Downloads:

558,990

Downloads of v 2.4.205:

2,541

Last Update:

4/5/2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Wrock

Tags:

Boxstarter Common Module

This is not the latest version of Boxstarter Common Module available.

2.4.205 | Updated: 4/5/2015

Downloads:

558,990

Downloads of v 2.4.205:

2,541

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Wrock

Tags:

Boxstarter Common Module 2.4.205

This is not the latest version of Boxstarter Common Module available.

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To install Boxstarter Common Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Boxstarter Common Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Boxstarter Common Module, 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 boxstarter.common -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 boxstarter.common -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 boxstarter.common installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: boxstarter.common
    state: present
    version: 2.4.205
    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 'boxstarter.common' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.4.205'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: boxstarter.common,
    Version: 2.4.205,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller boxstarter.common
{
   Name     = 'boxstarter.common'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.4.205'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'boxstarter.common':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.4.205',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install boxstarter.common version="2.4.205" 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 as a trusted package on 4/5/2015.

Description

Provides common functions used by multiple Boxstarter Modules.


tools\Boxstarter.Common\Boxstarter.Common.psm1
Resolve-Path $PSScriptRoot\*.ps1 | 
    % { . $_.ProviderPath }

Export-ModuleMember     Write-BoxstarterMessage, Start-TimedSection, Stop-TimedSection, Enter-BoxstarterLogable, Out-BoxstarterLog, Log-BoxstarterMessage, Test-Admin, Invoke-FromTask, Get-IsRemote, Confirm-Choice, Create-BoxstarterTask, Remove-BoxstarterTask, Write-BoxstarterLogo, Get-CurrentUser, Get-IsMicrosoftUpdateEnabled, Invoke-RetriableScript, Remove-BoxstarterError
                        
Export-ModuleMember -Variable Boxstarter

tools\Boxstarter.Common\Confirm-Choice.ps1
function Confirm-Choice {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Prompts the user to choose a yes/no option.

.DESCRIPTION
The message parameter is presented to the user and the user is then prompted to 
respond yes or no. In environments such as the PowerShell ISE, the Confirm param 
is the title of the window presenting the message.

.Parameter Message
The message given to the user that tels them what they are responding yes/no to.

.Parameter Caption
The title of the dialog window that is presented in environments that present 
the prompt in its own window. If not provided, the Message is used.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org

#>
    param (
        [string]$Message, 
        [string]$Caption = $Message
    )
    $yes = new-Object System.Management.Automation.Host.ChoiceDescription "&Yes","Yes";
    $no = new-Object System.Management.Automation.Host.ChoiceDescription "&No","No";
    $choices = [System.Management.Automation.Host.ChoiceDescription[]]($yes,$no);
    $answer = $host.ui.PromptForChoice($caption,$message,$choices,0)

    switch ($answer){
        0 {return $true; break}
        1 {return $false; break}
    }    
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Create-BoxstarterTask.ps1
function Create-BoxstarterTask{
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Creates a Scheduled Task for Boxstarter operations that require a local 
administrative token

.DESCRIPTION
Create-BoxstarterTask creates a scheduled task.  This task is present 
throughout a boxstarter installation process and is used when Boxstarter
needs to complete a task that cannot use a remote token. This function 
does not run the task. It simply creates it.

.Parameter Credential
The credentials under which the task will run.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
Invoke-FromTask
Remove-BoxstarterTask

#>
    param([Management.Automation.PsCredential]$Credential)
    if($Credential.GetNetworkCredential().Password.length -gt 0){
        schtasks /CREATE /TN 'Temp Boxstarter Task' /SC WEEKLY /RL HIGHEST `
            /RU "$($Credential.UserName)" /IT /RP $Credential.GetNetworkCredential().Password `
        /TR "powershell -noprofile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File $env:temp\BoxstarterTask.ps1" /F |
            Out-Null

        #Give task a normal priority
        $taskFile = Join-Path $env:TEMP RemotingTask.txt
        Remove-Item $taskFile -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
        [xml]$xml = schtasks /QUERY /TN 'Temp Boxstarter Task' /XML
        $xml.Task.Settings.Priority="4"
        $xml.Save($taskFile)
        schtasks /CREATE /TN 'Boxstarter Task' /RU "$($Credential.UserName)" /IT /RP $Credential.GetNetworkCredential().Password /XML "$taskFile" /F | Out-Null
        schtasks /DELETE /TN 'Temp Boxstarter Task' /F | Out-Null
    }
    elseif(!((schtasks /QUERY /TN 'Boxstarter Task' /FO LIST 2>&1) -contains 'Logon Mode:    Interactive/Background')) { #For testing
        schtasks /CREATE /TN 'Boxstarter Task' /SC WEEKLY /RL HIGHEST `
                /RU "$($Credential.UserName)" /IT `
        /TR "powershell -noprofile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -File $env:temp\BoxstarterTask.ps1" /F |
                Out-Null
    }
    if($LastExitCode -gt 0){
        throw "Unable to create scheduled task as $($Credential.UserName)"
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\en-US\about_boxstarter_logging.help.txt
TOPIC
	About_Boxstarter_Logging

SYNOPSIS
	Describes how to the different Boxstarter Logging functions to log to 
	the console, log file or both.

