QuickStart Guide to Your

QuickStart Guide to Your
QuickStart Guide to Your SAS® 9.1.3 Planning Installation Kit
on Microsoft® Windows® 64-Bit Itanium-based Systems
Use this QuickStart Guide to help you get your SAS 9.1.3 software installed as quickly as possible.
Several of the steps in this QuickStart Guide refer you to more detailed installation documentation. You can use a
Web browser to view this documentation from either of the following locations:
• the Documentation for Installing and Configuring SAS CD, which is located inside the lid of your
installation kit. (To begin, insert the CD into your CD-ROM drive. If the CD does not autoplay, open
• the Install Center section of our Web site, which is located at
You can always find the most recent version of the installation documentation on the Install Center site.
Review the SAS Order Information sheet in this Getting Started folder.
• It is important to make sure that you have received the right software.
Review the Alert Notes and System Requirements and note issues that might affect the
installation of your SAS software.
• Open either the Documentation for Installing and Configuring SAS CD or the Install Center,
and select “Planning Installation Edition Kit.”
• To see the Alert Notes, select the Alert Notes link for your operating system in the “Pre-Installation”
section under “Alert Notes.” For the System Requirements, select the System Requirements link for
your operating system.
To begin the installation, you must be logged on as an administrator.
Locate your SAS installation data file (SID file), which is attached to the Software Order
E-mail that was sent to your SAS Installation Representative.
• Close all non-essential applications before you begin the installation. This includes antivirus software,
e-mail clients, etc.
• You will need the SAS installation data file to complete your installation. Each SID file contains the
licensing information, called the SETINIT, that is needed to complete your installation,.
• If you did not receive a SID file, contact the SAS Installation Representative at your site.
• To have your SID file resent, go to http://support.sas.com/adminservices-SID.
Uninstall any SAS 9.1.3 preproduction software.
• For instructions, open either the Documentation for Installing and Configuring SAS CD or the
Install Center, and select “Planning Installation Edition Kit.”
• Scroll to the “Installation Instructions--SAS 9.1.3 Foundation” section under “Installation” and select
“User Installation Guide for SAS 9.1.3 Foundation for Microsoft Windows 64-Bit Itanium-based
• In the document that opens, refer to the section titled “Removing SAS Software.”
Complete the pre-installation checklist.
• To locate the pre-installation checklist, open either the Documentation for Installing and
Configuring SAS CD or the Install Center, and select “Planning Installation Edition Kit.”
• Select “Pre-Installation Checklists” in the “Pre-Installation” section.
• Note that, depending on your order, additional pre-installation tasks might be described in your Road
Map(s), or in the documents that you are referred to by the Road Maps.
Follow the instructions in the enclosed Road Map(s).
• The enclosed Road Map(s) describe the order in which your installation kits should be installed and
how to proceed with the installation and configuration of your software.
• You should not install the software from any installation kit more than once unless you are specifically
directed to do so.
• If you have Road Maps for multiple solutions, consult a SAS representative to determine the order in
which you should use these Road Maps.
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When your SAS software has been installed, you can choose to view the postinstallation documentation or to run SAS.
Tips and Alert Notes
For the latest installation news, visit these sites for tips and Alert Notes that may not be in your documentation:
• What’s New in SAS 9.1.3
• Alert Notes
To prevent installation failure, please pay special attention to these two SAS Notes,
http://support.sas.com/kb/17/716.html and http://support.sas.com/kb/19/422.html.
• General support for SAS issues (including a link to Tech Support)
Technical Support
Should you need assistance with the software, we ask that only the SAS Installation Representative or onsite SAS
support personnel call our Technical Support Division. For U.S. and Canadian customers, support is provided from
our corporate headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. You may call (919) 677-8008, Monday through Friday.
Customers outside of the U.S. can obtain local-language technical support through the local office in their country.
Customers in these locations should contact their local office for specific support hours. See
http://support.sas.com/techsup/contact/index.html for contact information for local offices.
Before calling, you may want to explore the SAS Institute Technical Support Web site at
http://support.sas.com/techsup/. The Technical Support Web site offers a Knowledge Base, FAQs, Technical
Support Documents and more information that may answer your questions. This Web site also provides a mechanism
for reporting problems.
SAS and all other SAS Institute product or service names are registered trademarks or trademarks of SAS Institute Inc. in the USA and other
countries. Other brand and product names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective companies.
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Copyright © 2008 SAS Institute Inc. Cary, NC, USA. All rights reserved.
23 April 2008
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