SystemMen - How to uninstall Zimbra mail server. Installing Zimbra is not too difficult. But during the installation process, you may experience some unexpected errors.
Some errors related to dns, some network related errors, some other errors. At times like that, if you have no way to resolve the error, how to do it?
Sure, you don’t want to reinstall the new server and start installing Zimbra.
Uninstall Zimbra mail server
Note 1: This article applies to the newly installed Zimbra server. For a Zimbra server that has been in operation for a while, you can refer to this link.
Note 2: The demo I made on Zimbra 8.8.12. It may be different from you.
In the installation package that you downloaded to install Zimbra, it has the
install.sh file. This file is used to install Zimbra mail server.
To uninstall, use the
The uninstall process takes place as follows.
[root@mail zcs-8.8.12_GA_3794.RHEL7_64.20190329045002]# ./install.sh -u Operations logged to /tmp/install.log.sDVkKDkx Checking for existing installation... zimbra-drive...FOUND zimbra-drive-188.8.131.523795496-1 zimbra-imapd...FOUND zimbra-imapd-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-patch...FOUND zimbra-patch-184.108.40.2064985662 zimbra-mta-patch...FOUND zimbra-mta-patch-220.127.116.112427139 zimbra-proxy-patch...FOUND zimbra-proxy-patch-18.104.22.1684984827 zimbra-license-tools...NOT FOUND zimbra-license-extension...NOT FOUND zimbra-network-store...NOT FOUND zimbra-network-modules-ng...NOT FOUND zimbra-chat...FOUND zimbra-chat-22.214.171.1246498111-1 zimbra-talk...NOT FOUND zimbra-ldap...FOUND zimbra-ldap-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-logger...FOUND zimbra-logger-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-mta...FOUND zimbra-mta-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-dnscache...FOUND zimbra-dnscache-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-snmp...FOUND zimbra-snmp-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-store...FOUND zimbra-store-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-apache...FOUND zimbra-apache-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-spell...FOUND zimbra-spell-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-convertd...NOT FOUND zimbra-memcached...FOUND zimbra-memcached-1.4.37-2 zimbra-proxy...FOUND zimbra-proxy-8.8.12_GA_3794 zimbra-archiving...NOT FOUND zimbra-core...FOUND zimbra-core-8.8.12_GA_3794 Completely remove existing installation? [N] Y Shutting down zimbra mail Removing existing packages zimbra-drive...done zimbra-imapd...done zimbra-patch...done zimbra-mta-patch...done zimbra-proxy-patch...done zimbra-chat...done zimbra-ldap...done zimbra-logger...done zimbra-mta...done zimbra-dnscache...done zimbra-snmp...done zimbra-store...done zimbra-spell...done zimbra-memcached...done zimbra-core...done Removing deployed webapp directories Removing /opt/zimbra Removing zimbra crontab entry...done. Cleaning up /etc/rsyslog.conf...done. Cleaning up zimbra init scripts...done. Cleaning up /etc/logrotate.d/zimbra...done. Cleaning up /etc/security/limits.conf...done. Cleaning up /etc/security/limits.d/10-zimbra.conf...done. Finished removing Zimbra Collaboration Server.
After the uninstallation finishes. To be sure, you can always delete the zimbra folder with the following command.
[root@mail ~]# rm -rf /opt/zimbra
And there’s one more thing that few people notice, to avoid errors when you want to reinstall Zimbra. You need to remove the
zimbra-openjdk package. Please type the command below.
[root@mail ~]# rpm -e zimbra-openjdk
So you’ve completely removed Zimbra from your mail server. You can now reinstall Zimbra or use the server for another purpose.If you liked this article, then please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more video tutorials. You can also find us on Twitter and Facebook.
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