Uninstalling WEA 4.21Product
 
 
 

This uninstallation of this product requires that the same server/disks mounted to perform the installation is also mounted for the uninstall, as well as the WebSphere Admin Server must be running also..

(Note: several times during the uninstall the "Login at the Target Server" dialog box appears requesting the User Identity and User Password. Enter it and click "OK").

1)  Change directories to "/usr/IBMWPO/uninstall" and execute the uninstall script providing the build installation directory file as the only parameter (i.e. "uninstall.sh  /nasimgs/cd1". This will cause the display of the "View Information" uninstall dialog box.

2)  In the "View Information" panel of the dialog box, click "Next".

3)  In the "Component Selection" panel, select all components you wish to uninstall and click "Next". For basic services this includes "Portal Server", "WebSphere Everyplace Access Basic Services", "WebSphere Application Serve", "SecureWay Directory Server", "SecureWay Directory Clinet", "IBM HTTP Server", "DB2 Universal Database Server", and "DB2 Universal Database Fixpack 7".  (Note: the uninstaller detects what has previously been installed and only those components are selectable).

4)  In the "Checking Previous Installation" panel, all of the components you selected should reflect the "Uninstall" option, click "Next".

5)  In the "Uninstall Summary" panel, this is your last chance to change your mind, click "Next".

6)  After several seconds an "Uninstaller" window will appear. In the Uninstaller "Welcome to theInstallShield Wizard..." panel, click "Next".

7)  In the Uninstaller window, you have to option to select the features you would like to uninstall. As all are already selected, click "Next". (selected were "IBM WebSphere EVeryplace Access", "WEA Main Feature", "User Services Client", "Productivity Portlets", "Notes Portlets", and "Exchange Portlets".)

8)  In the "Wea BasicServices Uninstallation Information" panel, various names and passwords are displayed. Assure they are correct and click "Next". (the WPS AdminName was "wpsadmin", the WPS Admin Password was "wpsadmin", the DB2 Admin Name was "wasinst", and the DB2 Admin Password was "wasinst")

9)  In the "IBM WebSphere Everyplace Access will be uninstalled from the following location", click "Next". (location was "/usr/WebSphere/AppServer/WEA")

10) After several minths, the InstallShield Wizard will complete, so in the "Uninstaller" window click "Finish". Control will return to the original "Uninstall Summary" dialog box and continue.
 

IBM WebSphere Portal Uninstallation

1) After a few minutes the "IBM WebSphere Portal Uninstaller" window will appear, click "Next".

2) In the next panel you will be queried as to whether you wish to delete or keep the WebSphere Portal Server database, select delete and click "Next".

3) In the next panel you will be queried as to whether you wish to delete or keep the Member Services database,  select delete and click "Next".

4) In the next panel you will be queried as to whether you wish to Disable global security, click "Disable global security" and click "Next".

5) In the next panel you will be told the IBM WebSphere Portal Server will be unisntalled from it's location "/usr/WebSphere/PortalServer", click "Next", and wait a while.

6) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next". ("REMOVING SECURITY" inside panel) The administrative server will be restarted, wait a while.

7) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next".("STOP WEBSPHERE PORTAL" inside panel)

8) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next".("REMOVE PORTLET APPLICATIONS" inside panel)

9) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next".("REMOVE ENTERPRISE APPLICATIONS" and "REMOVE DATA SOURCE", and "REMOVE JDBC DRIVER", and "REMOVE APPLICATION SERVER" inside panel)

10) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next".("UNCATALOG DATBASE wpsdb" , UNCATALOG NODE xwpsnode", and "DROP DATABASE xwpsdb" inside panel)

11) After several minutes the panel "The portal server has been removed successfully", click "Next".("UNCATALOG DATBASE wmsdb" inside panel)

12) The panel "The InstallShield Wizard has successfully uninstalled IBM WebSphere Portal Server....", click "Finish". (Back to "Uninstall Summary" panel).

13) After several minths, the pop-up "Uninstallation Complete" will appear, click "OK".

14) In the "Uninstall Summary" panel, click "Finish".
 
 
 

NIM Build Configuration

The following is a list of "virgin" configuration data for a NIM build OS
 

virgin.groups
virgin.hosts
virgin.inittab
virgin.lslpp.os.info
virgin.root.directories
virgin.services
virgin.users
virgin.usr.directories
virgin.var.directories