Removing monitoring services with pmm-admin remove

Use the pmm-admin remove command to remove monitoring services.


Run this command as root or by using the sudo command


When you remove a service, collected data remains in Metrics Monitor on PMM Server.


Service type can be mysql, mongodb, postgresql or proxysql, and service name is a monitoring service alias. To see which services are enabled, run pmm-admin list.


  • Removing MySQL service named “mysql-sl”:

    # pmm-admin remove mysql mysql-sl
    Service removed.
  • To remove MongoDB service named “mongo”:

    # pmm-admin remove mongodb mongo
    Service removed.
  • To remove PostgreSQL service named “postgres”:

    # pmm-admin remove postgresql postgres
    Service removed.
  • To remove ProxySQL service named “ubuntu-proxysql”:

    # pmm-admin remove proxysql ubuntu-proxysql
    Service removed.

For more information, run pmm-admin remove –help.

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