Uninstall the Edge Encryption proxy on Linux

Before installing a new version of the Edge Encryption proxy, you must shut down and uninstall the current version.

Before you begin

You must have access to the computer running the Edge Encryption proxy.

About this task

Before shutting down the Edge Encryption proxy, ensure that no users are connected to the instance using the proxy.

The encryption proxy running on Linux operates as a single process. You can end this process to accommodate such tasks as redeploying the encryption proxy to another host machine, updating the proxy version, updating the Java version, or changing the unique name of the encryption proxy when deploying the encryption proxy on multiple proxy servers.

Procedure

  1. You may want to save the edgeencryption.properties file before deleting the distribution directory.
  2. Execute the shutdown.sh shell script.
  3. Check the log on the proxy server to verify that the proxy server is shutdown.
  4. Delete the files in the distribution folder.