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This page describes how to completely remove all parts of Nodinite

Nodinite has many software components that may be installed on multiple servers, on-premise and/or in the cloud. A report of all the installed components/services is available for users part of the built-in Administrator role.

  • Please print/make a hard copy of the Overview page before performing the removal steps below.

Removal Steps

  • Stop the Monitoring Service

    • Uninstall from Windows Services using the following command:
        SC delete "%Name of Monitoring Service%"
  • Stop the Logging Service

    • Uninstall from Windows Services using the following command:
        SC delete "%Name of Logging Service%"
  • Stop all Monitoring Agent(s)

    • Uninstall all Monitoring Agents using MSI or "Change or Remove a Program/Uninstall" within Windows
  • Stop all Nodinite Update Service(s)

    • Uninstall using the MSI

    Note: There may be multiple instances of the Nodinite Update Service on different servers (IIS Server with Web Components, Logging Service, Monitoring Service)

  • Stop the Pickup Service if you were using this service

    • Uninstall using the MSI

    Note: If you used the Pickup Service you will need to alter all the solutions that sent LogEvents to no longer do so

  • If you were using Log4Net remove all configurations using the Nodinite Log4Net Appender

  • If you were using the LogApi make sure clients no longer push data

  • Stop all Nodinite related AppPools (for instance being removed) in IIS

  • Delete all IIS applications one by one

Note: Do not delete the root folder, traverse the tree bottom-up, delete one by one

  • Delete the virtual directory (either manually or using for example Powershell)
Remove-WebApplication -Name AppToBeDeleted -Site "Default Web Site"

Powershell example to remove the Web Application AppToBeDeleted from "Default Web Site"

  • Delete all Nodinite related AppPools

  • Remove folders from the file system on the IIS server (default c:\program files\Nodinite\%EnvironmentName%)

  • Drop all Nodinite related SQL Server databases

    Note1: Remember to Check the Close existing connections checkbox

    Note2: You do not have to lose data and configuration, old databases may be re-used when re-installing Nodinite

  • Remove the Linked Servers exclusively used by :Nodinite

  • Remove all associated Nodinite accounts where applicable:

    • SQL Server

    • AD / Local rights

    • Policies

    • File shares

    • Monitoring related access rights

      • BizTalk Server, SQL, MSMQ, ActiveMQ, Azure, IBM Datapower, FTP, ...
  • Remove Nodinite specific certificates

  • Re-adjust firewall settings, Nodinite default uses port 8000 for example

  • Decommission the no longer required Servers, Licenses, disks, CPUs, IP-addresses...

Next Step

Install Nodinite