DESCRIPTION
	Boxstarter provides several logging logging functions to make it easy 
	to deliver messages to script consumers and provide detailed debugging
	information to log files. Here is a description of each of these 
	functions:

	Write-BoxstarterMessage
		Writes a message to both the Boxstarter log file and to the screen. 
		These messages are output in Green to make them stand out from 
		other messages.

	Log-BoxstarterMessage
		Only writes a message to the Boxstarter log file. The message is 
		not logged to the console.

	Out-BoxtarterLog
		This is identical to Write-BoxstarterMessage but the text written 
		to the screen is not in green. It is formatted normally.

	Enter-BoxstarterLogable
		This executes a script block and redirects the standard output 
		stream and standard error stream to both the console and the 
		Boxstarter log file. This is similar to Out-Boxstarterlog but it 
		includes the output from standard command line utilities.

	Start-TimedSection and Stop-TimedSection
		These functions surround all script in between the start and end 
		functions with a header and footer message and time the script 
		execution. The footer message includes the total elapsed time. 
		These sections can be nested.

SEE ALSO

	http://boxstarter.org
	Write-BoxstarterMessage
	Out-BoxtarterLog
	Enter-BoxstarterLogable
	Start-TimedSection
	Stop-TimedSection
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Format-BoxStarterMessage.ps1
function Format-BoxStarterMessage {
    param($BoxStarterMessage)
        if(Get-IsRemote){
        $BoxStarterMessage = "[$env:Computername]$BoxStarterMessage"
    }
    return $BoxStarterMessage
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Get-CurrentUser.ps1
function Get-CurrentUser {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Returns the domain and username of the currently logged in user.

#>
    $identity  = [System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()
    $parts = $identity.Name -split "\\"
    return @{Domain=$parts[0];Name=$parts[1]}
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Get-IsMicrosoftUpdateEnabled.ps1
function Get-IsMicrosoftUpdateEnabled {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Returns $True if Microsoft Update is currently enabled

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org

#>    
	# Default response to false, unless proven otherwise
	$installed = $false

	$serviceManager = New-Object -ComObject Microsoft.Update.ServiceManager -Strict
	$serviceManager.ClientApplicationID = "Boxstarter"

	foreach ($service in $serviceManager.Services) {
		if( $service.Name -eq "Microsoft Update") {
			$installed = $true;  
			break;
		} 
	}
	
	return $installed
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Get-IsRemote.ps1
function Get-IsRemote {
param (
    [switch]$PowershellRemoting
)
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Returns $True if the current PowerShell session is running remotely

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org

#>    
    if($PSSenderInfo -ne $null) {return $true}
    if($PowershellRemoting) {return $false}
    if($env:IsRemote -ne $null) { return [bool]::Parse($env:IsRemote) }
    else {
        $script:recursionLevel = 0
        $env:IsRemote = Test-ChildOfWinrs
        return [bool]::Parse($env:IsRemote)
    }
}

function Test-ChildOfWinrs($ID = $PID) {
   if(++$script:recursionLevel -gt 20) { return $false }
   $parent = (Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Process -Filter "ProcessID=$ID").ParentProcessID 
    if($parent -eq $null) { return $false } else {
    	try {$parentProc = Get-Process -ID $parent -ErrorAction Stop} catch {
            $global:error.RemoveAt(0)
            return $false
        }
    	if($parentProc.Name -eq "winrshost") {return $true} 
        elseif($parentProc.Name -eq "services") {return $false} 
    	else {
    		return Test-ChildOfWinrs $parent
    	}
    }
} 
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Init-Settings.ps1
if(!$Global:Boxstarter) { 
    $Global:Boxstarter = @{} 
    $Boxstarter.SuppressLogging=$false
}
$Boxstarter.BaseDir=(Split-Path -parent ((Get-Item $PSScriptRoot).FullName))

tools\Boxstarter.Common\Invoke-FromTask.ps1
function Invoke-FromTask {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Invokes a command inside of a scheduled task

.DESCRIPTION
This invokes the boxstarter scheduled task. 
The task is run in an elevated session using the provided 
credentials. If the processes started by the task become idle for 
more that the specified timeout, the task will be terminated. All 
output and any errors from the task will be streamed to the calling 
session. 

 .PARAMETER Command
 The command to run in the task.

.PARAMETER IdleTimeout
The number of seconds after which the task will be terminated if it 
becomes idle. The value 0 is an indefinite timeout and 120 is the 
default.

.PARAMETER TotalTimeout
The number of seconds after which the task will be terminated whether
it is idle or active.

.EXAMPLE
Invoke-FromTask Install-WindowsUpdate -AcceptEula

This will install Windows Updates in a scheduled task

.EXAMPLE
Invoke-FromTask "DISM /Online /Online /NoRestart /Enable-Feature /Telnet-Client" -IdleTimeout 20

This will use DISM.exe to install the telnet client and will kill 
the task if it becomes idle for more that 20 seconds.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
Create-BoxstarterTask
Remove-BoxstarterTask
#>
    param(
        $command, 
        $idleTimeout=60,
        $totalTimeout=3600
    )
    Write-BoxstarterMessage "Invoking $command in scheduled task" -Verbose
    Add-TaskFiles $command

    $taskProc = start-Task

    if($taskProc -ne $null){
        write-debug "Command launched in process $taskProc"
        try { 
            $waitProc=get-process -id $taskProc -ErrorAction Stop 
            Write-Debug "Waiting on $($waitProc.Id)"
        } catch { $global:error.RemoveAt(0) }
    }

    Wait-ForTask $waitProc $idleTimeout $totalTimeout

    try{$errorStream=Import-CLIXML $env:temp\BoxstarterError.stream} catch {$global:error.RemoveAt(0)}
    $str=($errorStream | Out-String)
    if($str.Length -gt 0){
        throw $errorStream
    }
}

function Get-ChildProcessMemoryUsage {
    param($ID=$PID)
    [int]$res=0
    Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Process -Filter "ParentProcessID=$ID" | % { 
        if($_.ProcessID -ne $null) {
            try {
                $proc = Get-Process -ID $_.ProcessID -ErrorAction Stop
                $res += $proc.PrivateMemorySize + $proc.WorkingSet
                Write-Debug "$($_.Name) $($proc.PrivateMemorySize + $proc.WorkingSet)"
            } catch { $global:error.RemoveAt(0) }
        }
    }
    Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Process -Filter "ParentProcessID=$ID" | % { 
        if($_.ProcessID -ne $null) {
            try {
                $proc = Get-Process -ID $_.ProcessID -ErrorAction Top
                $res += Get-ChildProcessMemoryUsage $_.ProcessID;
                Write-Debug "$($_.Name) $($proc.PrivateMemorySize + $proc.WorkingSet)"
            } catch { $global:error.RemoveAt(0) }
        }
    }
    $res
}

function Add-TaskFiles($command) {
    $encoded = [Convert]::ToBase64String([System.Text.Encoding]::Unicode.GetBytes("`$ProgressPreference='SilentlyContinue';$command"))
    [email protected]"
Start-Process powershell -Wait -RedirectStandardError $env:temp\BoxstarterError.stream -RedirectStandardOutput $env:temp\BoxstarterOutput.stream -ArgumentList "-noprofile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -EncodedCommand $encoded"
Remove-Item $env:temp\BoxstarterTask.ps1 -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
"@
    Set-Content $env:temp\BoxstarterTask.ps1 -value $fileContent -force
    new-Item $env:temp\BoxstarterOutput.stream -Type File -Force | out-null
    new-Item $env:temp\BoxstarterError.stream -Type File -Force | out-null
}

function start-Task{
    [email protected]()
    $tasks+=gwmi Win32_Process -Filter "name = 'powershell.exe' and CommandLine like '%-EncodedCommand%'" | select ProcessId | % { $_.ProcessId }
    Write-Debug "Found $($tasks.Length) tasks already running"
    $taskResult = schtasks /RUN /I /TN 'Boxstarter Task'
    if($LastExitCode -gt 0){
        throw "Unable to run scheduled task. Message from task was $taskResult"
    }
    write-debug "Launched task. Waiting for task to launch command..."
    do{
        if(!(Test-Path $env:temp\BoxstarterTask.ps1)){
            Write-Debug "Task Completed before its process was captured."
            break
        }
        $taskProc=gwmi Win32_Process -Filter "name = 'powershell.exe' and CommandLine like '%-EncodedCommand%'" | select ProcessId | % { $_.ProcessId } | ? { !($tasks -contains $_) }

        Start-Sleep -Second 1
    }
    Until($taskProc -ne $null)

    return $taskProc
}

function Test-TaskTimeout($waitProc, $idleTimeout) {
    if($memUsageStack -eq $null){
        $script:memUsageStack=New-Object -TypeName System.Collections.Stack
    }
    if($idleTimeout -gt 0){
        $lastMemUsageCount=Get-ChildProcessMemoryUsage $waitProc.ID
        Write-Debug "Memory read: $lastMemUsageCount"
        Write-Debug "Memory count: $($memUsageStack.Count)"
        $memUsageStack.Push($lastMemUsageCount)
        if($lastMemUsageCount -eq 0 -or (($memUsageStack.ToArray() | ? { $_ -ne $lastMemUsageCount }) -ne $null)){
            $memUsageStack.Clear()
        }
        if($memUsageStack.Count -gt $idleTimeout){
            Write-BoxstarterMessage "Task has exceeded its timeout with no activity. Killing task..."
            KillTree $waitProc.ID
            throw "TASK:`r`n$command`r`n`r`nIs likely in a hung state."
        }
    }
    Start-Sleep -Second 1
}

