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Quartz | Level 8

Hi All,

I am trying to run remote sas on wrds by this code:

%let wrds = 4016;

options comamid = TCP remote=WRDS;

signon username=_prompt_;  /* I also tried this option: Username=XXXX Password=XXXX but got the same result*/


but after I enter the user and password in the prompted window , I come to this error log:

195  %let wrds = 4016;

196  options comamid = TCP remote=WRDS;

197  signon username=_prompt_;

NOTE: Remote signon to WRDS commencing (SAS Release 9.02.01M0P020508).

ERROR: A communication subsystem partner link setup request failure has occurred.

ERROR: Cannot start remote process.

ERROR: Remote signon to WRDS canceled.




201  rsubmit;

ERROR: A link must be established by executing the SIGNON command before you can communicate

       with WRDS.

ERROR: Remote submit to WRDS canceled

Can anyone please help me why is this happening? Could it be because of my firewall settings?


Opal | Level 21

I'm not familiar with WRDS, and don't know from where (or on what) you are trying to access it, but possibly the following might help:

Quartz | Level 8

Thanks a lot Arthur,

I should wait till my administrator installs that for me to see whether works.

Calcite | Level 5

Try input your username using all small letters. Wrds support said that the username for remote access is case-sensitive.


Sometimes I need to restart SAS to make this step work. Before getting to this step, I also tried to deactivate my firewall/ allow the SAS to go through firewall. 


Hope it helps. 


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