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Oracle: All versions FAQ

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How do you completely uninstall Oracle9i from a Sun system? by Michael42
Posted: 20 Apr 04

1. Use the OUI and uninstall products.
   This is done by selecting Deinstall Products and
   Oracle Homes -- OraHome92 -- [x] Oracle9i Database

   Then select the [Remove] button.

2. Run the script below (change as your environment requires):


#!/bin/sh

# Confirm
clear
echo "Purge All Oracle Files and Directories"
echo ""
echo "About to purge all Oracle directories and files from this system."
echo "Press Ctr-C to abort or Enter to continue"
echo ""
echo "IMPORTANT: Make sure you have uninstalled Oracle using Oracle installer before running!"
read pause

echo Removing Oracle directories and files...
rm -r /usr1/oracle
rm -r /var/opt/oracle

rm /usr/local/bin/dbhome
rm /usr/local/bin/oraenv
rm /usr/local/bin/coraenv
rm /var/temp/.oracle

echo .
echo Oracle Removed


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