Installation Instructions for Hot Fix R19061

Solaris for x64

Hot fix R19061 addresses the issue(s) in Base SAS 9.4_M2 on Solaris for x64 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. You must have Base SAS 9.4_M2 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.

  2. 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.

  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.


The R19061 hot fix for Base SAS 9.4_M2 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.

The content of this hot fix is listed in the hot fix manifest.


Review SAS Notes
After the installation of this hot fix, please review the following SAS Note for details on changes that are required to take advantage of the hot fix.

Problem Note 54246: The error "sas.exe has stopped working" occurs when you are working in an interactive SAS(r) session

This completes the installation of hot fix R19061 on Solaris for x64.

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