Hot fix D8T018 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Middle Tier 9.4_M6 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:
D8T018 is a "container" hot fix that contains the following "member" hot fixes which will update the software components as needed.
D8R017 updates SAS Configuration Manager 9.4_M6
D8S017 updates SAS Foundation Services 9.4_M6
D8Q018 updates SAS Intelligence Platform Object Framework 9.4_M6
D8P017 updates SAS Web Infrastructure Platform 9.4_M6
G6K010 updates SAS Web Infrastructure Platform Scheduling Services 9.4 - M6
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, D8T018pt.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 D8T018pt.zip on each machine or save it in a network location that is accessible to all machines.
Do NOT extract the contents of D8T018pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.
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 D8T018pt.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.logfor 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.
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 https://tshf.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.
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.
For more information about how to rebuild and redeploy Web Applications, see the SASŪ 9.4 Intelligence Platform, Middle-Tier Administration Guide, Chapter 8 Administering SAS Web Applications.
NOTE: In order for this step to execute correctly, the Metadata Server must be running.
Select the appropriate product as the Web Application to Rebuild; it is recommended that you rebuild and redeploy all of the web applications after applying this hot fix.
Redeploy the updated wars to the web application server.
This completes the installation of hot fix D8T018 on Windows for x64.
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