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SAS 9.2 Companion for zOS Disclosure Number: IPCOM000243379D
Original Publication Date: 2009-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Sep-19
Document File: 724 page(s) / 4M

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SAS® 9.2 Companion for z/OS

SAS® Documentation

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The correct bibliographic citation for this manual is as follows: SAS Institute Inc. 2009. SAS ® 9.2 Companion for z/OS. Cary, NC: SAS Institute Inc.

SAS® 9.2 Companion for z/OS

Copyright © 2009, SAS Institute Inc., Cary, NC, USA

ISBN 978-1-59994-706-8
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P A R T 1 Running SAS Software under z/OS 1

Chapter 1

4 Initializing and Configuring SAS Software 3

Invoking SAS in the z/OS Environment 5
Connecting to SAS under z/OS 7
Customizing Your SAS Session 8
HFS, UFS, and zFS Terminology 18

Specifying Physical Files 18

SAS Software Files 20

Transporting SAS Data Sets between Operating Environments 31

Accessing SAS Files in Other Operating Environments 31

Using Input/Output Features 32

Reserved z/OS ddnames 32

Using the SAS Remote Browser 33

Using Itemstore Help Files 38

Exiting or Terminating Your SAS Session in the z/OS Environment 40

Solving Problems under z/OS 41

Support for SAS Software 43

Chapter 2

      4 Using SAS Libraries 47 Introduction 48

SAS Library Engines 49

SAS View Engines 51

Library Implementation Types for Base and Sequential Engines 52

Assigning SAS Libraries 68

Chapter 3

4 Allocating External Files 83

Introduction to External Files 83

What's New ix

Overview ix

Installation Change ix

SAS Software Enhancements x

New cleanwork Utility x
New SAS Macro xi

New SAS Logging Facility xi

New FTP Function xi

Enhanced SAS Statements xi

New SAS System Options xii