how to start over without having to reinstall linux from scratch
I would like to start over with zimbra installation on FC4 without "reformatting and starting from scratch". Is this possible? I tried to deinstall all RPMs using "rpm -e `rpm -qa | grep zimbra`", delete the "zimbra" user and remove its home directory (/opt/zimbra), but obviously this is not enough. When I try to reinstall, the command "su - zimbra" gives me the error message "could not open session". Odd enough, when I rename the user name "zimbra" to something else using vipw, the su command works again. Cleaning up with visudo does not help either.
Is there a way to remove a zimbra installation and start over without reinstalling everything (including linux) from scratch?
Removing old installation
At least on a troublesome SLES9 installation, install.sh -u dont remove everything.
I did this:
killall running processes owned by "zimbra"
grep -r zimbra *
Remove everything that contains zimbra(init script, entrys in passwd files, group files etc)
rm -rf /opt/zimbra
rm -rf /var/log/zimbra*
remove any found files
(should be clean by now)
lsof|grep zimbra (should be clean by now)
last two steps can be solwed by reboot aswell
After this it should be clean and ready for "fresh" install. I had to do this beacuse some other errors. But this should atleast remove everything.