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Fluorite | Level 6

Hi all,


My manager wants to restore a particular Visual Analytics report in our SAS Viya 3.4 system.

The system is Linux based, I have a backup from December which should be useful, but unfortunately I don't see how to recover this report in the documentation.

Can someone point me in the right direction?




Obsidian | Level 7

Hello BillPerkins,


Please make sure If your backup package includes the corresponding 2G format file which is the VA report file format.


If you have those files included in your backup, your are able to restore your report.


And the use SASMC to import the files back to your environment.


Hope this is clear enough.




Fluorite | Level 6

Too many acronyms; What is 2G, SASMC?

Opal | Level 21

@BillPerkins  - SASMC is SAS Management Console. That doesn't exist in Viya versions of VA so I don't think that is going to help. While VA reports are stored in SAS metadata in SAS 9.4 / VA 7.x, I'm not sure how they are stored in Viya.

Obsidian | Level 7

Hi BIllPerkins,


Sorry for the acronyms.


I hope this helps for SAS Viya 3.4:

  1. In the applications menu of SAS Environment Manager, select "Administration" -> "Manage
  2. In the navigation bar, select "Content" from the navigation menu.
  3. Click "Import". The Import wizard opens and "Select source" is selected.
  4. In the "Import file": box , click to navigate on your file system to the "JSON" format file that you want to import.
  5. Click"Open".
  6. Then look for the repport object you need to proceed to the mappings step,
    by clicking "Mapping File" At the top of the window
  7. At the top of the window, click "Results" to complete the mapping step.
  8. Click the "Import" button at the top right-hand side of the window. If every object was successfully mapped,
    then the Results table is displayed by default with a list of the objects that were imported.



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