Uninstalling NAKIVO Backup & Replication

Uninstalling on Windows

To uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication, run the uninstaller:

  1. Go to Start -> Control Panel and run Programs and Features.

  2. Select NAKIVO Backup & Replication and click Uninstall.

  3. In the NAKIVO Backup & Replication Uninstallation wizard, click Uninstall.

  4. Click Close when the uninstallation process is completed.

Uninstalling on Linux or Generic ARM-based NAS

Refer to the sections below to learn how to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a Linux OS or a generic ARM-based NAS.

Uninstalling Director and Onboard Transporter on Linux or Generic ARM-based NAS

To uninstall the Director and Onboard Transporter, which is installed with the Director by default, follow the steps below:

  1. Run the "uninstall" script which is located in the Ddirector folder inside the product installation folder. If the product is installed in the default location, run: /opt/nakivo/director/uninstall 

  2. Enter "U" and then press Enter to confirm uninstalling the application.

Uninstalling Transporter on Linux or Generic ARM-based NAS

To uninstall the Transporter, follow the steps below:

  1. Run the "uninstall" script which is located in the transporter folder inside the product installation folder. If the product is installed in the default location, run: /opt/nakivo/transporter/uninstall

  2. Enter "U" and then press Enter to confirm uninstalling the application.

Uninstalling on Synology NAS

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a Synology NAS:

  1. In the Synology NAS management interface, open the Package Center

  2. Click NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

  3. Choose Uninstall from the Actions list. 

  4. Click OK in the message box that opens to confirm that you wish to uninstall the application. 

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed applications.

Uninstalling on Western Digital NAS

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a Western Digital NAS:

  1. Open the NAS My Cloud Dashboard and click Apps.

  2. In the Installed Apps list, select NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

  3. The NAKIVO Backup & Replication item opens to the right of the installed applications list. Click the Uninstall button.

  4. The Uninstall NAKIVO Backup and Replication dialog opens. Click OK to confirm that you wish to uninstall the application and delete all application data and settings.

  5. The Updating progress bar opens. Wait until the uninstallation completes.

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed applications.

Uninstalling on QNAP NAS

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a QNAP NAS:

  1. Open the QNAP NAS Desktop and click App Center.

  2. The App Center dialog opens. In the My Apps list, locate the NAKIVO Backup & Replication application and open the list of applicable actions by clicking the drop-down button.

  3. In the list of applicable actions, click Remove.

  4. In the dialog that opens, click OK to confirm removing the application and application-relevant user data.

  5. Wait until the uninstallation is complete.

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed applications.

Uninstalling on ASUSTOR NAS

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a QNAP NAS:

  1. Open the ASUSTOR NAS Desktop and click App Central.

  2. In the list of installed applications, locate NAKIVO Backup & Replication, select it and then click the Remove button.

  3. In the dialog that opens, click OK to confirm that you wish to remove the application.

  4. The Removing progress bar opens. Wait until the uninstallation is completed.

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed applications.

Uninstalling on NETGEAR ReadyNAS

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on NETGEAR ReadyNAS:

  1. Open the NETGEAR ReadyNAS Admin Page and go to Apps > Installed Apps.

  2. Locate NAKIVO Backup & Replication in the list of available applications. Alternatively, enter NAKIVO to the filtering box in the upper left corner of the Admin Page.

  3. Click the Remove button below the application item.

  4. The Confirm Deletion dialog box opens. Click Yes to confirm that you wish to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on NETGEAR ReadyNAS.

  5. Wait until the uninstallation is completed.

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed applications.

Terminating on Amazon EC2

Follow the steps below to terminate NAKIVO Backup & Replication that is launched as an Amazon EC2 instance:

  1. Open AWS Management Console and go to EC2 Dashboard.

  2. In the Instances menu, click Instances.

  3. In the list of instances, locate the necessary NAKIVO Backup & Replication instance and select it.

  4. In the Actions menu, go to Instance State and click Terminate.

  5. In the Terminate Instances dialog, click Yes, Terminate to confirm that you wish to terminate your instance of NAKIVO Backup & Replication.

  6. Wait until the instance is terminated.

In about 60 minutes, the terminated NAKIVO Backup & Replication instance will be removed from the list of Amazon EC2 instances.

Uninstalling on FreeNAS

Uninstalling a plugin deletes the associated FreeNAS jail because it is no longer required. Before uninstalling NAKIVO Backup & Replication, make sure that there is no data or configuration in the jail that needs to be saved.

Follow the steps below to uninstall NAKIVO Backup & Replication on a FreeNAS:

  1. Log in to the FreeNAS system using the FreeNAS GUI.

  2. In the left pane of the FreeNAS GUI, click Plugins -> Installed.

  3. A list of installed plugins opens. For the desired NAKIVO plugin, click the Options button and then Delete.

  4. The Delete dialog opens asking to confirm the operation. Click Delete.

When the uninstallation process is completed, NAKIVO Backup & Replication will be removed from the list of installed plugins.