How To: Uninstall ArcGIS Server 9.2 on Linux/Solaris
Instructions provided describe the process of uninstalling ArcGIS Server 9.2 on Linux/Solaris.
Run the stopserver script under <ArcGIS Server install location>/scripts directory as ArcGIS install user.
Code: cd to <ArcGIS Server install location>/scripts location ./stopserver
Uninstall ArcGIS Server using the uninstallArcGISServer script under <ArcGIS Server install location>/scripts directory as the super user.
During the uninstall, it asks whether to back up the applications. The default choice is [Y]. At 9.2, make sure to select yes, otherwise the uninstall does not work properly. If a back up is not required, delete the backup files at a later time.
It also prompts for a location to save the backup files. Select the default location or enter any other directory path.
Delete .mw and/or .arcgis folders under the following locations, if they exist:
- Superuser's home directory - SOM account's home directory - SOC account's home directory - Install user account's home directory
Delete 'arcgis' folder in <arcgiserver install location> if left behind after uninstall.
Clean up any files or folders that contain mw, Mw or MW in the name including hidden files under /tmp folder.
Reboot the machine to remove any orphaned threads or processes.
Check the following folders to make sure that they do not contain any 'serverobjectmanager' and 'mwcore_*' files. Delete them if they exist: