Installation Instructions for Hot Fix G4G001

64-bit Enabled AIX

Hot fix G4G001 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Hive SerDe for SPDE Data 9.43 on 64-bit Enabled AIX 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. If the serde is currently deployed on the hadoop cluster, you must remove the serde from the hadoop cluster prior to installing the hotfix.
    This can be done by running the script that was used to deploy the serde, specifying the -u option:
    sh -mr MapReduce_lib_documented_location -hive Hive_lib_documented_location -u

  2. You must have SAS Hive SerDe for SPDE Data 9.43 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.

  3. 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.

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

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

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

  7. 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 G4G001 hot fix for SAS Hive SerDe for SPDE Data 9.43 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.


Once the hot fix has been installed, you must re-deploy the serde jar files to the hadoop cluster. Use the the instructions in the Deploying the SPD Engine SerDe section of the Accessing SPD Engine Data Using Hive document.

This completes the installation of hot fix G4G001 on 64-bit Enabled AIX.

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