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Uninstalling Alfresco

The topic describe how to uninstall Alfresco.

Uninstalling Alfresco Enterprise on Windows

  1. Stop the Alfresco server using different processes, such as servicerun.bat through the Application Manager and services.msc.

    Alfresco server has successfully stopped.

  2. Run uninstall.exe from your Alfresco installation directory.

    The installer prompts you to confirm uninstallation of Alfresco and all its modules.

  3. Click Yes.

    The Uninstalling Alfresco Enterprise Setup window appears, initiating the uninstalling process is started.

The uninstallation process is complete. The Alfresco installation directory has been successfully removed from your system.

Uninstalling Alfresco Enterprise on Linux

The uninstalling steps below are based on the following assumptions:
  • Alfresco Enterprise is installed using the installer/ setup wizard.
  • Alfresco is installed at /opt/alfresco-4.2.0.
  • Alfresco service is created.
  • Installed the X Window System and a graphical desktop environment.
  1. Navigate to the directory where Alfresco is installed.

    For example, the default location is /opt/alfresco-4.2.0.

  2. Launch uninstall binary.

    You see the Question window.

  3. Click Yes to continue with uninstalling Alfresco.

    If you do not want to uninstall Alfresco, click No.

    You see the Setup window displaying the progress bar for uninstalling Alfresco Enterprise.

  4. After the uninstallation process is complete, you see the Info window.

    Click OK to close the window.

The uninstallation process is complete. The Alfresco installation directory (for example, /opt/alfresco-4.2.0)has been successfully removed from your system.