16.20 - Manually Uninstalling Packages - Teradata Tools and Utilities

Teradata® Tools and Utilities for Linux Installation Guide Amazon Linux 2, CentOS, OEL, RedHat, SLES, Ubuntu

Teradata Tools and Utilities
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November 2020
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Before installing a new version of Teradata GSS Client, you must first uninstall the previous version if the version is less than
When you uninstall previous versions, custom configuration settings are deleted. If you have custom configuration information in the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file, make a copy of the file before uninstalling the software. After installing the new version, copy the configuration file to the appropriate location and execute run_tdgssconfig to initialize the custom configuration. See Initializing Custom Configuration Settings for Teradata GSS Client. For information on accessing and making changes to the TdgssUserConfigFile.xml file, refer to Teradata® Database Security Administration (B035-1100).

If a package was not properly uninstalled by the uninstallation script, run the script again. To uninstall a package manually, follow these steps:

  1. To see if a package is still installed, type:
    CentOS, RedHat, SLES: rpm –q packagename
    Ubuntu: dpkg -l packagename
  2. To manually uninstall a package, type:
    CentOS, RedHat, SLES: rpm –erase --ignoredeps packagename
    Ubuntu: dpkg -r|-P packagename