function Wait-ForTask($waitProc, $idleTimeout, $totalTimeout){
    $reader=New-Object -TypeName System.IO.FileStream -ArgumentList @(
        "$env:temp\BoxstarterOutput.Stream",
        [system.io.filemode]::Open,[System.io.FileAccess]::ReadWrite,
        [System.IO.FileShare]::ReadWrite)
    try{
        $procStartTime = $waitProc.StartTime
        while($waitProc -ne $null -and !($waitProc.HasExited)) {
            $timeTaken = [DateTime]::Now.Subtract($procStartTime)
            if($totalTimeout -gt 0 -and $timeTaken.TotalSeconds -gt $totalTimeout){
                Write-BoxstarterMessage "Task has exceeded its total timeout. Killing task..."
                KillTree $waitProc.ID
                throw "TASK:`r`n$command`r`n`r`nIs likely in a hung state."
            }

            $byte = New-Object Byte[] 100
            $count=$reader.Read($byte,0,100)
            if($count -ne 0){
                $text = [System.Text.Encoding]::Default.GetString($byte,0,$count)
                $text | Out-File $boxstarter.Log -append
                $text | write-host -NoNewline
            }
            else {
                Test-TaskTimeout $waitProc $idleTimeout
            }
        }
        Start-Sleep -Second 1
        Write-Debug "Proc has exited: $($waitProc.HasExited) or Is Null: $($waitProc -eq $null)"
        $byte=$reader.ReadByte()
        $text=$null
        while($byte -ne -1){
            $text += [System.Text.Encoding]::Default.GetString($byte)
            $byte=$reader.ReadByte()
        }
        if($text -ne $null){
            $text | out-file $boxstarter.Log -append
            $text | write-host -NoNewline
        }
    }
    finally{
        $reader.Dispose()
        if($waitProc -ne $null -and !$waitProc.HasExited){
            KillTree $waitProc.ID
        }
    }    
}

function KillTree($id){
    Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Process -Filter "ParentProcessID=$ID" | % { 
        if($_.ProcessID -ne $null) {
            Invoke-SilentKill $_.ProcessID
            Write-Debug "Killing $($_.Name)"
            KillTree $_.ProcessID
        }
    }
    Invoke-SilentKill $id
}

function Invoke-SilentKill($id) {
    try {Kill $id -ErrorAction Stop -Force } catch { $global:error.RemoveAt(0) }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Invoke-RetriableScript.ps1
function Invoke-RetriableScript{
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Retries a script 5 times or until it completes without terminating errors. 
All Unnamed arguments will be passed as arguments to the script
#>
    param([ScriptBlock]$RetryScript)
    $currentErrorAction=$ErrorActionPreference
    try{
        $ErrorActionPreference = "Stop"
        for($count = 1; $count -le 5; $count++) {
            try {
                Write-BoxstarterMessage "Attempt #$count..." -Verbose
                $ret = Invoke-Command -ScriptBlock $RetryScript -ArgumentList $args
                return $ret
                break
            }
            catch {
                if($global:Error.Count -gt 0){$global:Error.RemoveAt(0)}
                if($count -eq 5) { throw $_ }
                else { Sleep 10 }
            }
        }
    }
    finally{
        $ErrorActionPreference = $currentErrorAction
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Log-BoxStarterMessage.ps1
function Log-BoxStarterMessage {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Logs a message to the Boxstarter Log File

.DESCRIPTION
Logs a message to the log. The message does not render on the 
console. Boxstarter timestamps the log message so that the file 
entry has the time the message was written. The log is located at 
$Boxstarter.Log.

.Parameter Message
The message to be logged.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
about_boxstarter_logging

#>
    param([object[]]$message)
    if($Boxstarter.Log) {
        "[$(Get-Date -format o):::PID $pid] $message" | out-file $Boxstarter.Log -append
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Out-BoxstarterLog.ps1
function Enter-BoxstarterLogable{
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Logs the output and error streams of the script to the 
console and Boxstarter log.

.DESCRIPTION
Boxstarter runs the provided script and redirects the 
standard output and standard error streams to the host
console and to the Boxstarter log. This will include both
PowerShell write-output and errors as well as the output
from any standard command line executables that use 
standard output and error streams.

.PARAMETER script
The script to execute.

.EXAMPLE
Enter-BoxstarterLogable{
    Get-Process Chrome
    Netstat
}

This sends both the out put of the PowerShell Get-Process
cmdlet and the Netstat command line utility to the screen
as well as th boxstarter log.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
about_boxstarter_logging

#>
    param([ScriptBlock] $script)

    & ($script) 2>&1 | Out-BoxstarterLog
}

function Out-BoxstarterLog {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Logs provided text or objects to the console and 
Boxstarter log.

.DESCRIPTION
This is essentially identical to Tee-Object with the PS 3.0
only parameter -Append. This will work in either PS 2.0 or
PS 3.0.

.PARAMETER object
Object to log.

