Usage Note 16568: Running SAS® 9.1.3 and SAS® 9.2 TS1M0 in the Windows x64 environment
SAS® Foundation 9.1.3 (32-bit) is available for Windows x64 systems with the exception of Windows Server 2008. (See the below link to SAS Installation Note 36616 for more information.)
SAS Foundation 9.2 32-bit and SAS Foundation 9.2 x64 are available for Windows x64 systems.
SAS® runs on the following processors under Windows x64:
Intel Pentium 4 EM64T
Intel Xeon EM64T
AMD Athlon 64
AMD Turion 64
SAS runs on multi-processor and multi-core machines.
SAS® 9.1.3 and Windows x64 installation issues
In order to install SAS Foundation 9.1.3 32-bit release on Windows x64, you are required to have the following:
CDs shipped after 1 Sept 2005 (spine of SAS Installation Kit
indicates "Rev: 15") is required.
CD set 45 or later
Both date and CD set can be found at the bottom of the
SAS Setup CD as "CD Set 45 - 1Sept2005".
SAS Installation Data File (SID) has CDSetVersion=45.
If you have received a new SAS Foundation 9.1.3 SID file after 03 August 2007, it will work
on x64. If you received a SID file before that date, then you need a
new one. For a new one, contact Contracts for a new SID file at
Re-send SAS Installation Data for SAS®9 or Higher.
Under Windows x64, SAS 9.1.3 supports the installation of bundles,
such as Education Analytic Suite (EAS). Note, however, that some
products in those bundles are NOT supported under Windows x64 and
should not be installed. See below.
You can install only these SAS products on Windows x64:
Base SAS® Software
SAS® Data Quality Server Software
SAS® High-Performance Forecasting
SAS® Integration Technologies
* SAS/ACCESS® Interface to DB2
* SAS/ACCESS® Interface to ODBC
* SAS/ACCESS® Interface to OLE/DB
* SAS/ACCESS® Interface to Oracle
* SAS/ACCESS® Interface to PC File Format
SAS/MDDB® Server Software
* For SAS 9.1.3, these SAS/ACCESS products are supported under Windows x64 as a
32-bit application as long as the database client 32-bit libraries are
installed and configured where Windows x64 is installed. For a fuller
description of the status of SAS/ACCESS to PC File Formats on x64 and
64-bit Itanium, please see SAS Note 17075 "SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC File Formats support on Windows 64-bit Platforms."and 19381 "Status of SAS/ACCESS Interface to PC Files on 64-bit Windows."
SAS® Enterprise Miner™ Client solution is NOT supported under
Windows x64 under SAS 9.1.3 and SAS 9.2 TS1M0.
SAS Enterprise Server Solution IS supported under Windows x64. For more information, see SAS Note 17570 "Supported platforms for SAS Enterprise Miner 5.2."
SAS 9.1.3 Intelligence Platform (including Data Sources, SAS Servers, Middle Tier and Client Tier) is not supported under Windows x64. SAS 9.2 TS2M0 Intelligence Platform (32-bit and x64) is supported.
SAS 9.2 TS2M0 supports Windows x64.
SAS® 9.2 and Windows x64 installation issues
In order to install SAS Foundation 9.2 32-bit TS1M0 or SAS Foundation 9.2 32-bit TS2M0 on Windows x64, you are required to have appropriate SAS installation files and to have the appropriate 32-bit and x64 OSNAME settings in a SAS Installation Data file provided by SAS: