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Uninstalling CA Spectrum

Last update December 8, 2017

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Uninstall CA Spectrum on Windows

The uninstallation program removes all of CA Spectrum from your hard drive. The files that are removed include everything that was originally installed, plus your customizations, if any. The uninstallation program automatically stops all CA Spectrum processes (for example, the CA Spectrum Control Panel, the OneClick web server, processd, and the Location Server).

Close any bash shells that you have open before uninstalling. The uninstallation program does not close bash shells, because you could be running bash shells for programs other than CA Spectrum.

Important! Do not uninstall CA Spectrum if you plan to perform an upgrade installation. Doing so permanently removes the customizations that you have applied, if any.

Follow these steps:

  1. Stop CA Spectrum.
  2. Log in as Administrator or a user with administrator privileges.
  3. Go to Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features.
  4. Highlight SPECTRUM and select Uninstall/Change.

    Note: If you highlight SPECTRUM OneClick Console and select Change/Remove, only the Java Web Start application is removed.

    The Uninstallation dialog appears.

  5. Select Uninstall.
  6. Click OK on the Warning window.
    The uninstallation program continues.
  7. When the uninstallation program completes, click OK on the Uninstall Status window.
    CA Spectrum is uninstalled.

Uninstall CA Spectrum on Linux and Solaris

The uninstallation program removes all of CA Spectrum from your hard drive. The files that are removed include everything that was originally installed, plus your customizations, if any. The uninstallation program automatically stops all CA Spectrum processes (for example, the CA Spectrum Control Panel, the OneClick web server, processd, and the Location Server).

Important! Do not uninstall CA Spectrum if you plan to perform an upgrade installation. Doing so permanently removes the customizations that you have applied, if any.

Follow these steps:

  1. Stop CA Spectrum.
  2. Log in as root and navigate to the <$SPECROOT>/Install-Tools/Uninstaller directory.
  3. Enter ./UninstallSpectrum and then click Uninstall.
  4. Select OK on the Warning window.
    The uninstallation program continues.
  5. When the uninstallation program completes, click OK on the Uninstall Status window.
    CA Spectrum is uninstalled.

Uninstall CA Spectrum on Linux and Solaris via command line

You can uninstall CA Spectrum using a silent method. This helps when you are unable to run the GUI in Linux or Solaris.

Follow these steps:

  1. Stop CA Spectrum.
  2. Log in as root and navigate to the <$SPECROOT>/Install-Tools/Uninstaller directory.
  3. Enter ./UninstallSpectrum <specroot> <tmp dir> < -silent >
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  1. DANIEL Lundwall
    2017-07-11 06:43

    There are no instructions on Uninstalling CA Spectrum using a Silent method. Our version of Linux prohibits the installation or Uninstallation using a GUI method. We had to Install CA Spectrum using the Silent method, now we need to Uninstall Spectrum using the same method. No instructions on how to do this!

    1. Sarah Gideon
      2017-07-20 01:28

      Hi Daniel, 

      Apologies for the late response. You are right, we have to mention the uninstall instructions and will update this section soon. Please find the steps here for your reference: 


      For Silent Uninstall Process on Unix platforms: 

      <$SPECROOT>/Install-Tools/Uninstaller/UninstallSpectrum <$SPECROOT> /tmp/ -silent

      Hope this was helpful, please let us know if you require additional support on this. 

      Thanks,
      Team Docops