Installation Instructions for Hot Fix F8C004


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:

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 The hot fix installation process will extract the contents
as needed.


     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.


FTP to a UNIX file system directory on z/OS.  This can be
done in one of three ways:

Option 1) Download hot fix 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 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.

          put /<your_uss_directory>/

Option 2) From z/OS, FTP to using userid=anonymous and

          Once you are logged on, "cd" to the following directory:

          Issue the following commands to place the ZIP file in your working
          directory in USS:

          get /<your_uss_directory>/

Option 3) From z/OS, submit a batch job to FTP to using using
          userid=anonymous and

          See sample JCL:

			 //SYSIN     DD * (exit
			 cd /techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/F/F8C/F8C004/xx/mvs
			 get /<your_uss_directory>/ (repl


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, follow the instructions for applying hot fixes in the
SAS Deployment Wizard and SAS Deployment Manager 9.4: User's Guide.


NONE This completes the installation of hot fix F8C004 on z/OS.
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