How to fix Jenkins Plugin Stuck in Uninstallation pending Status

If you see that a plugin that you are trying to uninstall in Jenkins Installed Plugins is stuck with a status of "Uninstallation pending" then you may have to restart the Jenkins Server to fix the issue.

Jenkins Stuck - Uninstallation pending

Caution: Be mindful when trying to use this command on live servers.

macOS (Brew)

brew services restart jenkins

Linux/Unix: Systemd Service Manage

sudo systemctl restart jenkins

Linux/Unix: SysVinit Service Manage

sudo service jenkins restart


Restart-Service -Name "jenkinsservicename"

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