Verify the Installation


After the installation and configuration is complete, you will want to verify your deployment. To verify that SAS Enterprise Miner is operational, start the SAS Enterprise Miner client, create a project, create a diagram, and run a node.

Starting SAS Enterprise Miner

For an installed client on the Windows operating system, the Start menu will contain a SAS folder that includes a shortcut to SAS Enterprise Miner Client 7.1 or SAS Enterprise Miner Workstation 7.1.
SAS Enterprise Miner Start Menu icon
To start the SAS Enterprise Miner 7.1 client using Java Web Start, open the SAS Enterprise Miner Status page. If your deployment uses JBoss as the application server, the default address will be similar to
Note: You will replace myserver.mynet.mycompany with the URL to the server that SAS Enterprise Miner was installed on.
Select the Launch link to start Java Web Start to load and run the SAS Enterprise Miner 7.1 client.
SAS Enterprise Miner Web Start

Run SAS Enterprise Miner Client 7.1

Log on to SAS Enterprise Miner using the Product Administrator, first user, or any other SAS Enterprise Miner account that you have created. In most cases, the Enterprise Miner Log On window will resemble the image shown below.
SAS Enterprise Miner Log On window
In the SAS Enterprise Miner window, select New Project.
SAS Enterprise Miner window
In the Create New Project window, accept the default SAS Server and click Next.
Create New Project — Step 1
In the Project Name text box, enter Test1. In the SAS Server Directory text box, enter the path to a folder that is accessible by your account from the server machine. This folder will contain your project folders and files. For testing and verification, you can use C:\Temp. You can use the Browse button to navigate to your file system and choose a more appropriate folder. For example, you can use C:\EMProjects\userid. Click Next.
Create New Project — Step 2
The SAS Folder Location is where the project metadata is saved. For verification purposes, accept the default location and click Next.
Create New Project — Step 3
The final step of the New Project Wizard displays the New Project Information, which reviews the information given in the previous windows. Click Finish. For a more in-depth tutorial on how to create a new project, see the SAS Enterprise Miner help documentation.
Create New Project — Step 4
In the Enterprise Miner — Test 1 window, select Helpthen selectGenerate Sample Data Sources.
Generate Same Data Sources selection
In the Generate Sample Data Sources window, click OK.
Generate Sample Data Sources window
In the Project Panel, you should see the data sources that were created.
Project Panel
In the Project Panel, right-click Diagramsthen selectCreate Diagram . In the Create New Diagram window, enter TestA and click OK. A new project diagram opens.
Create New Diagram window
After creating a new diagram, the project workspace for that diagram will open automatically. In the Project Panel, select the Home Equity data source. Click and drag this data source into the Diagram Workspace, as shown in the image below.
Project Workspace
Right-click the Home Equity node and select Run.
Run selection
In the Confirmation window, select Yes.
You should quickly see a Run Status window that indicates a successful run of the data source.
Run Status window
Click OK to close the Run Status window.
At this point, the verification is complete, and you have successfully installed and run all the major components of SAS Enterprise Miner. To close SAS Enterprise Miner, you can close the Enterprise Miner window, or select Filethen selectExit. At the Confirmation window, select Yes.