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SAS® 9.3 (TS1M0, TS1M1, and TS1M2) Support for Web Browsers and Plug-Ins

This page contains the minimum version requirements of Web browser software for use with SAS 9.3 (TS1M0 and TS1M1). It is possible to use updated versions of the third-party software that is listed below. See SAS® Third-Party Software Requirements - Baseline and Higher Support for more details.

Web Browsers

The following table lists the Web browsers that are supported for use with SAS® Foundation software and SAS client applications.

For UNIX, VMS, and MVS operating environments, SAS 9.3 Foundation assumes that you will use the SAS Remote Browser server to display Help and SAS OnlineDoc® as well as to view ODS HTML output. The remote-browser server runs on your Windows or Linux desktop machine, and it displays output using one of the browsers listed in the table below to display output.

For Windows operating environments, SAS 9.3 Foundation uses Microsoft Internet Explorer or Firefox for Help and SAS OnlineDoc®. To display ODS output, Windows can use either Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, or an embedded browser.

You can download the Remote Browser Server from the Software Downloads page.

Web Browser Platform Version Notes
Firefox Linux 32-bit (x86) 3.6 Only the 32-bit version of the browser is supported.

Starting with the first maintenance release for SAS 9.3 (TS1M1), "and higher" support for Firefox includes major versions.

Windows 8 and 8.1 support on Firefox is only available in the second maintenance release for SAS 9.3 (TS1M2 ).
Firefox Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 3.6
Firefox Windows XP SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 3.6
Firefox Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 3.6
Firefox Windows Server 2008 R2 3.6
Firefox Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 3.6
Firefox Windows 8 and 8.1 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 3.6
Internet Explorer Windows XP SP2/SP3 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 7 and 8 Only the 32-bit version of the browser is supported.

Sometimes Internet Explorer does not render long lines of text correctly on the View tab of a Web report (for example, a SAS® Web Report Studio report). If this is the case, resize the window width to resolve the issue. For an example of this text-rendering problem, see the sample display.
Internet Explorer Windows Server 2003 (32-bit, 64-bit x64) 7 and 8
Internet Explorer Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 7 and 8
Internet Explorer Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 7 and 8
Internet Explorer Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 8
Internet Explorer Windows Server 2008 R2 8
Internet Explorer Windows Vista and Windows 7 (for both 32-bit and 64-bit x64) 9 Only the 32-bit version of the browser is supported.

Internet Explorer 9 is not supported in SAS® 9.3 TS1M0. However, support for this browser is available in the first maintenance release for SAS 9.3 (TS1M1).
Internet Explorer Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit x64) 10 Only the 32-bit version of the browser is supported.

Support for Internet Explorer 10 in the Windows 7 environment is available in the second maintenance release for SAS 9.3 (TS1M2)

Adobe Flash Player

Some SAS Web applications use Adobe Flash Player to provide interactive functionality. The table below shows the required version of the Adobe Flash Player.

Note: It is not necessary to install the Adobe Flash Player on client machines in advance. If the Adobe Flash Player is not already installed and you access a SAS Web application that uses Flash, your browser will prompt you to install it.

Product Version Link
Adobe Flash Player 10.1 (SAS 9.3 TS1M0)

10.3 (SAS 9.3 TS1M1)
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