Uninstall Adobe Media Server

Uninstall the server on Windows

Uninstalling the server on Windows removes all files installed by the Adobe Media Server installer unless the files were modified. Any folders and files that you added or modified after installation are not removed. The configuration files and Apache configuration files are backed up, and the log files are not deleted.

  1. Back up existing data. See Back up data.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • Select Start > Programs > Adobe > Adobe Media Server 5 > Uninstall Adobe Media Server 5

    • Choose Start > Control Panel > Uninstall a program, select the version of Adobe Media Server you want to remove and click Uninstall.

  3. In the confirmation dialog box, click Yes.

    Adobe Media Server is removed from your computer. A second confirmation dialog box appears when the process is complete.

Uninstall the server on Linux

Uninstalling the server on Linux removes all files in the Adobe Media Server root directory, including files and directories that you created.

  1. Back up existing data. See Back up data.

  2. Log on to the server where Adobe Media Server was installed.

  3. Log on as a root user or a user with root permissions. Normally, you would use su - root to switch to the root user.

  4. At the shell prompt, enter cd /opt/adobe/ams.

    By default, /opt/adobe/ams is the directory where Adobe Media Server is installed. If you installed the server in a different directory, replace /opt/adobe/ams with the actual installation location.

  5. Enter the following to run the uninstall script:

  6. Follow the instructions.


fms.ini has been renamed to ams.ini . If you are still using references of fms.ini, rename it to ams.ini.


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