Installation Note 49776: Updating a SAS® 9.3 Metadata Server-based environment to use Java 7 in the UNIX environment
This note assumes that you have read and are familiar with SAS Note 49296: "Using Java 7 with SAS® 9.3 TS1M2."
Important: Before starting this process, read through the entire note so that you are aware of all preliminary requirements and potential issues as well as optional ways to accomplish these tasks.
Steps that will lead to a successful update
Your installation must be SAS 9.3 TS1M2 (SAS® 9.2 or earlier releases of SAS 9.3 are not supported).
If you are not currently running SAS 9.3 TS1M2 you must first update your installation by applying maintenance. You can request maintenance by completing this form, or by contacting your SAS Installation Representative, or by contacting your SAS account team. (If you need help with identifying your account team, call SAS directly at 1-800-727-0025, option 2.)Request an order that is at a product revision level of 13w18 or higher.
Complete all of the steps in Usage Note 49272 "Updating a SAS® 9.3 (TS1M2) Foundation installation to use Java 7 in a UNIX environment".
Do NOT proceed with the following steps until all items in Usage Note 49272 have been completed successfully!
Download and install a supported 64-bit version 7 JDK. If you already have a 64-bit version 7 JDK on your system run the command ./java -version from its bin directory to ensure that its baseline is at or above our supported minimum baseline.
Links to vendor sites are provided on our Third Party page, for your convenience.
Note: When determining whether to reference the minor or major upgrade sections in the documentation keep in mind that Oracle WebLogic and JBoss Community (once supported) are major upgrades, whereas steps for IBM WebSphere and JBoss EAP depends on your current release.
Verify your middle tier deployment by following validation steps in your Instructions.html file under the Lev1/Documents directory.
Operating System and Release Information
64-bit Enabled AIX
64-bit Enabled HP-UX
64-bit Enabled Solaris
Linux for x64
Linux on Itanium
Solaris for x64
For software releases that are not yet generally available, the Fixed
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