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2545836 - HDBLCM - How to uninstall HANA software without deleting users


Is it possible to uninstall HANA without deleting any linux users / groups? 
The reason is, linux users are validated and created by a separate team and recreation would involve additional efforts for revalidation.
How to keep linux users / groups during uninstallation of HANA software?



  • HANA 1.0.x
  • HANA 2.0.x


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