18th September 2021

Manually Remove McAfee EDR and McAfee Agent on Linux

We previously explained how to remove Mcafee EDR from a Windows computer. In this article, we will explain the removal of Mcafee EDR and Agent on our Ubuntu machine. To manually uninstall the “Mcafee Agent” and “Mcafee Endpoint Security Threat Prevention” that we installed on our computer with Ubuntu, uninstall the following services in order.

Ubuntu/Debian Based Linux Operating System

For Ubuntu / Debian Based Linux Operating Systems, run the following commands in order with root authority. We will explain removing Mcafee EDR and Agent on our Ubuntu machine as in the example we did below. After uninstalling “Mcafee Endpoint Security Threat Prevention” at first, uninstall the Mcafee agent.

Manually Remove McAfee EDR and McAfee Agent on Linux
Manually Remove McAfee EDR and McAfee Agent on Linux

 

Mcafee Agent’s Folders

If Mcafee Agent’s Folders still exist, you can execute the following commands to remove Mcafee Agent’s folders.

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Mcafee Agent Control

You can check that we have uninstalled the Mcafee agent with the commands below.

Mcafee Agent Control
Mcafee Agent Control

 

Reference: https://kc.mcafee.com

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