Installation Instructions for Hot Fix A9Y007

Windows


Hot fix A9Y007 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Business Rules Manager 3.2 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:

http://ftp.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/A9Y.html#A9Y007


A9Y007 is a "container" hot fix that contains the following "member" hot fixes which will update the software components as needed.

A9V006  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Common Jar Files 3.2
B7M001  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Help and Documentation 3.2
A9X005  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Server 3.2
A9W006  updates  SAS Business Rules Web Manager 3.2
A9H011  updates  SAS Decision Manager Common Mid-Tier for Decision Manager 3.2

See What is a container hot fix? in the Hot Fix FAQ for more information about container hot fixes.


Before applying this hot fix, follow the instructions in SAS Note 35968 to generate a SAS Deployment Registry report, then verify that the appropriate product releases are installed on your system. The release number information in the Registry report should match the 'member' release number information provided above for the software components installed on each machine in your deployment.

The hot fix downloaded, A9Y007pt.zip, includes the updates required for all components listed above on all applicable operating systems. To apply this hot fix on multiple machines, you can either save A9Y007pt.zip on each machine or save it in a network location that is accessible to all machines.

Do NOT extract the contents of A9Y007pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.


IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. 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.

  2. You must have Administrator Privileges on your CLIENT or SERVER machine.

  3. All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated before applying this hot fix.

  4. This hot fix should be installed using the same userid who performed the initial software installation.

  5. 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

Hot Fix A9Y007 must be installed on each machine where the updated components of the product, listed above, are installed. During the installation process you may see references to all operating systems for which updates are provided in the hot fix. The installation process will determine the operating system and which component(s) of SAS Business Rules Manager 3.2 require updating on the machine. See SAS Note 44810 for more details.

The hot fix will be applied 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 A9Y007pt.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 hot fix installation process generates the log file

<!SASHOME>\InstallMisc\InstallLogs\IT_date-and-time-stamp.log
for example, IT_2011-10-31-13.18.21.log. Each attempt to apply a hot fix results in the creation of a new log file giving detailed information regarding the installation process.

Postexec log files are created after the installation is completed and identifies the files that were added, backed up, changed and removed. These log files include the ‘member’ hot fix id in the name of the file and are also written to the <!SASHOME>\InstallMisc\InstallLogs directory. There is one postexec log for each ‘member’ hot fix applied (member hot fixes are listed at the top of these instructions).


The content of this hot fix is listed in the hot fix manifest.


POST-INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Security Update

SAS Security Updates are applied during the initial installation of your software. In order to maintain the latest level of security offered by SAS, security updates should be applied and/or re-applied after any changes to your software, including installation of hot fixes. The current SAS Security Updates for all releases of SAS are available at http://ftp.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/SAS_Security_Updates.html. Please re-apply security updates in accordance with the SAS Security Updates and Hot Fixes document available on the SAS Security Updates web page.

This hot fix requires steps that will update the web application deployed to your application server.

  1. Rebuild the following Web Applications:

  2. Re-start all SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers. For more information on the proper order for starting servers, go to SAS® 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide, Fourth Edition and review the section entitled "Starting, Stopping and Checking the Status of Servers".

  3. Redeploy the following Web Applications:

For more information about how to rebuild and redeploy Web Applications, see the SAS® 9.4 Intelligence Platform, Middle-Tier Administration Guide, Chapter 8 Administering SAS Web Applications on Rebuilding the SAS Web Applications and Redeploying the SAS Web Applications.

For each product installed, click the link to be redirected to post-installation instructions.

A9V006  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Common Jar Files 3.2
B7M001  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Help and Documentation 3.2
A9X005  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Server 3.2
A9W006  updates  SAS Business Rules Web Manager 3.2
A9H011  updates  SAS Decision Manager Common Mid-Tier for Decision Manager 3.2


A9V006  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Common Jar Files 3.2

NONE


B7M001  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Help and Documentation 3.2

NONE


A9X005  updates  SAS Business Rules Manager Server 3.2

NONE


A9W006  updates  SAS Business Rules Web Manager 3.2

NONE


A9H011  updates  SAS Decision Manager Common Mid-Tier for Decision Manager 3.2

NONE


This completes the installation of hot fix A9Y007 on Windows.


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