Installation Instructions for Hot Fix J7N002

Linux for x64

Hot fix J7N002 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Studio 3.8.1 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:


  1. J7N002 contains GIT libraries that are appropriate for any SAS install on SLES for SAS 9.4M7, 9.4M8, Viya 3.4 and Viya 3.5.

  2. 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.


  1. Download the J7N002la.tar package

  2. Un-tar the package. This will create a directory called J7N002 with six lib* files inside
    tar -xvf J7N002la.tar

  3. Go to the sasexe directory of your install location, e.g. <SASHome>/SASFoundation/sasexe

  4. Make a backup copy of these six files:, perhaps calling it, perhaps calling it, perhaps calling it, perhaps calling it, perhaps calling it, perhaps calling it

  5. Copy the six files from the J7N002 directory into the sasexe directory.

This completes the installation of hot fix J7N002 on Linux for x64.

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