Installation Instructions for Hot Fix K9X002

Linux for x64

Hot fix K9X002 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Grid Env Manager plugins and Platform Web services update for 9.4m6 1.61 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download pages:

Platform Web Services for SAS 1.61
SAS Grid Manager Module for SAS Environment Manager 1.61

K9X002 is a "container" hot fix that contains the following "member" hot fixes which will update the software components as needed.

G4I003  updates  Platform Web Services for SAS 1.61
K9W001  updates  SAS Grid Manager Module for SAS Environment Manager 1.61

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.

The hot fix downloaded,, 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 on each machine or save it in a network location that is accessible to all machines.

Do NOT extract the contents of The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.


  1. 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.

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

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

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

  5. 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.


Hot Fix K9X002 must be installed on each machine where the updated components of the product, listed above, are installed. During the installation process you may see references to all operating systems for which updates are provided in the hot fix. The installation process will determine the operating system and which component(s) of SAS Grid Env Manager plugins and Platform Web services update for 9.4m6 1.61 require updating on the machine. See SAS Note 44810 for more details.

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, 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

for 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.


  1. If present, remove the directory <SAS-configuration-directory>/Levn/Web/Staging/exploded/platformpws on the primary middle tier host.

  2. In SAS Deployment Manager, use the Rebuild Web Applications task to rebuild the Platform Web Services web application as described in the SAS Middle-Tier Administration Guide -> Administer Web Applications -> Rebuild the SAS Web Applications

  3. In SAS Deployment Manager, use the Deploy Web Applications task to deploy the rebuilt Platform Web Services web application as described in the SAS Middle-Tier Administration Guide -> Administer Web Applications -> Redeploy the SAS Web Applications
    If your environment includes a horizontally clustered middle-tier, note the Additional Steps for Horizontal Clusters section on the Redeploy page.

  4. If you are experiencing not being able to load LSF or HA configurations you should first unconfigure then reconfigure Platform Web Services and the SAS Grid Manager Module for SAS Environment Manager using the following steps:
    1. Stop SASServer_14.
    2. Use /SASDeploymentManager/9.4/sasdm to unconfigure just these two items:
      Grid Mgr Module Env Mgr 1.6
      Platform Web Svc for SAS 1.5
    3. Use SAS Deployment Wizard from the SAS Software Depot to reconfigure those two items (a couple of supporting products will also be auto selected).
    4. Once reconfiguring is complete, stop SASServer_14 again.
    5. Edit SASServer_14 properties to set Log On As user to the grid administrator account.
    6. Retry loading an LSF configuration.

This completes the installation of hot fix K9X002 on Linux for x64.

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