Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Guide for UNIX

Web Server Uninstallation Behavior

Table 8–14 Web Server Uninstallation Details



Configuration Data and User Data 

  • User data is not removed during uninstallation but configuration data is removed.

  • The Web Server administrative server instance and configured Web Server instance directories are removed. The initially-configured document root directory is not removed.

  • Web Server administrative server and Web Server instances are stopped before completion of uninstallation.

Other Installations This Component Requires 


Products Requiring this Installation 

Components that can be configured to use Web Server as web container, such as Access Manager and Portal Server. Also Application Server Load Balancing Plugin (if Application Server uses Web Server as its web container). 

Pre-Uninstallation Tasks 

Make sure you can provide the administrator password for the web container. 

Post-Uninstallation Tasks 

To preserve configuration data, back up the Administrative Server and Web Server instance directories under the installation location. 

If you reinstall Web 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. 

For information on additional post-uninstallation issues, refer to Web Server Post-uninstallation Tasks (Web Server Not Uninstalled).