bounceHammer has been EOL'ed on February 29, 2016

EOL on February 29, 2016

bounceHammer have been downloaded and used by many users and companies since the first release on March 2010 and has been EOL: End Of Life on February 29, 2016. Thanks for using bounceHammer for a long time. We are now providing Sisimai (the successor of bounceHammer, more faster, more higher precision of analysis) as a bounce mail parser library in BSD 2-Clause License.

15. Uninstall bounceHammer


Delete bounceHammer from your system

Unfortunately, You want to uninstall bounceHammer, Run make uninstall command in the top of directory of bounceHammer's source distribution.

The files which were created by bounceHammer at install time will be removed. Or you can uninstall bounceHammer by running the command: rm -fr /usr/local/bouncehammer.


Only files which have been created by make install command at the install time will be remove by make uninstall command.

Files which have been created after installation, temporary files and data file which are created by bounceHammer, copied CGI script, and directory structure of bounceHammer will NOT BE REMOVED by make uninstall command.

To remove them completely, you should remove manually (e.g. /bin/rm -fr /usr/local/bouncehammer ).

# cd /usr/local/src/bouncehammer-2.7.13p3/
# make uninstall
Remove config files manually
# cd /usr/local/bouncehammer/
# rm ./etc/*.cf ./etc/neighbor-domains
Remove data files manually if you not need them
# rm -r ./var/spool/*.tmp ./var/db/*.db ./var/log/*.log
Remove CGI script files from the www document root
# rm /home/bouncehammer/public_html/index.cgi
# rm /usr/local/apache/cgi-bin/api.cgi
Remove whole directory tree
# rm -r /usr/local/bouncehammer


If you use the database except SQLite, you may delete the database and the database user for bounceHammer.

# /usr/local/mysql/bin/mysql
Welcome to the MySQL monitor. Commands end with ; or \g.
Your MySQL connection id is 1537
Server version: 5.1.44 Source distribution
mysql> DROP DATABASE bouncehammer;
mysql> DELETE FROM mysql.user WHERE User = 'bouncehammer';