Uninstalling SnapCenter

If you no longer wish to use SnapCenter to manage data protection jobs, you can uninstall SnapCenter using the Programs and Features Control Panel on your SnapCenter Server host system. Uninstalling SnapCenter removes the Network Load Balancing (NLB) cluster, the Application Request Routing server farm, and, if appropriate, the SnapCenter database.

About this task

The domain in which the SnapCenter host is located must remain unchanged. If you remove SnapCenter Server from the domain it was in when SnapCenter Server was installed and then try to uninstall SnapCenter Server, the uninstall operation fails.


  1. On your SnapCenter host system, navigate to the Control Panel.
  2. Make sure you are in the Category view.
  3. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program.
    Programs and Features opens.
  4. Select NetApp SnapCenter Server and click Uninstall.
  5. Select to remove the NLB node from the NLB cluster and the Application Request Routing server farm.
  6. If you do not want to use this SnapCenter repository with a newly installed SnapCenter Server, select to remove the SnapCenter repository. In NLB configurations, you can only delete the repository from the last NLB node.

After you finish