Installing SAS


When you install SAS, you install the following components that allow PowerCenter to access SAS:

* Client component. Allows you to import definitions, create mappings, and create connection objects using the PowerCenter Client.

* Repository Service component. Allows the Repository Service to store and access the SAS metadata in the repository.

* Integration Service component. Allows the Integration Service to run SAS sessions.

* Communication component. Allows the Designer and Integration Service to access the SAS host.

You can use the Full Installation option to install all components at one time.

Installing the Client Component Install the Client component on each PowerCenter Client machine where you want to create or access SAS metadata.

To install the Client component on Windows:

1.  Run setup.exe from the following location:

<DownloadLocation>Win32setup.exe

2.  Click Yes to install SAS.

The Welcome window introduces the SAS installation. 3.  Click Next.

4.  Choose a directory to install the Client component.

Click Browse to find a directory or use the default directory. 5.  Click Next.

6.  Select Client Component and click Next.

7.  Select a Start menu folder for program shortcuts and click Next.

A confirmation page appears. 8.  Click Install.

The Client Component Setup Wizard launches. 9.  Click Next.

10.  Review the license agreement and click Yes.

The Client component is installed. Updating PowerCenter Online Help Files When you install the Client component, the following online help files are extracted to the SAS installation directory:

powercenterhelp.chm. The PowerCenter master help file that contains links to SAS help.

sas.chm. The online help file for SAS.

To complete the Client component installation, copy the SAS online help files to the PowerCenter help directory.

To update PowerCenter online help files:

1.  On the PowerCenter Client machine, back up powercenterhelp.chm in the help directory in the following location:

<PowerCenter Installation Directory>clientbinhelpen

To back up the file, rename it to Original_powercenterhelp.chm. 2.  Copy powercenterhelp.chm and sas.chm from the SAS installation directory to the help directory on the PowerCenter Client machine.

Installing the Repository Component Install the Repository component on each node configured to run a Repository Service process. If the Repository Service is configured to run on primary and backup nodes, install the Repository component on each of these nodes.

To install the Repository Component on Windows:

1.  Run setup.exe from one of the following locations:

<DownloadLocation>Win32setup.exe

<DownloadLocation>EMT64setup.exe

2.  Click Yes to install SAS.

The  window SAS installation. 3.  Click Next.

4.  Choose a directory to install the Repository component.

Click Browse to find a directory or use the default directory. 5.  Click Next.

6.  Select Repository Component and click Next.

7.  Select a Start menu folder for program shortcuts and click Next.

A confirmation page appears. 8.  Click Install.

The Repository Component Setup Wizard launches. 9.  Click Next.

10.  Review the license agreement and click Yes.

The Repository component is installed. To install the Repository component on UNIX:

1.  Run the installation script from the installation CD.

2.  Follow the instructions and choose Install Repository Plugin.

The Repository Service component is installed. Installing the Integration Service Component If the Integration Service is configured to run on primary and backup nodes, install the Integration Service component on each node configured to run the Integration Service process.

To install the Integration Service component on Windows:

1.  Run setup.exe from one of the following locations:

<DownloadLocation>Win32setup.exe

<DownloadLocation>EMT64setup.exe

2.  Click Yes to install SAS.

The Welcome window introduces the SAS installation. 3.  Click Next.

4.  Choose a directory to install the Integration Service component.

Click Browse to find a directory or use the default directory. 5.  Click Next.

6.  Select Server Component and click Next.

7.  Select a Start menu folder for program shortcuts and click Next.

A confirmation page appears. 8.  Click Install.

The Integration Service Component Setup Wizard launches. 9.  Click Next.

10.  Review the license agreement and click Yes.

The Integration Service component is installed. 11.  Click Finish to exit the installer.

The Integration Service component is installed. To install the Integration Service component on UNIX:

Run the installation script from the installation CD and choose Install Server Plugin.

Use the same login that you used to install the . The Integration Service component is installed. Installing the Communication Component Install the Communication component, also known as the SPI Server, on the machine that runs the SAS environment that you want to connect to.

The Communication component does not connect to the repository. The configuration is stored locally.

Installing the Communication Component on Windows On Windows, the Communication component runs as a Windows service.

To install the Communication component on Windows:

1.  Run setup.exe from the following location:

<DownloadLocation>Win32setup.exe

2.  Click Yes to install SAS.

The Welcome window introduces the SAS installation. 3.  Click Next.

4.  Choose a directory to install the Communication component.

Click Browse to find a directory or use the default directory. 5.  Click Next.

6.  Select SAS Communication Component and click Next.

7.  Select a Start menu folder for program shortcuts and click Next.

A confirmation page appears. 8.  Click Install.

The Communication Component Setup Wizard launches. 9.  Click Next.

10.  On the SPI Server Configuration page, enter the following information and click OK:

Setting
Description
Port Number
TCP/IP port number for the SPI Server listener process.
Log File Path
Absolute path to the log file.
Default is C:Program filesInformaticaInformatica PowerExchangePowerExchange for SAS 8.6.0.0.0spiserver.log
SAS Pre Post Code.
Allow SAS exits: Yes or No.
Default is No.
Application Path
Absolute path to the SAS executables.
Default is C:Program FilesSAS InstituteSASV8sas.exe.
Working Directory Path
SAS Working Environment directory path.
Default is C:testdata.
Autoexec Name
Name of the autoexec file.
Default is autoexec.sas.

Click the Users button to add, edit, or delete users or to change user attributes. 11.  Click OK.

12.  Review the license agreement and click Yes.

The Communication component is installed. Installing the Communication Component on UNIX Install the Communication component with a user account that has authorization to start SAS and to access the SAS data you want to read or write. SAS uses this user account to access the SAS data.

To install the Communication component on UNIX:

1.  Run the installation script from the installation CD.

2.  Choose a directory where you want to install the Communication component.

3.  Follow the instructions and choose Install SAS Communication Component.

The Communication component is installed. Post install step for the Communication component on UNIX:

The following libraries are installed with the spiserver binary:

libicuuc.<ext>.34

libicui18n.<ext>.34

libicudata.<ext>.34

where <ext> must be replaced by the shared library extension for the UNIX platform in question, for example libicuuc.so.34 for Linux.

Bring these libraries in the system library path in one of the two following ways.

1.  Add the SPI Server installation directory to the library search path: for example: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/home/PowerExchange‘ForSAS:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH

2.  Move the library files to a directory already in the library search path, for example /usr/local/lib

Leave your comment are welcome any other question.

Mehboob

MCTS – BI

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