WARNING: Version 5.1 of Kibana has passed its EOL date.
This documentation is no longer being maintained and may be removed. If you are running this version, we strongly advise you to upgrade. For the latest information, see the current release documentation.
To update a plugin, remove the current version and reinstall the plugin.
To remove a plugin, use the
remove command, as in the following example:
$ bin/kibana-plugin remove x-pack
You can also remove a plugin manually by deleting the plugin’s subdirectory under the
Removing a plugin will result in an "optimize" run which will delay the next start of Kibana.