Manually removing WebSphere Application Server on AIX, Linux, Solaris, and WindowsAdded by IBM on November 23, 2011 | Version 1 (Original)
|Remove WebSphere® Application Server on AIX®, Linux®, Solaris, and Windows® manually if it remains on the system after Sametime® fails to install or uninstall completely.
® Application Server on AIX
®, Solaris, and Windows
® manually if it remains on the system after Sametime
® fails to install or uninstall completely.
Before you begin
Stop all servers associated with the Sametime server in the order shown below. For more information, see Command reference for starting and stopping servers
- Log in to the Integrated Solutions Console on the Deployment Manager and stop the node agent for the server (or servers if you are working in a cluster).
- Stop the Sametime server.
- Stop WebSphere Application Server.
- Stop the Deployment Manager.
- Close all browsers and command windows that are accessing the server you plan to uninstall.
About this task
If after an attempted Sametime
install or uninstall, you have many files and folders left in was_install_root
/bin, run the WebSphere
Application Server uninstall program to remove the rest of the files. Remove WebSphere
Application Server only if it is not in use by any other server on the system.
AIX, Linux, Solaris
- From the Microsoft Windows Start menu, select Settings -> Control Panel -> Add/Remove Programs.
- Select IBM WebSphere Application Server from the list and click Add/Remove. Click Yes when prompted to remove the server.
- When the Windows uninstall program completes, click OK to exit the uninstall program.
- Delete the WebSphere Application Server installation directory (for example, C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere).
- Go to the WebSphere Application Server installation root folder (for example, /opt/IBM/WebSphere/Appserver).
- Navigate to the uninstall folder.
- Run the uninstall command:
- After uninstallation completes, delete the WebSphere Application Server installation directory (for example, /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer).
For more information, see Uninstalling the WebSphere Application Server product
in the WebSphere
Application Server information center.
Parent topic: Troubleshooting installation or uninstallation