Removing VCS 5.0.1 depots

The program stops the VCS processes that are currently running during the uninstallation process.

To uninstall VCS

  1. Log in as superuser from the node where you want to uninstall VCS.

  2. Start uninstallvcs program.

    # cd /opt/VRTS/install
    # ./uninstallvcs

    The program specifies the directory where the logs are created. The program displays a copyright notice and a description of the cluster:

    VCS configuration files exist on this system with the following 
          Cluster Name: VCS_cluster2
          Cluster ID Number: 7
          Systems: galaxy nebula
          Service Groups: ClusterService groupA groupB
  3. Enter the names of the systems from which you want to uninstall VCS.

    The program performs system verification checks and asks to stop all running VCS processes.

  4. Enter y to stop all the VCS processes.

    The program proceeds with uninstalling the software.

  5. Answer the prompt to proceed with uninstalling the software.

    Select one of the following:

    • To uninstall VCS on all nodes, press Enter.

    • To uninstall VCS only on specific nodes, enter n.

      Do you want to uninstall VCS from these systems? [y,n,q] (y)
  6. If the uninstallvcs program prompts, enter a list of nodes from which you want to uninstall VCS.

    The uninstallvcs program prompts this information in one of the following conditions:

    • You enter n .

    • The program finds no VCS configuration files on the local node.

  7. If depots, such as enterprise agents, are found to be dependent on a VCS depot, the uninstaller prompt you on whether you want them removed. Enter y to remove the designated depots.

  8. Review the uninstaller report after the verification.

  9. Press Enter to uninstall the VCS depots.

    Are you sure you want to uninstall VCS depots? [y,n,q] (y)
  10. Review the output as the uninstaller stops processes, unloads kernel modules, and removes the depots.

  11. Note the location of summary and log files that the uninstaller creates after removing all the depots.