.EXAMPLE
Out-BoxstarterLog "This can be seen on the screen and in the log file"

.EXAMPLE
"This can be seen on the screen and in the log file" | Out-BoxstarterLog

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
about_boxstarter_logging

#>    
    param(
        [Parameter(position=0,ValueFromPipeline=$True)]
        [object]$object,
        [switch]$Quiet
    )

    process {
        if(!$Quiet -and !$Boxstarter.SuppressLogging){write-host $object}
        if($Boxstarter -and $BoxStarter.Log -and $object){
            $object >> $Boxstarter.Log            
        }
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Remove-BoxstarterError.ps1
function Remove-BoxstarterError {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Removes errors from the error collection that occur within a block.

#>    
    param([ScriptBlock]$block)

    $currentErrorAction=$ErrorActionPreference
    $currentErrorCount = $Global:Error.Count
    
    try{
        $ErrorActionPreference = "SilentlyContinue"
        Invoke-Command -ScriptBlock $block

        while($Global:Error.Count -gt $currentErrorCount){
            $Global:Error.RemoveAt(0)
        }
    }
    finally{
        $ErrorActionPreference = $currentErrorAction
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Remove-BoxstarterTask.ps1
function Remove-BoxstarterTask {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Deletes the Boxstarter task.

.DESCRIPTION
Deletes the Boxstarter task. Boxstarter calls this when an 
installation session completes.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
Create-BoxstarterTask
Invoke-BoxstarterTask

#>    
    Write-BoxstarterMessage "Removing Boxstarter Scheduled Task..." -Verbose
	
    Remove-BoxstarterError {
        $result = schtasks /DELETE /TN 'Boxstarter Task' /F 2>&1
        Write-BoxstarterMessage "Removed Boxstarter Scheduled Task with this result: $result" -Verbose
    }
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Start-TimedSection.ps1
function Start-TimedSection {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Begins a timed section

.DESCRIPTION
A timed section is a portion of script that is timed. Used 
with Stop-TimedSection, the beginning and end of the section 
are logged to both the console and the log along with the 
amount of time elapsed.

The function returns a guid that is used to identify the 
section when stopping it.

.PARAMETER SectionName
The Title or Label of the section being timed. This string 
is used in the logging to identify the section.

.PARAMETER Verbose
Instructs Start-TimedSection to write to the Verbose stream. Although 
this will always log messages to the Boxstarter log, it will only log 
to the console if the session's VerbosePreference is set to capture 
the Verbose stream or the -Verbose switch was set when calling
Install-BoxstarterPackage.

.EXAMPLE
$session=Start-TimedSection "My First Section"
Stop-TimedSection $session

This creates a block as follows:

+ Boxstarter starting My First Section

Some stuff happens here.

+ Boxstarter finished My First Section 00:00:00.2074282

.EXAMPLE
Timed Sections can be nested or staggered. You can have 
multiple sections running at once.

$session=Start-TimedSection "My First Section"
$innerSession=Start-TimedSection "My Inner Section"
Stop-TimedSection $innerSession
Stop-TimedSection $session

This creates a block as follows:

+ Boxstarter starting My First Section

Some stuff happens here.

++ Boxstarter starting My Inner Section

Some inner stuff happens here.

++ Boxstarter finished My Inner Section 00:00:00.1074282

Some more stuff happens here.

+ Boxstarter finished My First Section 00:00:00.2074282

Note that the number of '+' chars indicate nesting level.

.EXAMPLE
$session=Start-TimedSection "My First Section" -Verbose
Stop-TimedSection $session

This will write the start and finish messages to the 
Boxstarter log but will not write to the console unless the 
user has the the VerbosePreference variable or used the 
Verbose switch of Install-BoxstarterPackage.

.NOTES
If the SuppressLogging setting of the $Boxstarter variable is true, 
logging messages will be suppressed and not sent to the console or the 
log.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
Stop-TimedSection
about_boxstarter_logging
#>
    param(
        [string]$sectionName,
        [switch]$Verbose)
    $stopwatch = [System.Diagnostics.Stopwatch]::StartNew()
    $guid = [guid]::NewGuid().ToString()
    [email protected]{title=$sectionName;stopwatch=$stopwatch;verbose=$Verbose}
    if(!$script:boxstarterTimers) {$script:[email protected]{}}
    $boxstarterTimers.$guid=$timerEntry
    $padCars="".PadLeft($boxstarterTimers.Count,"+")
    Write-BoxstarterMessage "$padCars Boxstarter starting $sectionName" -NoLogo -Verbose:$Verbose
    return $guid
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Stop-TimedSection.ps1
function Stop-TimedSection {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Ends a timed section

.DESCRIPTION
A timed section is a portion of script that is timed. Used 
with Start-TimedSection, the beginning and end of the section 
are logged to both the console and the log along with the 
amount of time elapsed.

.PARAMETER SectionId
The guid that was generated by Start-TimedSection and 
identifies which section is ending.

.EXAMPLE
$session=Start-TimedSection "My First Section"
Stop-TimedSection $session

This creates a block as follows:

+ Boxstarter starting My First Section

Some stuff happens here.

+ Boxstarter finished My First Section 00:00:00.2074282

.EXAMPLE
Timed Sections can be nested or staggered. You can have 
multiple sections running at once.

