The following sections describe how to uninstall the Administration Server from both Windows and UNIX platforms:
|Notes:||If you have entered policy and security configuration information in the Administration Console and you want to save it, you must export it, uninstall the Administration Server, re-install the Administration Server, and import the policy and security configuration information. For instructions on exporting and importing policy and configuration information, see Importing and Exporting Policy in the Policy Managers Guide.|
This procedure removes the Administration Server, which includes the Administration Console and all scripts that relate to management tasks.
To uninstall the Administration Server, do the following:
|Note:||If the directories contain user generated files that you want to save (for example, files in the
|Note:||Make sure to check the Uninstall SCM box also. If you do not do this, you will have to delete these product files manually.|
This procedure does not remove the servlet container software. You must remove that software according to the servlet container product documentation. For additional instructions for completely removing the product, see Additional Steps.
To remove the ActiveX controls, open the Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs and uninstall the ActiveX control named "BEA ALES Administration Console". You need to do this on each Windows system previously used to connect to an Administration Server.
To run the graphical mode uninstallation program, your console must support a Java-based GUI. If the uninstallation program determines that your system cannot support a Java-based GUI, the uninstallation program automatically starts in console mode.
To uninstall the Administration Server software:
|Note:||If your system supports a graphical user interface, the uninstall program starts in graphical mode. If your system does not support a graphical user interface, the uninstall program starts in console mode.|