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The SETINIT Procedure is an undocumented procedure that identifies which SAS components or products are installed and what the license expiration date is for the system and each component. It also gives the site name and number as well as the system birthday, operating system and any grace or warning period for license expiration.


PROC SETINIT <options> ;

The available <options>, which can be omitted, include:

Which removes the alias names for a product bundle that is licensed as a package, for example an ACADEMIC bundle, and lists each licensed product individually. See Tips:Removing License Alias for more information.
The RELEASE = option, is an option expected by the parser, which recognizes RELEASE = " string " as being valid syntax. The contents of the quoted string is not documented, although an empty string as well as a blank space are accepted as being valid.


This procedure can be run before or after the SAS system license expires or is renewed to obtain basic information about the SAS installation and components. This information may be needed by SAS Support.

If you want to identify which version of each SAS component is installed, then use the PRODUCT STATUS procedure.

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