SAS: Open SAS on LSU VLab


Running SAS from VLAB

1. Launch the VMware View Client(Instructions on Downloading, Installing & Launching.)

2. Connect.  (Connection Server:

VMware Horizon Connection Serve information

3. At the welcome screen, OK.

4. Type your User Name: (your PAWS ID), your password, and Domain: LSU. Click Login.

Note: The user name needs to be followed by ""

User name and password for vlab

5. Double click General Desktop.

General Desktop button

6. Once you see the notice screen, click OK.

7. On the Welcome to VLAB screen, Start > All Programs > SAS > SAS 9.4 (English). (Or the version that is needed for your Program)

General Desktop window with SAS 9.4 English highlighted under SAS file

8. Within your SAS programs, to access files on your hard drive (e.g., data files, SAS data sets, etc.), substitute \\tsclient\c for c: (or use whatever drive letter corresponds to the drive containing your file(s)). This works with USB drives, too.

Drive Selection Shortcut VMware View client

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9/21/2017 12:32:29 PM