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SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

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SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

Please suggest whats steps are required to upgrade sas 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt.

 

Please explain in very simple steps as I am from SAS programming background.

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Re: SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

- make sure your backup is current (ongoing incremental backup, should be the norm for servers)

- stop all SAS services

- perform the upgrade

- start all SAS services (or reboot the server, as services should start automatically)

- test

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Re: SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

Thanks 

 

Whats steps need to follows to upgrade sas?

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Re: SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

The Deployment Manager handles this.

After the upgrade: test your services if all are working as before.

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Re: SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

Please correct me.....I believe SAS Deployment Wizard is used to upgrade the sas maintaince release from M3 to M4

 

Please advise.

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Re: SAS Upgrade 9.4 M3 to M4 on Linux environemnt

It is. You will find the SAS® 9.4 Guide to Software Updates helpful - it covers the process in detail. If you want a broader overview, check out "Adding, Updating, and Upgrading SAS Software" in the

SAS(R) 9.4 Intelligence Platform: Installation and Configuration Guide, Second Edition

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