I am trying to see the different functionality of SAS. And I just started learning SAS. Using trial SAS (ONLINE--in WINDOWS) https://azureuse011379.my-trials.sas.com/SASStudio/
I defined a filename as
filename cells 'D:\SAS\lwmask0_12US2.txt';
When I tried running the code, I am getting the following error:
ERROR: Physical file does not exist,
I checked :
File exists in D:\SAS
File can be opened in notepad
File is not open anywhere when running SAS
I tried changing slash \ to /
But nothing works.
Why I see a Linux file path?. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
The SAS you use runs on an Azure instance in the cloud, on a virtual Linux server. It does not have any access to your local drive.
But the SAS Studio applet in your browser can do this, and you must use it to upload the file to the SAS server.
After uploading (the "up" error), a right click on the uploaded file will reveal the path you must use.
This looks like a message when SAS is in lockdown state. But I would think that a path in your home directory should be made accessible. Get in touch with the administrators responsible for the virtual server.
Okay, I found out the issue. I was uploading files to another location. But when I uploaded files to /SAS Server/Home, it works.
However, I am trying to upload a big file ( > 700 MB), but it looks like the file size limit is only 100 MB. Is it because of the Trial version?.
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