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SAS Technical Support Setinit Information

The site number is the number used by SAS Institute to identify the site to which SAS software is licensed. An accurate site number facilitates efficient handling of your track and hastens resolution. The site number is required for all contact with SAS Technical Support.

How do I locate my SAS Site Number if I can invoke my SAS System?

HELP à About SAS System à Siteinfo

The Siteinfo dialog will contain your site number. If you only see a site name, you can:

submit the following command and view the log

%PUT &SYSSITE;

or

PROC SETINIT; RUN;

  • If you are running any version of the SAS System in batch mode on any operating system, the site number will appear near the top of the .log file created by the batch program.
  • An example of the SAS log file:

    NOTE: Copyright (c) 2002 by SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA.
    NOTE: SAS (r) Proprietary Software Pre-Production Version 9.00 (TS B0)
    Licensed to SAS Institute, Early Adopter Release,
    Site 0000000000.
    NOTE: This session is executing on the WIN_PRO platform.

    How do I locate my SAS Site Number if I cannot invoke the SAS System?

    For all operating systems, the SAS setinit is located in a SETINIT file that is delivered with the SAS System. Below is an example of the beginning of the SETINIT file displaying the site number. PROC SETINIT RELEASE='8.2';
    SITEINFO NAME=XYZ CORP.'

    SITE=00000000
    OSNAME='WIN' RECREATE

    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, Version 7, Version 8 or Version 9, the site number will be contained in the SETNAME SAS file. To locate this file, enter the following CMS command:

    FILEL SETNAME SAS *
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT file in the TOOLS folder under the SAS612 folder
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, Version 7, Version 8 or Version 9, the site number will be contained in the RENEWPRM member of the Installation CNTL library.
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, Version 7 or Version 8, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT.SAS file. This file is located under the !SASROOT\CORE\SASINST folder.
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, Version 7, Version 8 or Version 9, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT.SAS file located directly under the !SASROOT directory.
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6, Version 7, Version 8 or Version 9, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT.SAS file. This file is located under the SAS$ROOT:[TOOLS] directory.
    If you are running the SAS System Version 6 or Version 7, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT.SAS file. This file is located under the !SASROOT\CORE\SASINST folder.
    If you are running the SAS System Version 8 or Version 9, the site number will be contained in the SETINIT.SSS file. This file is located under the !SASROOT\CORE\SASINST folder.

    How do I locate my site number if I am running Enterprise Guide?

    How do I locate my site number if I am running the SAS Learning Edition?

    If you continue to have difficultly finding your site number, enter the site number of 00000000.

    How Do I Locate My Site Number if I am using SAS OnDemand for Academics?