Uninstall zimbra

Posted on 2011-04-18
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
How do I install Zimbra from my redhat server?

Google shows references to " -u" in the /<tmp_tar_install_dir>/zcs/ , but I don't know where this is.  

Should I just delete everything in /opt/zimbra?
Question by:md168
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    Accepted Solution

    Did you download the tar.gz file of Zimbra?
    After you download the file, you need to uncompress it.
    $ tar zxf <zimbra tar gzip file>
    $ cd /<tmp_tar_install_dir>/zcs/
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    Assuming you have a backup, already moved your server, or are no longer using.

    Just deleting /opt/zimbra will leave lots of other locations like users, rpm's, init, cron.

    A) See list of things to remove here if you wish to go the manual route (skipping #5 obviously) If you happen to find something leftover afterwards be sure to note it for others but that should get the gist.

    Or download your matching package
    tar -xzvf patch.tgz then ./ -u  
    Of course you really only need a subset of those files to uninstall but it comes as 500MB, if you want I can host just the necessary somewhere quick should bandwidth be a concern.
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    by:Kerem ERSOY

    It is simple just login to the directory where you have made the install
    it should be something like


    then runn the instalscipt again but this time with -u switch such as:

    ./ -u

    It should do all the uninstall work..

    Don't try to remove the files manually you'll need to remove ldap and other mail related filesets manually if you do.


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