Uninstalling Event Analytics

Use IBM® Installation Manager to remove Event Analytics .

Before you begin

Take the following actions:
  • Stop all Event Analytics processes.
  • Back up any data or configuration files that you want to retain.
  • To do a silent removal, create or record an Installation Manager response file.

    Use the -record response_file option.

    To create a response file without installing the product, use the -skipInstall option. For example:
    1. Create or record a skipInstall:

      IBMIM.exe -record C:\response_files\install_1.xml -skipInstall C:\Temp\skipInstall

    2. To create an uninstall response file, using the created skipInstall:

      IBMIM.exe -record C:\response_files\uninstall_1.xml -skipInstall C:\Temp\skipInstall

About this task

Note: To uninstall Tivoli® Netcool®/OMNIbus Web GUI 8.1.0.33, you must first uninstall the Netcool Operations Insight® Extensions for IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI_8.1.0.33, including the Event Analytics feature.

Procedure

GUI removal

  1. To remove Event Analytics with the Installation Manager GUI:
    1. Change to the /eclipse subdirectory of the Installation Manager installation directory.
    2. Use the following command to start the Installation Manager wizard:

      ./IBMIM

    3. In the main Installation Manager window, click Uninstall.
    4. Select the offerings that you want to remove and follow the Installation Manager wizard instructions to complete the removal.

Console removal

  1. To remove Event Analytics with the Installation Manager console:
    1. Change to the /eclipse/tools subdirectory of the Installation Manager installation directory.
    2. Use the following command to start the Installation Manager:

      ./imcl -c

    3. From the Main Menu, select Uninstall.
    4. Select the offerings that you want to remove and follow the Installation Manager instructions to complete the removal.

Silent removal

  1. To silently remove Event Analytics:
    1. Change to the /eclipse/tools subdirectory of the Installation Manager installation directory.
    2. Use the following command to start the Installation Manager:

      ./imcl -input response_file -silent -log /tmp/install_log.xml -acceptLicense

      Where response_file is the directory path to the response file that defines the removal configuration

Results

Installation Manager removes the files and directories that it installed.

What to do next

Files that Installation Manager did not install, and configuration files that were changed, remain in place. Review these files and remove them or back them up as appropriate.