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Uninstalling the Inventory and Application Metering plug-ins

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If you do not perform inventory or application metering tasks on computers over an extended period of time, you can uninstall the plug-ins. Uninstalling unused plug-ins helps to eliminate unnecessary network traffic.

Before you uninstall the Inventory or Application Metering Plug-in, make sure that you turn off the install policy of the corresponding plug-in.

To uninstall the Inventory or Application Metering plug-ins

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Actions menu, click Agents/Plug-ins > Rollout Agents/Plug-ins.

  2. In the left pane, expand Discovery and Inventory > Windows/UNIX/Linux/Mac, and then click the policy for the plug-in that you want to uninstall.

  3. On the plug-in uninstall page, turn on the policy.

    At the upper right of the page, click the colored circle, and then click On.

  4. Click Apply to to select the computers from which you want to uninstall the plug-in.

    See Specifying the targets of a policy or task

    See Specifying filtering rules for resource targets

  5. Schedule the policy to run on managed computers.

    See Adding a schedule to a policy, task, or job

  6. Click Save changes.