Upgrade or Uninstall the Policy Manager

This topic describes how to upgrade or uninstall the desktop client version of the gateway - Policy Manager.
gateway92
This topic describes how to upgrade or uninstall the desktop client version of the
CA API Gateway
- Policy Manager.
You can continue to administer the Gateway even after uninstalling the Policy Manager, by using the browser client version of the Policy Manager. Note that you must upgrade your Policy Manager with each new version of the Gateway. Upgrading is not necessary for the browser client, because it automatically loads the latest packages each time you run it.
Upgrading the Policy Manager
To upgrade the Policy Manager, uninstall the earlier version and then install the new version.The new version automatically import the services, security policies, identities, and other settings configured in the previous version.
Refer to  New Features and Enhancements to learn about the upgraded Policy Manager.
Uninstalling the Policy Manager
The Policy Manager is uninstalled like a standard application.
Uninstall From Linux/Solaris
To uninstall the Policy Manager:
  1. Log in as the
    root
    user (common installation) or with your personal user name and password (single user installation).
  2. Remove the directory containing the Policy Manager program files with the following command:
    • Linux:
      rm -ri usr/local/securespan/
    • Solaris:
      rmdir /path/to/dir
    If the Policy Manager was not installed to the default directory, then replace "usr/local/securespan" with the appropriate path. Type the "rm" command carefully.
  3. Confirm the deletion.
Uninstall From Windows
To uninstall the Policy Manager:
  1. In the Control Panel, run "Uninstall a program".
  2. Locate and remove the appropriate version of the
    CA API Gateway Policy Manager
    .