Sun Java Communications Suite 5 Installation Guide

Directory Server Uninstallation Behavior

Table 9–8 Directory Server Uninstallation Details



Configuration Data and User Data 

If you are uninstalling the Directory Server instance hosting user data, the Directory Server LDAP database is removed during uninstallation. 

Caution: To avoid loss of data, make sure to back up Directory Server information before uninstalling. Directory Server has several tools and utilities to backup Directory Server and migrate configuration data. Refer to Directory Server documentation for more information.

Other Installations This Component Requires 


Products Requiring this Installation 

  • Calendar Server

  • Access Manager

  • Instant Messaging

  • Messaging Server

  • Communications Express

Pre-Uninstallation Tasks 

  • Back up the Directory Server LDAP database as needed.

  • Make sure you can provide the Directory Server instance path.

Post-Uninstallation Tasks 

If you subsequently install Directory Server to the same location, the installation directory must not exist. You might need to manually remove the installation directory and any custom configuration files before reinstalling to the same location.