Uninstalling Avantra

The Avantra components should be removed in the following order:

  1. Remove all Avantra Agents from the respective servers as described in Uninstalling Avantra Agent.

  2. Remove the Avantra Server components as described in Uninstalling Avantra Server Components.

Uninstalling Avantra Agent

On Microsoft Windows operating systems

Proceed as follows:

  1. Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features.

  2. Select the entry Avantra Agent 20.5.n and press the bnt:[Remove] button.

  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  4. Close the Programs and Features control panel.

  5. Delete the directory C:\Program Files\syslink.

On Unix-like operating systems

Proceed as follows (you probably need to perform the steps as user root):

If you have installed the Avantra Agent on Linux using the RPM:

  1. Remove the automatic startup settings:

    root$ systemctl stop avantra-agent
    root$ systemctl disable avantra-agent

    if you are using systemd, or

    root$ service avantra-agent stop
    root$ chkconfig --del avantra-agent

    otherwise.

  2. Remove the file /etc/systemd/system/avantra-agent.service or the link /etc/rc.d/init.d/avantra-agent.

  3. Run yum erase avantra-agent or zypper remove avantra-agent.

  4. Remove the whole directoy /opt/syslink.

  5. Remove the user and group xandria

    root$ userdel xandria

If you did not use the RPM or on other Unix operating systems:

  1. Stop the Avantra Agent by executing the command /syslink/agent/rc.agent stop

  2. Remove the whole directory /syslink.

  3. Remove and link to rc.agent that may exist.

  4. If you prefer, remove the operating system user and group xandria, or whatever user you used to run Avantra Agent. Consult your operating system documentation how to remove a user or group.

  5. Remove the user or group xandria as a member from the groups sapsys, dba, and db[sid]adm, if required.

Removing the Avantra SAP Users

If you have created a dedicated SAP User for Avantra, you may remove this user (e.g. XANDRIA_RFC or XANDRIA_J2EE or AVANTRA_RFC or AVANTRA_J2EE) using transaction SU01 (ABAP) and the Visual Administrator or the UME console.

Consult your SAP system documentation how to remove a SAP User.

Removing the transport requests

In case it is required to remove the objects imported by the transport request, please see Remove Avantra Namespace objects from SAP system.

Uninstalling Avantra Server Components

On Microsoft Windows operating systems

In order to remove the Avantra Server components, proceed as follows:

  1. Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features.

  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  3. Select the entry Avantra Server and press the Change button.

  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  5. Close the Programs and Features control panel.

  6. Delete the directory C:\Program Files\syslink.

If you have installed the Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Express Edition, you probably want to remove this software as well:

  1. Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features.

  2. Select the entry Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and press the Remove button.

  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  4. Refresh the Programs and Features control panel, i.e. press F5.

  5. Select the entry Microsoft SQL Server Native Client and press the Remove button.

  6. Close the Programs and Features control panel.

  7. If preferred, and if no other Microsoft SQL Server components are installed, you may delete the directory C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server.

You probably want to remove the Java 8, 9, or 10 Runtime Environment installed during the Avantra Server installation as well:

  1. Open Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features.

  2. Select the entry Java 8 Update <x> and press the Remove button.

  3. Follow the instructions on the screen.

  4. Close the Programs and Features control panel.

On Unix-like operating systems

Proceed as follows:

  1. Stop all daemons:

    root$ /syslink/xangui/rc.xangui stop
    root$ /syslink/master/rc.master stop
    root$ /syslink/xandriadb/rc.xandriadb stop
  2. Remove all entries of xandria from the cron facility.

  3. Remove directory /syslink:

    root$ rm -rf /syslink
  4. Refer to your system documentation ow to delete Java.

  5. Remove user xandria, remove group xandria, remove directory /home/xandria.