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Chapter 7 Uninstalling
This chapter describes the procedures required for uninstalling iPlanet Application Server and the associated subcomponents.
The following sections are described in this chapter:
By default, all components are selected for uninstallation. Confirm that no other servers are using the directory server. If the directory server is being used by another server, de-select it and do not uninstall the directory server.
Note Do not uninstall iPlanet Application Server by deleting directories or modifying parameters in the registry.
During the uninstall process, you are prompted to provide a user name and password with administrator access to the configuration directory. Enter the user name and password given during installation. Another user name and password can be entered, if that user name has administrator privileges to the configuration directory.
The following directories remain after you uninstall iPlanet Application Server:
- iAS_installDir/APPS directory
After uninstalling iPlanet Application Server, decide if you want to remove these directories, particularly the custom and APPS directories, which may contain files you wish to keep and applications you've developed.
Note Before running the iPlanet Application Server uninstall program, make sure that Directory Server is running.
Uninstalling iPlanet Application Server on Windows Platforms
To uninstall iPlanet Application Server on Windows platforms, perform the following steps:
- Click the Uninstall icon in the iPlanet Application Server 6.5 program group.
When you click Uninstall, iPlanet Application Server and associated services will stop immediately.
- Choose the components and subcomponents you wish to uninstall.
- When prompted, enter a user name and password with administrator access to the configuration Directory Server.
If you do not know, or do not want to use the user name and password given during installation, enter another user name and password having administrator privileges on the configuration Directory Server.
- Enter the configuration Directory Server information.
Uninstalling iPlanet Application Server on Solaris Platforms
To uninstall iPlanet Application Server on Solaris platforms, perform the following steps:
- From the iPlanet installation directory (the default is /usr/iPlanet/iAS6), type uninstall and press Enter.
- Specify the components and subcomponents you want to uninstall.
- Enter a user ID and password that has administrator privileges on the configuration Directory Server.
You will receive the message "Uninstallation completed" when the software finishes removing all the files.
Note Some of the directories and files created by the installer, and those created by the user are not removed during uninstallation. Typically, the following directories are left after uninstallation:
You can manually delete these files.
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