Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Uninstall the Linux Monitoring Agent

Command Line

To remove the Agent from the device, logon as root and run the remove command. Enter y when prompted to confirm.

# apt-get remove rmmagent

Although to uninstall the Agent completely, including configuration files the --purge switch should be used.

# apt-get --purge remove rmmagent

# apt-get remove rmmagent

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree      

Reading state information... Done

The following packages will be REMOVED

 rmmagent

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

After this operation, 6640kB disk space will be freed.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y

(Reading database ... 88541 files and directories currently installed.)

Removing rmmagent ...

Service rmmagentd not running

Agent not registered!

For registration type:./rmmagentd -i

not installed

# apt-get --purge remove rmmagent

Reading package lists... Done

Building dependency tree      

Reading state information... Done

The following packages will be REMOVED

 rmmagent*

0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 1 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

After this operation, 6640kB disk space will be freed.

Do you want to continue [Y/n]? Y

(Reading database ... 88541 files and directories currently installed.)

Removing rmmagent ...

Service rmmagentd not running

Agent not registered!

For registration type:./rmmagentd -i

not installed

Purging configuration files for rmmagent ...

Graphical User Interface (Synaptic Package Management)

  1. Navigate to System
  2. Administration
  3. Synaptic Package Manager
  4. Enter the root password when prompted.
  5. Search for rmmagent
  6. Right-click on the returned rmmagent
  7. Select Mark for Removal or Mark for Complete Removal
  8. Click Apply
  9. Check the package information in the Summary dialog then Apply again to confirm

Dashboard Delete Device
Although the Dashboard includes a Delete Device option this simply removes the entries for the device from the database, it does not remove the Agent from the device which should be performed using one of the above methods.