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proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

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proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

Hi everyone

Can someone please tell me if you can get access to SAS/STAT 12.1 when using SASEG5.1? The reason I ask is that we are hoping to use proc stdrate, however it is only accessible through SAS/STAT 12.1.

Any guidance would be much appreciated.

Regards,

Andrew

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

Posted in reply to andrewp_82

As long as the SAS server you connect to from EG has SAS/STAT both installed and licensed then you can use any procedure in that product using SAS code, and for some procedures using EG tasks.

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

Thanks SASKiwi

So, in other words: you cannot use proc stdrate if you have SAS EG5.1?

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

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No, the opposite - you can use it.

EG has to connect to a SAS server (it can't work without one), either local SAS on your PC or a remote SAS server. So as long as SAS/STAT is on your local SAS or remote SAS server (installed and licenced) then STDRATE will be available to you in EG.

You can check this out yourself in EG in the server list by right-clicking on the server name (might be called SASApp if remote, or Local if local SAS), select Properties, then click on the Software tab, then click the View SAS Server Products.   

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

I checked what you suggested and found that we are using: SAS/STAT 9.3_M1

I know SAS/STAT 12.1 has proc stdrate however earlier versions do not. Does this mean our IT crew have not updated to the latest version of SAS/STAT?

Note that we are running SAS EG5.1

Thanks very much for your help, SASKiwi!!

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

Posted in reply to andrewp_82

It looks like SAS/STAT 12.1 came out with SAS 9.3 TS1M2 (you are on M1). See here SAS 9.3 Software Overview

However try running a test. In EG submit the SAS statements: proc stdrate data = test; run;

If the error you get says procedure not found, then you know it is not the the SAS version you are using (you need to update SAS to M2). If it is some other error like dataset not found  then it is indeed available to you.

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Re: proc stdrate in SAS EG5.1?

The version policy on SAS/stat has changed: http://support.sas.com/resources/papers/proceedings12/313-2012.pdf

We are on 13.2 now: SAS/STAT the reason for that change is mentioned to be more often changes to apply to the system without impacting Base/Foundation. 

You are running Eguide 5.1 Migration: SAS Enterprise Guide but it could be also another version to an an other Base/Foundation release

Your description is telling there is likely 9.3 installed (early 2012) and never brought up to date with newer releases thereafter. Missing Life Cyle Management at IT.

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