Hot fix F8C004 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Threaded Kernel 9.4_M6 on z/OS as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page: https://tshf.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/F8C.html#F8C004 F8C004 is a "container" hot fix that contains the following "member" hot fixes which will update the software components as needed. E2G010 updates SAS Threaded Kernel 9.4_M6 F8U002 updates SAS Threaded Kernel Components for Scalable Performance Data 9.41_M6 G2P002 updates SAS Threaded Kernel Extension for Hadoop Hive 9.46 F8B001 updates SAS Threaded Kernel Extensions for High-Performance Analytics 2.2_M7 F6B003 updates SAS Threaded Kernel In-Database Supervisor 9.41_M4 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. Do NOT extract the contents of F8C004os.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed. IMPORTANT NOTES 1. All currently active SAS sessions, daemons, spawners and servers must be terminated before applying this hot fix. 2. The hot fix installer has a graphical user interface that requires the use of an X11 server. If an X11 server is not available at your site, the silent installation process described below may be used. 3. SAS Hot Fixes are installed into new datasets after which they can be promoted to your production libraries. Several new datasets will be created in this process. DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS FTP F8C004os.zip to a UNIX file system directory on z/OS. This can be done in one of three ways: Option 1) Download hot fix F8C004os.zip to your PC. When downloading a SAS 9.4 hot fix, you must choose to "save" the hot fix. After downloading the file to the PC, FTP the F8C004os.zip file to your working directory in USS by issuing the following commands: NOTE: It is recommended to FTP the file(s) to the default USS directory <SASHOME>/InstallMisc/HotFixes/New. If this USS directory does not exist on your system, you should create it before beginning the FTP process. binary put F8C004os.zip /<your_uss_directory>/F8C004os.zip quit Option 2) From z/OS, FTP to ftp.sas.com using userid=anonymous and password=your.email&address Once you are logged on, "cd" to the following directory: /techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/F/F8C/F8C004/xx/mvs Issue the following commands to place the ZIP file in your working directory in USS: binary get F8C004os.zip /<your_uss_directory>/F8C004os.zip quit Option 3) From z/OS, submit a batch job to FTP to ftp.sas.com using using userid=anonymous and password=your.email&address See sample JCL: //FTPFIX EXEC PGM=FTP //SYSPRINT DD SYSOUT=D //FTPOUT DD SYSOUT=D //SYSIN DD * ftp.sas.com (exit anonymous your.email&address binary cd /techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/F/F8C/F8C004/xx/mvs get F8C004os.zip /<your_uss_directory>/F8C004os.zip (repl quit /* INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS The F8C004 hot fix for SAS Threaded Kernel 9.4_M6 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 F8C004os.zip, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide.Copyright 2020 SAS Institute Inc. All Rights Reserved.
POST-INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONSNONE This completes the installation of hot fix F8C004 on z/OS.