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Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

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Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

We’re already a month into 2018…so hard to believe! And the admin community is going strong, as always. We’ve had nearly 80 questions come into the community this month, so it really is a fast-paced environment. In case you missed any of the great discussions, here are my top 3:

 

 

 

 

That’s it for this month. But there was PLENTY of other worthy content on the site. In fact, I could probably do a 30 things to note message each month. What were your top items in January?

  

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Re: Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

Posted in reply to ShelleySessoms

Thanks for your monthly three things Shelley and also the statistics. Great to see the community activity and support! Robot Happy I imagine it will grow as the year unfolds.

 

A couple of SAS administration discussions I liked in January were:

As the number of posts increase, remember members to also mark your questions as solved or helpful so that it helps other members when searching.

 

Kind Regards,

Michelle

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Re: Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

Posted in reply to MichelleHomes

Great posts, Michelle! And a truly helpful reminder about marking accepted solutions. Those rank higher in search engine results, so it's extremely important to mark them.

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Re: Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

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Posted in reply to ShelleySessoms

Nice, I agree with your selections, top-noch topics in January. Thank you both @ShelleySessoms and @MichelleHomes Smiley Happy

I was amazed at the end of this month by the release of this hotfix to update SAS Web Server (Apache) from 2.2 to 2.4. 

 

https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Hot-Fix-Announcements/Updates-available-for-SAS-Web-Server-9-4-M3... which basically points to http://support.sas.com/kb/61/480.html 

 

Also, and related to the Upgrade of SAS 9.4 to SAS Viya, the series

https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Communities-Library/Shared-vs-Dedicated-looking-at-the-whole-pict... , by @ErwanGranger , to all who might think SAS Viya can be installed easily on same machines as SAS 9.4. In few words, it is not.

https://communities.sas.com/t5/SAS-Communities-Library/Promotion-from-SAS-Visual-Analytics-7-x-to-8-... , by @Renato_sas,recommended for everyone planning to move reports from VA 7.x to VA 8.2

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Re: Three things to note for SAS admins: January 2018

Posted in reply to JuanS_OCS

Terrific selections, @JuanS_OCS! Those hot fix and update notifications/articles are so important.

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