Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A8X005
Windows for x64
Hot fix A8X005 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Environment Manager 2.5_M1 on Windows for x64 as documented
in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
The hot fix downloaded, A8X005pt.zip, contains the updated files required to address
the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of A8X005pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract
the contents as needed.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING SECURITY VULNERABILITY
This hot fix requires that your software must already be configured prior to installation. If no configuration directory exists
at the time of installation, security updates built into this hot fix will not be completed, leaving your software in a vulnerable state.
Special Note regarding Windows 2008, 2008R, 2012 and 2012R
If you are running on one of the above mentioned operating systems, you will need to download and install updated VC++ libraries from Microsoft.
Please visit https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=52685
to obtain these libraries.
Failure to do so will result in SAS Web Server being unable to restart after applying this hot fix.
You must have SAS Environment Manager 2.5_M1 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 A8X005 hot fix for SAS Environment Manager 2.5_M1 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 A8X005pt.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.
This completes the installation of hot fix A8X005 on Windows for x64.
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