Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 11:06:25 -0500
Reply-To: Paul Thompson <paul@WUBIOS.WUSTL.EDU>
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From: Paul Thompson <paul@WUBIOS.WUSTL.EDU>
Organization: Washington University in St. Louis
Subject: Re: x command in intrnet session
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Kenneth Moody wrote:
> SAS/IntrNet servers are generally run under a special or system userid.
> If that's the case in your shop, does the SAS/IntrNet user have
> permission to update the files in question?
>>>>"Mason Burley" <mason.burley@LGAN.COM> 04/26/04 08:40AM >>>
> Using interactive SAS, I can use the 'X' command to delete files from
> certain directories. However, once I try the same approach in
> the files are no longer deleted. I don't get any error messages in the
> but the command does not work.
> Any ideas on different approaches/commands/settings?
> Thanks for your help,
> Mason Burley
Generally, in performing this sort of thing, I find that setting up a
shell script is the best approach. That way, I can execute the script
in unix to test it. Once it works, I "shell out" in SAS/IntrNet and
perform the same process.
Many many errors are possibly the problem. Here are some tips:
1) Use absolute paths to all executables. The path for SAS/IntrNet may
be different than under unix. So, say
to execute process snort.
2) Permissions are important. They need to be tested.
3) You can have difficulties getting to specific directories if you are