Downloads:

1,608

Downloads of v 2.20:

1,039

Last Update:

05 Jul 2016

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mark Russinovich

Tags:

flush cache disk tools sysinternals

Sync

2.20 | Updated: 05 Jul 2016

Downloads:

1,608

Downloads of v 2.20:

1,039

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mark Russinovich

Sync 2.20

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Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

To install Sync, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Sync, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Sync, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

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 sync -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 sync -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 sync installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: sync
    state: present
    version: 2.20
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'sync' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.20'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: sync,
    Version: 2.20,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller sync
{
   Name     = 'sync'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.20'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'sync':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.20',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install sync version="2.20" 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.

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 08 Jul 2016.

Description

Flush cached data to disk.

UNIX provides a standard utility called Sync, which can be used to direct the operating system to flush all file system data to disk in order to insure that it is stable and won't be lost in case of a system failure. Otherwise, any modified data present in the cache would be lost. Here is an equivalent that I wrote, called Sync, that works on all versions of Windows. Use it whenever you want to know that modified file data is safely stored on your hard drives. Unfortunately, Sync requires administrative privileges to run. This version also lets you flush removable drives such as ZIP drives.

Command line usage

sync [-r] [-e] [drive letter list]

-r Flush removable drives

-e Ejects removable drives


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = 'sync'
$url = 'https://download.sysinternals.com/files/Sync.zip'
$checksum = '52195005724b350b697f2ddc8f97fb8c3478ea57e9aa485595be36fbb614ba51'
$checksumType = 'sha256'
$url64 = "$url"
$checksum64 = "$checksum"
$checksumType64 = "checksumType"
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64bit "$url64" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"
Write-Verbose "Accepting license..."
$regRoot = 'HKCU:\Software\Sysinternals'
$regPkg = 'Sync'
$regPath = Join-Path $regRoot $regPkg
if (!(Test-Path $regRoot)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot"}
if (!(Test-Path $regPath)) {New-Item -Path "$regRoot" -Name "$regPkg"}
Set-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath" -Name EulaAccepted -Value 1
if ((Get-ItemProperty -Path "$regPath").EulaAccepted -ne 1) {
  throw "Failed setting registry value."
}

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Sync 2.0 320 Monday, December 28, 2015 Approved
Sync 2.00 249 Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Approved

Program

Package

  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

This package has no dependencies.

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