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Uninstalling TSM From Older Systems

1. Uninstalling TSM from Windows 98/ME

  1. Close any TSM scheduler program running and remove the file OUCS Scheduler.bat.
  2. Delete any TSM batch file from the C:\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp folder.
  3. Close any TSM backup program running.
  4. Remove the TSM software by opening [ Start | Settings | Control Panel | Add/Remove Programs ]. In the window that opens, highlight the 'Tivoli Storage Manager Client' entry and click the Add/Remove button. Follow the Installshield Wizard to chose the Remove option.

2. Uninstalling TSM from Mac OS 8 & 9

  1. Shut down any TSM scheduler or schedule daemon program running.
  2. Remove any TSM Schedule or schedule daemon program from the StartUp Items folder.
  3. Quit any TSM backup program running.
  4. Remove the TSM application folder and all its contents.
  5. Delete the TSM configuration files TSM System Preferences, TSM User Preferences and TSM.PWD in the System:Library:Preferences folder.

3. Uninstalling TSM from Solaris 7, 8 & 9

Shut down any scheduler process running as below:

# If using an init script - (here called 'dsmsched')
% dsmsched stop
% ps -ef | grep [d]smc # should return no output
# if just running in the background
% pid=`ps -ef | grep [d]smc | awk '{print $2}'`
% kill -TERM $pid                    

Now uninstall the TSM software as below:

# If running TSM version 5.3 
#  as root user
% pkgrm TIVsmCoucs
# If running TSM version 5.2 or earlier
# as root user
% pkgrm TIVsmCdoc
% pkgrm TIVsmCba
% pkgrm TIVsmCapi                     

Written by IT Services. Latest revision 9 October 2014