Installation Instructions for Hot Fix W51007

Linux for x64

Hot fix W51007 addresses the issue(s) in Data Integration Studio 4.901 as documented in the Issue(s) Addressed section of the hot fix download page:

W51007 is a "container" hot fix that contains the following "member" hot fixes which will update the software components as needed.

W50007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio 4.7_M3
W49007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio Server Data 4.7_M3
W48007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio Server JARs 4.8_M2

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 W51007 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 Data Integration Studio 4.901 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.


If you have SAS Access Engine to Amazon Redshift, updates for the issue described in SAS Note 58270 require additional steps. Follow the instructions below to complete the updates for products listed. They can be performed one time per installation

W50007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio 4.7_M3
W49007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio Server Data 4.7_M3
W48007  updates  SAS Data Integration Studio Server JARs 4.8_M2

  1. Back up your metadata server. See Backing Up and Recovering the SAS Metadata Server in the SAS 9.4 Intelligence Platform: System Administration Guide.

  2. Add the RedShift Library and Server templates to metadata (if they are not already installed):

    • Launch SAS Management Console and login as an administrator or unrestricted user.

    • On the Plugins tab, expand Metadata Manager.

    • Select the Resource Templates folder under Metadata Manager. On the right panel, select the Name column to sort the list of installed templates. Scroll through the list and confirm that Redshift Library and Redshift Server are in the list.
    If they are already installed, skip to #3.

    • Right-click the Resource Templates folder and select Add Resource Template… to open the Add Resource Template wizard.

    • In the wizard, select Typical and then click Next.

    • Expand Libraries > Database Data then select the Redshift Library template.

    • Expand Servers > Database Servers, then hold down the shift key and select the Redshift Server template.
    Both the Library and Server should be highlighted. Click Next.

    • Confirm that both the Redshift Library and Redshift Server appear in the list of templates to be installed, then click Finish.

  3. Run the Upgrade Metadata utility. To do so, go to the Plug-ins tab of SAS Management Console and select Environment Management Metadata Manager Active Server. Then right-click the Active Server node, and select Upgrade Metadata.

  4. This completes the installation of hot fix W51007 on Linux for x64.

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