$session=Start-TimedSection "My First Section"
$innerSession=Start-TimedSection "My Inner Section"
Stop-TimedSection $innerSession
Stop-TimedSection $session

This creates a block as follows:

+ Boxstarter starting My First Section

Some stuff happens here.

++ Boxstarter starting My Inner Section

Some inner stuff happens here.

++ Boxstarter finished My Inner Section 00:00:00.1074282

Some more stuff happens here.

+ Boxstarter finished My First Section 00:00:00.2074282

Note that the number of '+' chars indicate nesting level.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
Start-TimedSection
about_boxstarter_logging

#>
    param([string]$SectionId)
    $timerEntry=$script:boxstarterTimers.$SectionId
    if(!$timerEntry){return}
    $padCars="".PadLeft($boxstarterTimers.Count,"+")
    $script:boxstarterTimers.Remove($SectionId)
    $stopwatch = $timerEntry.stopwatch
    Write-BoxstarterMessage "$padCars Boxstarter finished $($timerEntry.Title) $($stopwatch.Elapsed.ToString())" -NoLogo -Verbose:$timerEntry.Verbose
    $stopwatch.Stop()
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Test-Admin.ps1
function Test-Admin {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Determines if the console is elevated

#>
    $identity  = [System.Security.Principal.WindowsIdentity]::GetCurrent()
    $principal = New-Object System.Security.Principal.WindowsPrincipal( $identity )
    return $principal.IsInRole( [System.Security.Principal.WindowsBuiltInRole]::Administrator )
}

tools\Boxstarter.Common\Write-BoxstarterLogo.ps1
function Write-BoxstarterLogo {
    $boxMod=(IEX (Get-Content (join-path $Boxstarter.Basedir Boxstarter.Common\Boxstarter.Common.psd1) | Out-String))
    write-BoxstarterMessage "Boxstarter Version $($boxMod.ModuleVersion)" -nologo -Color White
    write-BoxstarterMessage "$($boxMod.Copyright) http://boxstarter.org`r`n" -nologo -Color White
}
tools\Boxstarter.Common\Write-BoxstarterMessage.ps1
function Write-BoxstarterMessage {
<#
.SYNOPSIS
Writes a message to the console and the log

.DESCRIPTION
Formats the message in green. This message is also logged to the 
Boxstarter log file with a timestamp.

.PARAMETER Message
The string to be logged

.PARAMETER NoLogo
If omitted, the message will be preceded with "Boxstarter: "

.PARAMETER Color
Specifies a foreground color to use for the message. Green is the 
default.

.PARAMETER Verbose
Instructs Write-Boxstarter to write to the Verbose stream. Although 
this will always log messages to the Boxstarter log, it will only log 
to the console if the session's VerbosePreference is set to capture 
the Verbose stream or the -Verbose switch was set when calling
Install-BoxstarterPackage.

.EXAMPLE
Write-BoxstarterMessage "I am logging a message."

This creates the following console output:
Boxstarter: I am Logging a Message

This will appear in the log:
[2013-02-11T00:59:44.9768457-08:00] Boxstarter: I am Logging a Message

.EXAMPLE
Write-BoxstarterMessage "I am logging a message." -Verbose

This outputs to the console via the Verbose stream if the session's 
VerbosePreference is set to capture the Verbose stream or the 
-Verbose switch was set when calling Install-BoxstarterPackage.

This will appear in the log:
[2013-02-11T00:59:44.9768457-08:00] Boxstarter: I am Logging a Message

.NOTES
If the SuppressLogging setting of the $Boxstarter variable is true, 
logging messages will be suppressed and not sent to the console or the 
log.

.LINK
http://boxstarter.org
about_boxstarter_logging

#>
    param(
        [String]$message, 
        [switch]$nologo,
        [ConsoleColor]$color=[ConsoleColor]::green,
        [switch]$Verbose
    )
    if($global:Boxstarter.ProgressArgs -and !$Verbose) {
        $a=$global:Boxstarter.ProgressArgs
        Write-Progress @a -CurrentOperation $message 
    }
    if(!$nologo){$message = "Boxstarter: $message"}
    $fmtTitle = Format-BoxStarterMessage $message
    Log-BoxstarterMessage $fmtTitle
    if($Verbose){
        Write-Verbose $fmtTitle
    }
    else {
        #Boxstarter has a Write-host proxy function and it ensures all is logged
        if(!$Boxstarter.SuppressLogging){Write-Host $fmtTitle -ForeGroundColor $color}
    }
}
tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$tools = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
. (Join-Path $tools Setup.ps1)
try { 
    $ModuleName = (Get-ChildItem $tools | ?{ $_.PSIsContainer }).BaseName
    Install-Boxstarter "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)" $ModuleName $env:chocolateyPackageParameters
    Write-ChocolateySuccess $ModuleName
} catch {
    Write-ChocolateyFailure $ModuleName "$($_.Exception.Message)"
    throw 
}
tools\LICENSE.txt
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tools\setup.ps1
function Install-Boxstarter($here, $ModuleName, $installArgs = "") {
    $boxstarterPath=Join-Path $env:AppData Boxstarter
    if(!(test-Path $boxstarterPath)){
        mkdir $boxstarterPath
    }
    $packagePath=Join-Path $boxstarterPath BuildPackages
    if(!(test-Path $packagePath)){
        mkdir $packagePath
    }    
    foreach($ModulePath in (Get-ChildItem $here | ?{ $_.PSIsContainer })){
        $target=Join-Path $boxstarterPath $modulePath.BaseName
        if(test-Path $target){
            Remove-Item $target -Recurse -Force
        }
    }
    Copy-Item "$here\*" $boxstarterPath -Recurse -Force -Exclude ChocolateyInstall.ps1, Setup.*

