Uninstalling Wazuh with Elastic Stack

This document will give instructions to uninstall each Wazuh component.

Uninstall the Wazuh manager

# yum remove wazuh-manager

There are files marked as configuration files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done removing the folder /var/ossec.

# apt-get remove wazuh-manager

There are certain files marked as configuration files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. A complete file removal can be done using the following command:

# apt-get remove --purge wazuh-manager
# zypper remove wazuh-manager

There are files marked as configuration files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done removing the folder /var/ossec.

Uninstall Filebeat

# yum remove filebeat
# apt-get remove filebeat

The Filebeat complete file removal can be accomplished with the following command:

# apt-get remove --purge filebeat
# apt-get remove filebeat

The Filebeat complete file removal can be accomplished with the following command:

# apt-get remove --purge filebeat

Uninstall Elasticsearch

# yum remove elasticsearch

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done by removing the folder /var/lib/elasticsearch and /etc/elasticsearch.

# apt-get remove elasticsearch

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. A complete file removal can be done using the following command:

# apt-get remove --purge elasticsearch
# zypper remove elasticsearch

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done by removing the folder /var/lib/elasticsearch and /etc/elasticsearch.

Uninstall Kibana

# yum remove kibana

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done by removing the folder /var/lib/kibana and /etc/kibana.

# apt-get remove kibana

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. A complete file removal can be done using the following command:

# apt-get remove --purge kibana
# zypper remove kibana

There are files marked as configuration and data files. Due to this designation, the package manager does not remove those files from the filesystem. The complete file removal action is on user’s responsibility. It can be done by removing the folder /var/lib/kibana and /etc/kibana.