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If a console session is open when you try to remove NetBackup, a failure mayoccur that forces you to restart this procedure.2SelectStart > Settings > Control Panel.3On theControl Panelwindow, select the appropriate utility for installedprograms and applications. .4In theCurrently Installed Programslist, clickVeritas NetBackup.5ClickChange. This action lets you modify, repair, or remove NetBackup.6On theProgram Maintenancedialog box, selectRemove.7Clear the check mark next toRemove all NetBackup Configuration, Catalog,and Log filesto disable this function. (The box is checked by default.)8ClickNext.9If you enabled NetBackup Access Control, NetBackup placed several files onclients and servers. These files can be divided into the following categories:These files are removed with NetBackup.NetBackup applicationtemporary files168Removing NetBackup server and client softwareRemoving NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
User cache files exist in their home directories, asfollows:user\Local Settings\ApplicationData\VERITAS\NetBackupFiles are generated in the\NetBackupdirectory by aSingle Sign-On operation of the NetBackupAdministration Console on the host where the consoleruns. The NetBackup Administration Console cleansthese files when an exit function is performed, so thedirectory does not always contain temporary files. If asystem crash were to occur, however, any files in thedirectory may be left behind. With the console shutdown,you can delete these files safely with no data loss.NetBackup also creates cached certificates for clientand server NetBackup applications. These files residewithin the\NetBackupdirectory. These files typicallyhave a name that is consistent with a DNS entry for anetwork interface, such asmachine.company.com.Example directory entries are as follows:user\Local Settings\ApplicationData\VERITAS\NetBackup\pc.comp.comuser\Local Settings\ApplicationData\VERITAS\NetBackup\dhcpThese files are created with the commandbpnbat-LoginMachine. If you plan to reinstall NetBackup onthe same computer at a later date, do one of thefollowing:Preserve the certificates in the\NetBackupdirectory.If you do not preserve the certificates, you mustprovide the computer identity password as originallyset on the Root+AB broker. As an alternative, youcan reset the password on the Root+AB broker whenyou reinstall. See theNetBackup Security andEncryption Guide.Individual user (cache) files169Removing NetBackup server and client softwareRemoving NetBackup server and client software from Windows servers, clusters, and clients
10Remove the NetBackup deduplication user directory as follows:Note:This step is necessary only if you upgraded to version 8.3 from a previousor earlier version of NetBackup.

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