Downloads:

54,443

Downloads of v 2018.01.30:

9,307

Last Update:

30 Jan 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bill Curran

Tags:

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(unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task)

This is not the latest version of (unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task) available.

2018.01.30 | Updated: 30 Jan 2018

Downloads:

54,443

Downloads of v 2018.01.30:

9,307

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bill Curran

(unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task) 2018.01.30

This is not the latest version of (unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task) available.

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To install (unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade (unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall (unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to https://chocolatey.org/api/v2)

4. Choose your deployment method:


choco upgrade choco-upgrade-all-at-startup -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:


choco upgrade choco-upgrade-all-at-startup -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure choco-upgrade-all-at-startup installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: choco-upgrade-all-at-startup
    state: present
    version: 2018.01.30
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...


chocolatey_package 'choco-upgrade-all-at-startup' do
  action    :install
  version  '2018.01.30'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: choco-upgrade-all-at-startup,
    Version: 2018.01.30,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at https://inedo.com/den/otter/chocolatey.


cChocoPackageInstaller choco-upgrade-all-at-startup
{
   Name     = 'choco-upgrade-all-at-startup'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2018.01.30'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'choco-upgrade-all-at-startup':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2018.01.30',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


salt '*' chocolatey.install choco-upgrade-all-at-startup version="2018.01.30" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at https://docs.saltstack.com/en/latest/ref/modules/all/salt.modules.chocolatey.html.

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 03 Jul 2018.

Description

DO YOU WANT TO UPGRADE YOUR CHOCOLATEY PACKAGES EVERY TIME YOUR COMPUTER BOOTS?

YOU JUST FOUND THE EASY WAY!

This package creates a Windows Scheduled Task to run "choco upgrade all -y" every time your computer boots.

WARNING: Your computer boot time will increase! If you reboot daily, you'll never notice. If you reboot infrequently, you'll notice a slow down as packages are updated, especially if you have a slow Internet connection. Because of this choco-upgrade-all-at-startup is pseudo-deprecated and pseudo-superseded by choco upgrade all at which allows you to set a time to run "choco upgrade all -y" every day in the wee hours of morning while you're happily dreaming about supercomputers and not waiting for your computer to boot up.

PACKAGE NOTES


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName = 'choco-upgrade-all-startup'
$GotTask     = (get-scheduledtask -TaskName "Run a Choco Upgrade All at Startup" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue) 

# delete old task name if it exists from previous versions
if ($GotTask -ne $null){
    SCHTASKS.exe /DELETE /TN "Run a Choco Upgrade All at Startup" /F
   }

# create new scheduled task to run at startup   
SchTasks /Create /SC ONSTART /RU SYSTEM /RL HIGHEST /TN "choco-upgrade-all-startup" /TR "choco upgrade all -y" /F
Write-Host "Now configured to run ""choco upgrade all -y"" at Windows startup." -foreground magenta 
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1
$packageName = 'choco-upgrade-all-startup'

SchTasks /Delete /TN “choco-upgrade-all-startup” /F

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
(unofficial) Choco Upgrade All at Startup (Task) 2018.01.30 9307 Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Approved
choco upgrade all at startup (Script) 2017.01.10 2695 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Approved
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