    PersistBoxStarterPathToEnvironmentVariable "PSModulePath"
    PersistBoxStarterPathToEnvironmentVariable "Path"
    $binPath =  "$here\..\..\..\bin"
    $boxModule=Get-Module Boxstarter.Chocolatey
    if($boxModule) {
        if($boxModule.Path -like "$env:LOCALAPPDATA\Apps\*") {
            $clickonce=$true
        }
    }
    if(!$clickonce){
        Import-Module "$boxstarterPath\$ModuleName" -DisableNameChecking -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
    }
    $successMsg = @"
The $ModuleName Module has been copied to $boxstarterPath and added to your Module path. 
You will need to open a new console for the path to be visible.
Use 'Get-Module Boxstarter.* -ListAvailable' to list all Boxstarter Modules.
To list all available Boxstarter Commands, use:
PS:>Import-Module $ModuleName
PS:>Get-Command -Module Boxstarter.*

To find more info visit http://Boxstarter.org or use:
PS:>Import-Module $ModuleName
PS:>Get-Help Boxstarter
"@
    Write-Host $successMsg

    if($ModuleName -eq "Boxstarter.Chocolatey" -and !$env:appdata.StartsWith($env:windir)) {
        $desktop = $([System.Environment]::GetFolderPath([System.Environment+SpecialFolder]::DesktopDirectory))
        $startMenu=$("$env:appdata\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Boxstarter")
        if(!(Test-Path $startMenu)){
            mkdir $startMenu
        }
        $target="powershell.exe"
        $targetArgs="-ExecutionPolicy bypass -NoExit -Command `"&'$boxstarterPath\BoxstarterShell.ps1'`""

		if($installArgs -inotcontains "nodesktopicon") {
			$link = Join-Path $desktop "Boxstarter Shell.lnk"
			Create-Shortcut $link $target $targetArgs $boxstarterPath
		}
        $link = Join-Path $startMenu "Boxstarter Shell.lnk"
        Create-Shortcut $link $target $targetArgs $boxstarterPath

        Set-Content -Path "$binPath\BoxstarterShell.bat" -Force -Value "$target $TargetArgs"
    }
}

function Create-Shortcut($location, $target, $targetArgs, $boxstarterPath) {
    $wshshell = New-Object -ComObject WScript.Shell
    $lnk = $wshshell.CreateShortcut($location)
    $lnk.TargetPath = $target
    $lnk.Arguments = "$targetArgs"
    $lnk.WorkingDirectory = $boxstarterPath
    $lnk.IconLocation="$boxstarterPath\BoxLogo.ico"
    $lnk.Save()

	$tempFile = "$env:temp\TempShortcut.lnk"
		
	$writer = new-object System.IO.FileStream $tempFile, ([System.IO.FileMode]::Create)
	$reader = new-object System.IO.FileStream $location, ([System.IO.FileMode]::Open)
		
	while ($reader.Position -lt $reader.Length)
	{		
		$byte = $reader.ReadByte()
		if ($reader.Position -eq 22) {
			$byte = 34
		}
		$writer.WriteByte($byte)
	}
		
	$reader.Close()
	$writer.Close()
				
	Move-Item -Path $tempFile $location -Force
}
function PersistBoxStarterPathToEnvironmentVariable($variableName){
    $value = [Environment]::GetEnvironmentVariable($variableName, 'User')
    if($value){
        $values=($value -split ';' | ?{ !($_.ToLower() -match "\\boxstarter$")}) -join ';'
        $values+=";$boxstarterPath"
    } 
    elseif($variableName -eq "PSModulePath") {
        $values=[environment]::getfolderpath("mydocuments")
        $values +="\WindowsPowerShell\Modules;$boxstarterPath"
    }
    else {
        $values ="$boxstarterPath"
    }
    if(!$value -or !($values -contains $boxstarterPath)){
        $values = $values.Replace(';;',';')
        [Environment]::SetEnvironmentVariable($variableName, $values, 'User')
        $varValue = Get-Content env:\$variableName
        $varValue += ";$boxstarterPath"
        $varValue = $varValue.Replace(';;',';')
        Set-Content env:\$variableName -value $varValue
    }
}

