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Remove agents using the CLI

The binary manage_agents can be used also to remove agents using the command line.

If the user would like confirmation before removing the agent, use the following:

# /var/ossec/bin/manage_agents
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* Wazuh v3.12.3 Agent manager.          *
* The following options are available: *
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   (A)dd an agent (A).
   (E)xtract key for an agent (E).
   (L)ist already added agents (L).
   (R)emove an agent (R).
   (Q)uit.
Choose your action: A,E,L,R or Q: r

Available agents:
   ID: 001, Name: DB_Agent, IP: any
Provide the ID of the agent to be removed (or '\q' to quit): 001
Confirm deleting it?(y/n): y
Agent '001' removed.

manage_agents: Exiting.

If the user would like to remove the agent without confirmation, use the option shown below:

# /var/ossec/bin/manage_agents -r 001
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* Wazuh v3.12.3 Agent manager.          *
* The following options are available: *
****************************************
   (A)dd an agent (A).
   (E)xtract key for an agent (E).
   (L)ist already added agents (L).
   (R)emove an agent (R).
   (Q)uit.
Choose your action: A,E,L,R or Q:
Available agents:
   ID: 001, Name: new, IP: any
Provide the ID of the agent to be removed (or '\q' to quit): 001
Confirm deleting it?(y/n): y
Agent '001' removed.

manage_agents: Exiting.