SAS: Open SAS on LSU VLab

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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, click OK.

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

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

  • If you are off campus, connect to the LSU VPN if you have not already done so, or check to make sure you are still connected. For more information about the LSU VPN, please see this article: VPN / Virtual Private Network: LSU Overview

User name and password for vlab

5. Double-click General Desktop.

General Desktop button

6. Once you see the notification 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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9/7/2023 8:28:59 AM