How To : Uninstall SQL Server Analysis Services Instance (SSAS)
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You may NOT ever wanted to un-install Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services instance. Even things were same for me until now. I needed to un-install existing multidimensional instance in client environment and install Analysis Services Tabular instance for development. There are no-straight forward way to do and even the steps provided on Tech-net did not work for me. Lets have a look at pretty straight forward simple steps to do in order to remove your AS instance.
In order to do this, you might mount the SQL Server Installation image mount and locate as the setup.exe path. In my case its F:\ drive the iso mounted
1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator model in the server or PC you need to perform uninstallation.
2. Type the below command and run
F:\setup.exe /ACTION=uninstall /FEATURES=AS /INSTANCENAME=YOUR_INSTANCE_NAME
In above command has below parameters.
1- Installation setup path
2- Action performed. In here we are going to un-install
3- Feature we are going to remove. That is AS which indicates Analysis Services instance
4- Exact name of your AS instance
3. Once you run the above command you will be able to un-install SSAS instance
After hit the bar you will be able to un-install your AS instance successfully 😃