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You can remove cluster logging from your OpenShift Container Platform cluster.

Uninstalling cluster logging from OpenShift Container Platform

You can stop log aggregation by deleting the ClusterLogging custom resource (CR). However, after deleting the CR there are other cluster logging components that remain, which you can optionally remove.

Prerequisites
  • Cluster logging and Elasticsearch must be installed.

Procedure

To remove cluster logging:

  1. Use the OpenShift Container Platform web console to remove the ClusterLogging CR:

    1. Switch to the AdministrationCustom Resource Definitions page.

    2. On the Custom Resource Definitions page, click ClusterLogging.

    3. On the Custom Resource Definition Details page, click Instances.

    4. Click the Options menu kebab next to the instance and select Delete ClusterLogging.

  2. Optional: Delete the custom resource definitions (CRD):

    1. Switch to the AdministrationCustom Resource Definitions page.

    2. Click the Options menu kebab next to ClusterLogging and select Delete Custom Resource Definition.

    3. Click the Options menu kebab next to Elasticsearch and select Delete Custom Resource Definition.

    4. Click the Options menu kebab next to LogForwarding and select Delete Custom Resource Definition.

  3. Optional: Remove the Cluster Logging Operator and Elasticsearch Operator:

    1. Switch to the OperatorsInstalled Operators page.

    2. Select the openshift-logging project.

    3. Click the Options menu kebab next to the Cluster Logging Operator and select Uninstall Operator.

    4. Select the openshift-operators-redhat project.

    5. Click the Options menu kebab next to the Elasticsearch Operator and select Uninstall Operator.

  4. Optional: Remove the Cluster Logging and Elasticsearch projects.

    1. Switch to the HomeProjects page.

    2. Click the Options menu kebab next to the openshift-logging project and select Delete Project.

    3. Confirm the deletion by typing openshift-logging in the dialog box and click Delete.

    4. Click the Options menu kebab next to the openshift-operators-redhat project and select Delete Project.

      Do not delete the openshift-operators-redhat project if other global operators are installed in this namespace.

    5. Confirm the deletion by typing openshift-operators-redhat in the dialog box and click Delete.