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Uninstall Phoenix agent from Linux

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This topic describes how to uninstall Phoenix agent from a Linux server.

Before you begin

Ensure that you have root user privileges on the Linux server.

Uninstall from CentOS, RHEL, or SLES Linux

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Run the following command to find the old package name of the Phoenix installer: 
rpm -qa | grep druva
  1. Run the following command to uninstall the old package:
rpm -e <old_package_name>

Uninstall from Ubuntu

  1. Open the command prompt.
  2. Run the following command to find the old package name of the Phoenix installer: 
dpkg -la | grep druva
  1. Run the following command to uninstall the old package:
dpkg -r <package_name>  & dpkg --purge <package_name>

Complete the uninstall

Even after uninstalling, the Phoenix agent configuration file and logs are retained on your servers. To complete the uninstall process, you must manually delete these files.

Note: The configuration files and logs are retained as a safeguard against inadvertent uninstall operation. If you uninstall Phoenix Agent and expect to install it again, do not delete these files.

Delete the following folders

For CentOS, RHEL and Ubuntu delete the following folders:
These folders contain the log files and configuration files.

  • /etc/Phoenix
  • /var/Phoenix
  • /var/log/Phoenix