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Oracle® Communications Billing and Revenue Management Installation Guide
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16 Uninstalling BRM

This chapter describes the tasks you perform to uninstall the Oracle Communications Billing and Revenue Management (BRM) software, the server application, and client applications from your computer.

For details on how to uninstall or reinstall Oracle database, see the database vendor's documentation for your platform.

Uninstalling the BRM Software

Uninstalling BRM requires three tasks:

  1. Uninstalling Optional Components

  2. Uninstalling BRM

  3. Uninstalling BRM Client Applications

Uninstalling Optional Components

To uninstall optional components,

  1. Back up the BRM database.

    See "Maintaining a BRM Database".

  2. Stop all BRM daemons, processes, and managers.

    See "Starting and Stopping the BRM System" in BRM System Administrator's Guide.

  3. Log in as user pin.

  4. Go to the directory where you installed the Third-Party package and source the source.me file:

    Bash shell:

    source source.me.sh
      
    

    C shell:

    source source.me.csh
      
    
  5. Run the BRM_Home/uninstaller/ProductName/uninstaller.bin program.

    Note:

    You can use the -console parameter to run the uninstallation in command-line mode.
  6. Select the features you want to uninstall, and follow the interactive prompts.

    Note:

    Optional components must be uninstalled before uninstalling BRM.

Uninstalling BRM

To uninstall BRM,

  1. Back up the BRM database.

    See "Maintaining a BRM Database".

  2. Stop all BRM daemons, processes, and managers. See "Starting and Stopping the BRM System" in BRM System Administrator's Guide.

  3. Log in as user pin.

  4. Go to the directory where you installed the Third-Party package and source the source.me file:

    Bash shell:

    source source.me.sh
      
    

    C shell:

    source source.me.csh
      
    
  5. Run the BRM_Home/uninstaller/Portal_Base/uninstaller.bin program.

    Note:

    You can use the -console parameter to run the uninstallation in command-line mode.
  6. Select the features you want to uninstall, and follow the interactive prompts.

Uninstalling BRM Client Applications

This section describes how to uninstall BRM UNIX and Windows applications.

Uninstalling UNIX Client Applications

To uninstall BRM client applications on UNIX, you must manually delete the files from your computer.

Uninstalling Windows Client Applications

To uninstall BRM client applications on Windows,

  1. Back up the BRM database.

    See "Maintaining a BRM Database".

  2. Go to the Start menu and choose Programs - Portal - Uninstall ProductName.

  3. In the BRM Software Uninstallation tool window, select one of the following:

    • View Products Only: This shows a list of BRM products currently installed on your Windows machine.

    • View Products and Components: This expands each BRM product and its components. This is useful for uninstalling individual components.

  4. Select the product or component you want to uninstall, and click OK.