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Uninstalling Alfresco

The topic describe how to uninstall Alfresco.

Uninstalling Alfresco on Windows

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

    The Alfresco server has successfully stopped.

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

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

  3. Click Yes.

    The Alfresco uninstall window appears and the uninstall process starts.

The uninstall process is complete. The Alfresco installation directory has been successfully removed from your system.
Note: If you have added any folders to your installation directory (including folders added by the Update Assistant), these folders are not removed by the uninstall process, and you will need to remove them manually.

Uninstalling Alfresco on Linux

The uninstalling steps below are based on the following assumptions:
  • Alfresco is installed using the installer/ setup wizard.
  • Alfresco is installed at /opt/alfresco-x.x.x.
  • 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-x.x.x.

  2. Launch the uninstall binary file.

    You will see the Question window.

  3. Click Yes to continue with uninstalling Alfresco.

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

    The Setup window displays the progress bar for uninstalling Alfresco.

  4. After the uninstall process is complete, click OK to close the window.
The uninstall process is complete. The Alfresco installation directory has been successfully removed from your system.
Note: If you have added any folders to your installation directory (including folders added by the Update Assistant), these folders are not removed by the uninstall process, and you will need to remove them manually.

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