SAS Deployment Manager 9.4

    2. Select a language in the Choose Language box

    3. Select Deploy Web Applications

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

    5. Specify Connection Information, including the sasadm User ID and Password

    6. Check the Allow the application server to stop checkbox

    7. Select Flex Application Themes as the Web Application to Deploy

    8. Verify the information on the Summary screen and select Start

    9. Select Finish and exit the SAS Deployment Manager when the deployment is complete.

    See SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: Middle-Tier Administration Guide for more information.




This completes the installation of hot fix A7Y010 on Windows for x64.


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