a problem is also to figure out, which modules are related to what SAS
On Tue, 4 Oct 2005 11:44:02 -0400, Charles Harbour
>This will only tell you what you have licensed, not what's being used.
>There's a tool out there called Softaudit (from Isogon, I think), which
>tracks which modlues are actually being called (will do this for all
>languages/products, not just sas). For some of the more obscure products,
>this is your best way to determine what's being called, and who's using it.
>An alternative is that you can turn on SMF records for sas usage. This
>will be like turning on a firehose though, in that I think you get a record
>for every jobstep. In either case, you'll need to do some analysis on the
>data, to group which modules are in which product, where the job is running
>(assuming you're thinking of creating a penalty box as an alternative to
>complete elimination), and who's running it--and then run a freq to see
>what the impact will be.
>Good luck--this is a common topic--try searching the archives for more
>info. You could also look on the web for a listserv called ISVCOST.
>On Tue, 4 Oct 2005 11:08:11 -0400, Droogendyk, Harry
>>Will surface a bunch of stuff. Not sure it'll let you know is included in
>bundles you may have licensed.
>>[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of G B
>>Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2005 10:56 AM
>>Subject: SAS Components being used on the mainframe
>>Is it possible to identify what components of SAS that we are licensed for
>are actually being used on the mainframe?
>>We have almost all components they offer and are wanting to discontinue
>some of them to save maintenance fees.
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