Uninstall ESM Components

Use the following workflow to uninstall ESM components (ESM Server and ESM Console) using Msiexec.
  1. Open a command prompt as an administrator:
    • Select
      Start
      All Programs
      Accessories
      . Right-click
      Command prompt
      , and then
      Run as administrator
      .
    • Select
      Start
      . In the
      Start Search
      box, type
      cmd
      . Then, to open the command prompt as an administrator, press
      CTRL
      +
      SHIFT
      +
      ENTER
      .
  2. Run the
    msiexec
    command followed by one or more of the following options or properties:
    • Uninstall and logging options:
      • /x <installpath>\<installerfilename>.msi
        —Uninstall a package. For example,
        msiexec /x c:\install\traps.msi
        .
      • /l*v <logpath>\<logfilename>.txt
        —Log verbose output to a file. For example,
        /l*v c:\logs\uninstall.txt
        .
    • Public properties:
      • UNINSTALL_PASSWORD=<uninstallpassword>
        —Specify the administrator password.
    To uninstall Traps and log verbose output to a file called uninstallLogFile.txt, enter the following command:
    msiexec /x c:\install\traps.msi /l*v c:\install\uninstallLogFile.txt UNINSTALL_PASSWORD=[palo@lt0]
    You must specify the
    UNINSTALL_PASSWORD
    property to successfully uninstall a package.

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