Remote Monitoring & Management Help

Uninstall the Linux Monitoring Agent

YUM (Yellowdog Updater, Modified)

To remove the Agent from the device logon as root and run the erase command.

# yum erase rmmagent

When prompted enter y to confirm removal.

# yum erase rmmagent

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror

Setting up Remove Process

Resolving Dependencies

--> Running transaction check

---> Package rmmagent.x86_64 0:0.3.centos5-1.29 set to be erased

--> Finished Dependency Resolution

Dependencies Resolved

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Package         Arch          Version                   Repository        Size

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Removing:

rmmagent        x86_64        0.3.centos5-1.29          installed         22 M

Transaction Summary

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Install      0 Package(s)        

Update       0 Package(s)        

Remove       1 Package(s)        

Is this ok [y/N]:

Note if not logged in as root the following error message is displayed when attempting to uninstall:

$ yum erase rmmagent

Loaded plugins: fastestmirror

You need to be root to perform this command.

RPM (Red Hat Package Management)

Command Line

To remove the Agent from the device logon as root and run the erase command. If prompted enter y to confirm removal.

# rpm -e rmmagent

Graphical User Interface

  1. Go to Applications
  2. Software (or Add/Remove Software)
  3. Enter the root password if prompted
  4. Search for rmmagent
  5. Untick the Advanced Monitoring Agent package or select Remove
  6. Apply Changes or Apply to initiate the uninstall process

Dashboard Delete Device

Please note, 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.