Installation Instructions for Hot Fix R76023

Windows for x64


Hot fix R76023 addresses the issue(s) in SAS Management Console 9.4_M2 on Windows for x64 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:

https://tshf.sas.com/techsup/download/hotfix/HF2/R76.html#R76023


The hot fix downloaded, R76023pt.zip, contains the updated files required to address the documented issues.
Do NOT extract the contents of R76023pt.zip. The hot fix installation process will extract the contents as needed.


IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. You must have SAS Management Console 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.

  6. The application of this hotfix includes Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) protection by default in the SAS installation. Manual steps are required in order to enable and configure CSRF protection. Reference SAS Note 55044 for more details. Please see the OWASP Cross Site Request Forgery page for more information on this type of software attack: CSRF Threat


INSTALLATION

The R76023 hot fix for SAS Management Console 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 R76023pt.zip, 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.


POST-INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

In order to pick up changes in the SAS Management Console resource templates, you must perform the following additional steps:
Step1
Log into SAS Management Console as an unrestricted administrator (such as sasadm@saspw)
Run an ad hoc metadata server backup as documented in SAS Metadata Server Backup Tasks
In the Plug-ins tab, expand the Environment Management folder
Expand the Metadata Manager plug-in
Right-click on Active Server and choose Upgrade Metadata
Click Yes at the prompt
Click OK
Step 2
Metadata Manager ->Resource Templates
On right, hold down Ctrl and select SAS Data in HDFS Library and Hadoop Server, then RMB Delete.
On left, RMB on Resource Templates folder and select Add Resource Templates, accept Typical and select Next.
Expand Libraries, High Performance Analytics, select SAS Data in HDFS Library
Expand Servers, Cloud Servers, and select Hadoop Servers, Next, Finish.

This completes the installation of hot fix R76023 on Windows for x64.

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