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Mac uninstall elasticsearch
#!/usr/bin/env sh
# checks to see if running
launchctl list | grep elasticsearch
launchctl unload ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch.plist
launchctl remove homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch
pkill -f elasticsearch
rm -f ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch.plist
brew uninstall elasticsearch
# double check existence
ls -al /usr/local/bin/elasticsearch*
ls -al ~/Library/LaunchAgents

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cpsubrian commented Dec 15, 2015

Note to self: I followed this in order to cleanly upgrade from 090 to 2.x and since I had incompatible index mappings I needed to delete all the data before I was able to cleanly start the newer version.


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Yoshyn commented Jan 6, 2016

Same things Here.
To find your data just brew info elasticsearch and check where the data folder is stored.


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mukeshkdangi commented Feb 29, 2016

Thanks ... nice commands.
All worked well but in my case i installed ES 2.2 and then downgraded to 1.7 and when i do

mukesh@ in ~/Office/intl on master [?$]$ ls -al ~/Library/LaunchAgents  (still shows 2.x ref , how can i remove this ref )

total 40
**lrwxr-xr-x   1 mukesh  staff    38 Feb 26 12:46 *.plist -> /usr/local/opt/elasticsearch21/*.plist**
drwxr-xr-x   7 mukesh  staff   238 Feb 26 16:54 .
drwx------@ 53 mukesh  staff  1802 Oct 30 17:07 ..
-rw-r--r--@  1 mukesh  staff   487 Oct 28 08:40 com.bittorrent.uTorrent.plist
-rw-r--r--   1 mukesh  staff   480 Oct 28 08:39 com.spigot.ApplicationManager.plist
lrwxr-xr-x   1 mukesh  staff    66 Feb 26 16:31 homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch17.plist -> /usr/local/opt/elasticsearch17/homebrew.mxcl.elasticsearch17.plist
-rw-r--r--@  1 mukesh  staff   677 Oct 30 17:06 org.virtualbox.vboxwebsrv.plist

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