Get-WebFile

Downloads a file from an HTTP/HTTPS location. Prefer HTTPS when
available.

Syntax

Get-WebFile `
  [-Url <String>] `
  [-FileName <String>] `
  [-UserAgent <String>] `
  [-Passthru] `
  [-Quiet] `
  [-Options <Hashtable>] `
  [-IgnoredArguments <Object[]>] [<CommonParameters>]

Description

This will download a file from an HTTP/HTTPS location, saving the file
to the FileName location specified.

Notes

This is a low-level function and not recommended for use in package
scripts. It is recommended you call Get-ChocolateyWebFile instead.

Starting in 0.9.10, will automatically call Set-PowerShellExitCode to
set the package exit code to 404 if the resource is not found.

Aliases

None

Inputs

None

Outputs

None

Parameters

-Url [<String>]

This is the url to download the file from. Prefer HTTPS when available.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-FileName [<String>]

This is the full path to the file to create. If downloading to the
package folder next to the install script, the path will be like
"$(Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)\\file.exe"

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? 2
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-UserAgent [<String>]

The user agent to use as part of the request. Defaults to 'chocolatey
command line'.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? 3
Default Value chocolatey command line
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-Passthru

DO NOT USE - holdover from original function.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value False
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-Quiet

Silences the progress output.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value False
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-Options [<Hashtable>]

OPTIONAL - Specify custom headers. Available in 0.9.10+.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value @
Accept Pipeline Input? false

-IgnoredArguments [<Object[]>]

Allows splatting with arguments that do not apply. Do not use directly.

Property Value
Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216 .

Function Reference

NOTE: This documentation has been automatically generated from Import-Module "$env:ChocolateyInstall\helpers\chocolateyInstaller.psm1" -Force; Get-Help Get-WebFile -Full.

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