SAS 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha
Original Publication Date: 2004-Dec-31
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Companion for OpenVMS Alpha
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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2004. SAS ® 9.1 Companion for OpenVMS Alpha. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.
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P A R T 1 Running SAS under OpenVMS 1
4 Introduction to the OpenVMS Operating Environment 3
What Is the OpenVMS Operating Environment? 4
Access to OpenVMS 4
Basics of the OpenVMS File System 6
OpenVMS Filenames 8
OpenVMS File Types 12
OpenVMS File Types Used by SAS 12
OpenVMS Logical Names and Logical-Name Tables 13
The OpenVMS Digital Command Language 14
Data Security 17
4 Getting Started with SAS under OpenVMS 19 Starting a SAS Session under OpenVMS 21
Selecting a Mode of Operation under OpenVMS 21
SAS Windowing Environment under OpenVMS 22
Batch Mode under OpenVMS 24
Interactive Line Mode under OpenVMS 26
Noninteractive Mode under OpenVMS 27
Running SAS in a SPAWN/NOWAIT Subprocess 29
Running SAS in a Detached Process 29
X Window Command Line Options 30
Techniques for Customizing Your SAS Session under OpenVMS 31
Customizing Your SAS Session Using System Options 32
Configuration Files 36
Autoexec Files 39
What's New ix
Migrating Your Existing SAS Files to SAS 9.1 ix
Restricted System Options x
Support for Extended (ODS-5) Syntax on ODS-5 Enabled Volumes x Support for Cluster-Level Logicals x
Specifying an Additional Configuration File xi
Functionalities That Are Unavailable from a Captive Account xi
Changes to SAS E-mail xi
Accessing External Shareable Images xi