Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Installation and Migration Guide

Viewing Uninstallation Log Files

Log files are created during the uninstallation process. All uninstallation steps are logged, providing valuable troubleshooting information.

Uninstall Log

The uninstall log file is located as follows: install_dir/setup/Sun_Java_System_Web_Server_uninstall.log.

Uninstall log file entries contain information about the attempted action, the outcome of the action, and the cause of failure if applicable. Entries fall into three categories: INFO, WARNING, and ERROR. The following table describes each category.

Table 4–2 Uninstall Log Entry Categories




Marks normal completion of a particular uninstallation task. 


Marks non-critical failures. Warning-level messages contain information about the cause and nature of the failure, and point to possible remedies.  


Marks critical failures and reports the uninstallation status as failed. Error-level messages provide detailed information about the nature and cause of the problem. 

Low-Level Uninstall Log

Low-level uninstall logs are located as follows, where timestamp is of the format mmddHHMM.