This chapter describes how to uninstall the Sun Java System Web Proxy Server. You can uninstall interactively or use the silent mode.
This chapter contains the following sections:
The uninstall command allows you to specify the method of uninstallation.
The uninstall command syntax is as follows:
About Uninstalling describes the uninstall command options for all uninstallation methods.Table 2–1 Options for the uninstall Command
Runs uninstallation using GUI method.
Runs uninstallation using the command-line method.
Runs uninstallation in silent mode.
Displays the available command-line arguments for the uninstall command.
Defines the location of the JDK installation that should be used for installer JVM in GUI mode.
Defines the location of the JDK installation that should be used for installer JVM in CLI mode.
There are three modes of uninstalling the product:
The uninstallation program prompts you using a sequence of graphical screens. This is the default method when you invoke the uninstallation program without options:./uninstall
Change to the installation directory.
Type ./uninstall to start the server uninstallation
You can uninstall the Proxy Server on Windows using either of the following ways:
Type uninstall at the command prompt.
Select Start menu ->Programs -> Sun Microsystems -> Sun Java System Web Proxy Server , and choose Uninstall.
A Welcome screen is displayed. Click Next. The Ready to Uninstall page is displayed. The product name, installation path, and the space reclaimed are displayed.
Click Uninstall Now to start uninstalling the Proxy Server or click Cancel to exit the uninstallation wizard.
The uninstallation summary is displayed that provides the status of the uninstallation. You can view the uninstallation log files. For information on the log file paths, see Uninstallation Log Files.
Click Details to view the uninstall log file.
Click Dismiss to close the log.
Click Close to close the uninstallation wizard.
The uninstallation program prompts you using a sequence of command-line prompts and messages. To activate the interactive command-line mode, invoke the uninstallation program using the -console option:./uninstall --console.
Change to the installation directory .
Type ./uninstall --console to start the server uninstallation.
Type uninstall --console to start a command-line installation on Windows.
The uninstallation program requires you to provide configuration preference settings that are used while uninstalling the server.
The uninstallation program consists of one or more selections that provide you with information, and allows you to enter preferences that determine how the Proxy Server is uninstalled.
When you are presented with the following questions, the uninstallation process pauses to allow you to read the information that has been presented. When you are ready, press Enter to continue.
Some questions require more detailed information that you are required to type. The question may have a default value that is displayed inside brackets . If you want to accept the default answer, press the Enter or Return key. If you want to provide a different answer, type it at the command prompt and then press Enter.
A Welcome screen is displayed. Press Enter to continue the uninstallation.
The product name, installation path, and the space reclaimed are displayed.
Select option 1 to start the uninstallation, option 2 to start the uninstallation program all over again, or option 3 to exit the uninstallation program.
The uninstallation details are displayed once the uninstallation process is completed.
You can view the uninstallation log files. For information on the log file paths, see Uninstallation Log Files.
Click option 2 to exit the uninstallation program or click option 1 to view the uninstall log file.
Press Enter or Return to continue viewing the log file or type q to exit the log file.
You can uninstall in the silent mode at the command line using the following command format:
When the prompt is returned, the silent uninstallation is complete. You can view the uninstallation log files. For information on the log file paths, see Uninstallation Log Files.
Uninstall log for Solaris SPARC, x86 and Linux:
Uninstall log for Windows:
Low level log.
For Solaris SPARC and x86 root user:
For Solaris SPARC and x86 non-root user:
For Linux root user:
For Linux non-root user: