The text-based interface allows you to run the uninstaller directly from a terminal window by responding to prompts displayed in the window. For usage guidelines, refer to How to Use the Text-Based Interface.
If you have problems during uninstallation, refer to Chapter 9, Troubleshooting.
If you are not logged in as root, become superuser.
Navigate to the uninstaller directory:
Solaris OS: /var/sadm/prod/SUNWentsys5
Linux and HP-UX: /var/sadm/prod/sun-entsys5
Run the uninstaller:
The Welcome message is displayed followed by a list of all possible Java ES product components on your system.
The uninstaller selects for removal any Java ES product components it finds on your system by listing the numbers corresponding to the installed product components. Product components that are not installed on your system are disabled and cannot be chosen. You can choose to uninstall all installed components, or select only some of the installed components for uninstallation.
Choose product components for uninstallation.
To uninstall all installed product components, press Return.
To choose specific product components, type a comma-separated list of the numbers corresponding to the product components you want to uninstall, and press Return.
Resolve configuration or dependency issues.
If the uninstaller detects product component dependencies among the products selected for removal, warnings about a potential loss of configuration data are displayed. Your choices are:
If unconfigure pages are displayed, enter the information requested for the product component.
If you selected a product component for which the uninstaller needs an administrative ID or password, the uninstaller prompts you for administrator IDs and passwords.
For details on the information you must provide the uninstaller, refer to Granting Administrator Access for the Uninstaller.
Depending on the product components you selected for removal, the uninstaller might also prompt you for a port number or a host name.
Before removing software from your system, the uninstaller displays a summary page, showing the product components selected for removal.
Review your selections.
When you are satisfied with your selections, type the number 1 and press Return.
The uninstaller begins removing software from your system. During uninstallation, the uninstaller displays a progress bar that displays the overall completion percentage.
After all product component software has been removed, you can view the uninstallation summary and log.
Type 1 or 2 and press Return to see information about the uninstallation.
Uninstallation summary. Type 1 to see the product components that were uninstalled and a list of configuration information for the product components.
Uninstallation log. Type 2 to list all messages that were generated by the uninstaller during uninstallation.
You can also view the uninstallation summary and log files:
Solaris OS: /var/sadm/install/logsLinux and HP-UX: /var/opt/sun/install/logs
Type the ! character to exit the uninstaller.
If you uninstalled Access Manager or Service Registry, go to Completing Post-uninstallation Tasks.