Installation Instructions for Hot Fix C8E002

Linux for x64

Hot fix C8E002 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.81 on Linux for x64 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:

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


  1. You must have SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.81 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.


The C8E002 hot fix for SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for LASR Analytic Server 2.81 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, 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.


Required only for distributed deployments:

As part of the client install, the hot fix installs an executable file called that must also be manually copied to the computing appliance. On Linux for x64, this file is installed in <SASHome>>/SASFoundation/9.4/sasexe/ This file should be copied under the TKGrid install location on the computing appliance; for example, /opt/TKGrid/lib. When copying the file, make sure the proper mode of 755 is set.

If your computing appliance uses a shared install, you need to copy only to the shared location. However, if your computing appliance uses a replicated install, you must copy to every node.

Additionally, if the TKGrid installation script to enable sashdat file encryption ( has been run on the computing appliance, then you will need to remove the copy of from the TKGrid/lib2 location, if it exists. The TKGrid/lib2/ executable file would need to be removed from all nodes in a replicated install.

This completes the installation of hot fix C8E002 on Linux for x64.

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