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Removing the EASA Service

Whenever a new version of EASA is installed, any EASA or Tomcat service installed for a previous version of EASA should be removed before a new EASA service is installed. The removal procedures for various EASA versions are provided below.

EASA 4.2.1 and later on Windows

The instructions for removing the EASA service on a Windows computer are as follows:

  • If it is not done already, log on to the EASA Server as Administrator.
  • Open a Windows command prompt and change directories to the location of the EASA service installation executable file by entering the following command:
 cd <EASAROOT>/tomcat/bin
  • At the prompt, enter the following command to remove the EASA service:
 service remove

The EASA service has now been removed.

EASA 3.0 through 4.2 on Windows

The instructions for removing the EASA service on a Windows computer are as follows:

  • If it is not done already, log on to the EASA Server as Administrator.
  • Open a Windows command prompt and change directories to the location of the EASA service installation executable file by entering the following command:
 cd <EASAROOT>/tomcat/bin
  • At the prompt, enter the following command to remove the EASA service:
 UninstallService

The EASA service has now been removed.

EASA 3.0 and later on Linux

The instructions for removing the EASA service on a Linux computer are as follows:

  • If it is not done already, log on to the EASA Server as root.
  • Open a shell window and change directories to the location of the EASA service installation executable file by entering the following command:
 cd /etc/init.d
  • Remove the easa symbolic link by entering the following command:
 rm easa
  • Next, you need to change directories to the directory appropriate for the run level at which the EASA service was installed to run. For run level 3, enter the following command:
 cd /etc/rc.d/rc3.d

or for run level 5, enter the following command:

 cd /etc/rc.d/rc5.d
  • Remove the symbolic links by entering the following commands:
 rm S<num>easa
 rm K<num>easa

where <num> is the integer number used when installing the service.

The EASA service has now been removed.

EASA 2.0 and 2.1 Windows

The instructions for removing the Tomcat service on a Windows computer are as follows:

  • If it is not done already, log on to the EASA Server as Administrator.
  • Open a Windows command prompt and change directories to the location of the Tomcat service installation executable file by entering the following command:
 cd <//EASAROOT//>/tomcat4/bin
  • Next, enter the following command to remove the Tomcat service:
 UninstallService

The Tomcat service has now been removed.