If you need to uninstall repmgr, please refer to the section below appropriate for your distribution/installation method. If you are unable to find an appropriate method or have any questions, please contact our mailing list/discussion forum at Google Groups. Note that usually you'll need access to the system's root account to carry out the actions described here.

rpm (Red Hat / Fedora / CentOS / Scientific Linux / Oracle Linux)

yum uninstall is the recommended way to uninstall RPM packages. If the package was installed directly (i.e. not from a YUM repository), use rpm -e repmgr.

deb (Debian, Ubuntu and derivatives)

Execute: apt-get remove repmgr.

Source installation

Ensure that any running repmgrd instances have been stopped. From the repmgr source directory, execute:

sudo make uninstall

or if the installation was not carried out by the root user:

make uninstall

repmgr 4 and later

From repmgr 4.0, repmgr is implemented as a PostgreSQL extension. After removing the repmgr software by one of the methods described above, you may need to remove the repmgr extension with:


See the PostgreSQL documentation for details of the DROP EXTENSION command.

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