Knowledge Base

Installing, Configuring, and Migrating to SAS® 9.2

Installation and Configuration Enhancements

The following enhancements make installation and configuration of SAS 9.2 software significantly easier and faster:

Running SAS 9.2 and SAS 9.1.3 on the Same Machine

It is possible to run SAS 9.2 and SAS 9.1.3 simultaneously on the same computer. You must be sure to create a separate software depot and install the software in separate locations. In configurations that include SAS servers, you must use different TCP/IP port numbers. For important details and considerations, see Peaceful Coexistence: SAS 9.2 and SAS 9.1.3.

Moving Metadata and Other Content to SAS 9.2

If your configuration includes a metadata server, you will need to move and upgrade your content (including data, metadata, configuration details, and business logic) from SAS 9.1.3 to SAS 9.2. Comprehensive tools are provided to perform this task. You can choose from the following three approaches:

Note: To use any of the approaches described in "Moving Metadata and Other Content to SAS 9.2", you must be using SAS 9.1.3 Service Pack 4. In addition, you should ensure that SAS 9.2 versions of all of your SAS software are available. The SAS Intelligence Platform: 9.1.3 to 9.2 Migration Guide provides details to help you plan an upgrade process that is appropriate for your situation. The guide also describes important preparation steps and post-upgrade steps.