Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2003 10:26:24 -0700
Reply-To: Hugh <roghmann@NEWAGE3.STANFORD.EDU>
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From: Hugh <roghmann@NEWAGE3.STANFORD.EDU>
Subject: Re: can't run system commands in SAS/CONNECT to unix
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You were correct: I need to start the unix spawner with the -shell
I now started the spawner running with the below command and now my
system commands are being recognized.
./sastcpd -service unxspawn -shell
thanks very much for your help,
Andrew.Farrer@CIBC.COM (Farrer, Andrew C) wrote in message news:<8DD657EA29E7D411A9C200D0B73C76780D743784@gemmrd-scc001eu.gem.cibc.com>...
> It would be worth removing the comments from the two statements at the top
> of your \Program Files\SAS Institute\SAS\V8\connect\saslink\tcpunix.scr
> signon script:
> /* trace on; */
> /* echo on; */
> In that way you can see the messages returned by the Unix shell or the
> spawner which should give you a clue. For example the spawner sometimes
> needs the -shell startup option or the telnet method will start an
> unfamiliar profile. You can also post a more complete log to firstname.lastname@example.org
> or SAS-L.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hugh [mailto:roghmann@NEWAGE3.STANFORD.EDU]
> Sent: Friday, July 11, 2003 9:32 PM
> To: SAS-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: can't run system commands in SAS/CONNECT to unix
> Hi there,
> I'm running SAS/Connect from my Windows XP PC to unix for the first
> time, and I've so far been unable to run some basic unix system
> commands from within my sas job. Please tell me this is possible,
> I'm getting the following warning in my log file, and the system
> command is simply ignored.
> WARNING: Shell escape is not valid in this SAS session.
> I've tried to do this 3 different ways, all with no success:
> 1. x cd /dir3;
> 2. %SYSEXEC(cd /dir3);
> data _null_;
> call system("cd /dir3");
> Can anybody please tell me what I'm doing wrong?
> thanks much