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OceanStor UltraPath for vSphere 21.3.0 User Guide 03

This document covers the functions, features, installation, configuration, upgrade, uninstallation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and FAQs of OceanStor UltraPath for vSphere (UltraPath forvSphere). UltraPath for vSphere is the multipathing software developed by HuaweiTechnologies Co., Ltd (Huawei for short). The document aims at helping users to be fully familiar with UltraPath for vSphere and its use.
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Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter

Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter

Uninstallation methods for UltraPath for vCenter are different based on vCenter versions. This section describes how to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter for different versions of vCenter.

Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter (for vCenter 5.X)

This section describes how to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter in vCenter 5.X.

Procedure
  1. Log in to the vCenter server.

    NOTE:

    The uninstallation procedure may vary depending on the operating system. Here Windows Server 2008 is used as an example.

  2. Choose Start > Control Panel. The control panel is displayed.
  3. Choose Program. The Program page is displayed.
  4. Choose Programs and Features. The uninstallation page is displayed.
  5. Right-click UltraPath for vCenter and choose Uninstall from the shortcut menu.

    The Question dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-3.

    Figure 3-3 Question dialog box

    NOTE:

    During the uninstalling, the UltraPath Configuration page is displayed.

    Only vCenter administrators can perform registration and removal operations, other users, such as assigned to the cluster or ESXi host administrator, do not be allowed for such operation.

    1. In vCenter IP address, enter the IP address of the vCenter server.
    2. In vCenter username, enter the user name for logging in to the vCenter server. If there is a domain name in the user name, enter the user name with the domain name.
    3. In vCenter password, enter the user password for logging in to the vCenter server.
    4. In Verification code, Enter the verification code that is displayed in the right figure.
    5. Click Remove.

      When going to the software removal page of the host where the vCenter server resides, manually enter the software registration page and input the following address for removal:

      http://127.0.0.1:8080/ultrapathplugin/pluginmgmt/unregplugin.

      You can remotely log in to the client of the vCenter server and enter the following address in the address box of the browser for removal:

      http://vCenter IP:8080/ultrapathplugin/pluginmgmt/unregplugin, where vCenter IP is the IP address of the vCenter server.

      Not remove a plug-in by entering the vCenter IP address such as 127.0.0.1.

  6. Confirm the information and click Yes.

    The uninstallation information dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-4.

    Figure 3-4 UltraPath for vCenter uninstallation information dialog box

  7. Click Yes to start the uninstallation.
  8. After the uninstallation is complete, click Finish, as shown in Figure 3-5.

    Figure 3-5 UltraPath for vCenter uninstallation completion page

    NOTE:

    If you uninstall UltraPath for vCenter when VMware vSphere Client is running, information about the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in will be left in VMware vSphere Client. The UltraPath for vCenter plug-in information has no impact at all on other service functions provided by VMware vSphere Client. If you want to clear the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in information, restart VMware vSphere Client.

Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter (for vCenter 6.X)

Uninstallation methods for vCenter 6.X running on different host operating systems are different. This section describes how to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter on Windows and Linux operating systems (VCSA 6.X).

Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter (for vCenter 6.X deployed on Windows)

This section describes how to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter in vCenter 6.0 deployed on Windows.

Prerequisites

The maintenance terminal is communicating properly with the vCenter server.

Procedure
  1. Uninstall UltraPath for vCenter.

    1. Log in to the vCenter server.
      NOTE:

      The uninstallation procedure may vary depending on the operating system. Here Windows Server 2008 is used as an example.

    2. Choose Start > Control Panel. The control panel is displayed.
    3. Choose Program. The Program page is displayed.
    4. Choose Programs and Features. The uninstallation page is displayed.
    5. Right-click UltraPath for vCenter and choose Uninstall to start the uninstallation.

      The confirmation dialog box is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-6.

      Figure 3-6 Dialog box for confirming uninstallation

    6. After confirmation, click Yes to start uninstallation.
    7. After the uninstallation, click Finish, as shown in Figure 3-7.
      Figure 3-7 UltraPath for vCenter uninstallation completion page

    After UltraPath for vCenter is uninstalled, the dialog box for deregistering UltraPath for vCenter is displayed, as shown in Figure 3-8. Click Ok.

    Figure 3-8 UltraPath for vCenter uninstallation completion page

  2. Deregister UltraPath for vCenter.

    1. Run a web browser on the maintenance terminal.
    2. Type https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX/mob in the address box and press Enter.
      NOTE:
      • XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is the vCenter server's IP address.
      • The browser may display a message indicating that the website has a security certificate error. Ignore this error and continue the login if the entered IP address is correct.
      • You need to enter a user name and the password for the first login.

      The ManagedObjectReference:ServiceInstance page of the vCenter MOB (Managed Object Browser) is displayed.

    3. Under Properties, click content.

      The ServiceContent page is displayed.

    4. Under Properties, click ExtensionManager.

      The ManagedObjectReference:ExtensionManager page is displayed.

    5. Under Methods, click UnregisterExtension.

      The void UnregisterExtension page under ManagedObjectReference:ExtensionManager is displayed.

    6. For VALUE of Parameters, enter the name of the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in com.storage.issp.ultrapathplugin.
    7. Click Invoke Method and the unregistration of the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in begins.

      If Method Invocation Result: void is displayed, the unregistration is successful.

Uninstalling UltraPath for vCenter (Applicable to vCenter 6.X on VCSA 6.X)

This section describes how to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter in vCenter 6.X deployed on VCSA 6.X.

Prerequisites

The maintenance terminal is communicating properly with the vCenter server.

Procedure
  1. Uninstall UltraPath for vCenter.

    1. Log in to the Linux host (the vCenter server) where VCSA 6.X resides as user root.
    2. Run rpm -qa |grep Ultra to view the name of UltraPath for vCenter. This section shows how to uninstall UltraPath-for-vCenter-1.6.50-2.
      localhost:~ # rpm -qa |grep Ultra 
      UltraPath-for-vCenter-1.6.50-2
    3. Run rpm -e UltraPath-for-vCenter-1.6.50-2 to uninstall UltraPath for vCenter.
      localhost:~ # rpm -e UltraPath-for-vCenter-1.6.50-2 
      UltraPath for vCenter has been successfully uninstalled. Please make sure unregister the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in.

  2. Deregister UltraPath for vCenter.

    1. Run a web browser on the maintenance terminal.
    2. Type https://XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX/mob in the address box and press Enter.
      NOTE:
      • XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX is the vCenter server's IP address.
      • The browser may display a message indicating that the website has a security certificate error. Ignore this error and continue the login if the entered IP address is correct.
      • You need to enter a user name and the password for the first login.

      The ManagedObjectReference:ServiceInstance page of the vCenter MOB (Managed Object Browser) is displayed.

    3. Under Properties, click content.

      The ServiceContent page is displayed.

    4. Under Properties, click ExtensionManager.

      The ManagedObjectReference:ExtensionManager page is displayed.

    5. Under Methods, click UnregisterExtension.

      The void UnregisterExtension page under ManagedObjectReference:ExtensionManager is displayed.

    6. For VALUE of Parameters, enter the name of the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in com.storage.issp.ultrapathplugin.
    7. Click Invoke Method and the unregistration of the UltraPath for vCenter plug-in begins.

      If Method Invocation Result: void is displayed, the unregistration is successful.

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