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Boxstarter Common Module 2.11.0 66421 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Approved
Boxstarter Common Module 2.10.3 54608 Thursday, July 27, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Common Module 2.9.27 2536 Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Common Module 2.9.26 5363 Monday, June 19, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Common Module 2.9.24 561 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Common Module 2.9.14 6792 Friday, May 5, 2017 Approved

  • Restart Windows Updates service before beginning installation in case updates are already running in the background
    • Dont throw exception when removing the scheduled task and it did not exist
    • Fix remote installs on win 7 and 2008R2 by creating scheduled task before importing remote chocolatey module
    • Pass -y to chocolatey if the new one is installed to avoid red output looking like an error
    • Fix installing modules via the c# based chocolatey
    • Pin to last PS chocolatey version until we finih new choco compatibility
    • Fix running gists from weblauncher more than once in win7 and 2008 R2
    • Suppress caught errors in Invoke-FromScheduledTask from bubbling up to final result
    • Work around nuget.exe limitations of handling files in system profile directory
    • Provide improved error logging of chocolatey errors.
    • Fixes issue where windows update reboots maching in the midst of a run.
    • Fixes failures from exceptions thrown from bitlocker module even when bitlocker is not in use.
    • Fixes Invoke-Reboot from a nested package and bubbles up the reboot signal
    • Update docs to reflect github as repo home and remove all codeplex links
    • Fix for all write-host calls being logged to Boxstarter log file even when there is no install session in progress
    • fixing issue where auto login is not disabled after boxstarter run
    • fixing wait for published version to retry for a minute if the new version is not yet marked published
    • Improve initial connectin performance by skipping remoting check if it has already been tested in enable-BoxstarterVM
    • provide messaging for some winconfig functions
    • fix the setting of azure storage account by looking for https endpoints
    • load storage module before azure to workaround bug with the storage module loading
    • copy the root path passed to New_BoxstarerPackage
    • add a DisableRestart parameter which will suppress the restart file and UAC enabling
    • Greatly improve progress messaging during windows updates runs
    • Fix hang scenarios when waiting for remote machine to reboot and landing in a pending reboot state shortly after reboot
    • Support for auto login and restart in winrm sessions
    • Fix issue with remote check causing an indefinite loop
    • Silencing some handled errors and keep them from leaking to the pipeline
    • Reduce WMI calls and Improve performance of testing if the current session is remote
    • When forcing the install of the outer boxstarter package, make sure to delete the last install from the right repo
    • Check scheduled task output for pending reboots after a remote windows update since 32 bit processes cant read the wsus registry keys
    • Fix Remote check when running as a servise
    • System user logs to programdata
    • when accessing a 64 bit machine from a 32bit process, the windowsupdate reg key is hidden so skip it
    • Bubble up errors from windows update
    • Provide the same scheduled task wrapping for winrm as we do for ps remoting
    • fix explorer restart when there is no explorer process
    • Correcting fallback Chocolatey install path to match release 0.9.8.24
    • Fixing typo param name in redirect call to set-WindowsExplorerOptions
    • Fix InvalidArgument from Set-TaskbarOptions when using lock or unlock params
    • Fix issues where explorer terminates and cannot restart after caling one of the winconfig functions
    • Import azure module from the pipeline to avoid errors when loading Boxstarter.azure
    • Suppress errors when reenabling windows update in case they had alrady been reenabled
    • Fix mis encoded dash in Install-Boxstarterackage
    • Fix issues when Chocolatey packages create a new module and call chocolatey functions from that module
    • When building packages, skip folders without a nuspec instead of throwing an error
    • Only restart the explore process of the current user when calling windows config functions
    • Fixing .net 4.5 install for local installs
    • Fixing TestRunner module loading for PSv2 clients
    • Add the following windows config features:
    • Enable/Disable showing charms when mouse is in the upper right corner
    • Enable/Disable switching apps when pointing in the upper left corner
    • Enable/Disable the option to launch powershell from win-x
    • Enable/Disable boot to desktop
    • Enable/Disable desktop background on the start screen
    • Enable/Disable showing the start screen on the active display
    • Enable/Disable showing the Apps View by default on the start screen
    • Enable/Disable searching everywhere in apps view. Not just apps.
    • Enable/Disable showing desktop apps first in results
    • Lock/Unlock task bar
    • Change taskbar icon size
    • Change location of taskbar docking
    • Add test and publish automation that can point to remote deployment targets
    • Provide build scripts for integration of tests and publishing in CI servers
    • Include configured nuget sources and local repo to all chocolatey install calls and not just the initial package
    • Fix enabling powershell remoting via WMI when password has ampersands
    • Avoid explorer.exe crashes when configuring explorer options
    • Fix Hyper-V heartbeat check in non US locales
    • Fix Azure module loading in 32 bit consoles
    • Fix shell shortcuts when user name has a space
    • Fix Azure VM Checkpoint listing when there are more than one VM in a service
    • Install .net 4.5 ONLY without affecting IIS settings when .net 4 is not present
    • Fix Azure VM integration when multiple subscriptions are present
    • Allow remote installs to be run by a non amin user

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