Downloads:

2,355

Downloads of v 6.0:

629

Last Update:

2/4/2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Mathias Herrmann
  • Zhe Fang
  • Runar Buvik

Tags:

oracle VBoxVmService virtualbox virtualization vm service

VBoxVmService

6.0 | Updated: 2/4/2019

Downloads:

2,355

Downloads of v 6.0:

629

Software Author(s):

  • Mathias Herrmann
  • Zhe Fang
  • Runar Buvik

VBoxVmService 6.0

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

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

>

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

>

To uninstall VBoxVmService, 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 vboxvmservice -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 vboxvmservice -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 vboxvmservice installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: vboxvmservice
    state: present
    version: 6.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'vboxvmservice' do
  action    :install
  version  '6.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: vboxvmservice,
    Version: 6.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller vboxvmservice
{
   Name     = 'vboxvmservice'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '6.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'vboxvmservice':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '6.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install vboxvmservice version="6.0" 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 Pauby on 2/5/2019.

Description

The open source virtualization software VirtualBox is lacking an option to run virtual machines as a Windows NT/XP/2003/W7/W8x service entity. VBoxVmService does the trick!


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName= 'VBoxVmService'
$url        = 'https://github.com/onlyfang/VBoxVmService/releases/download/6.0-Pumpkin/VBoxVmService-6.0-Pumpkin.exe'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = $url
  silentArgs    = "/VERYSILENT /NORESTART /NOCANCEL /CLOSEAPPLICATIONS /RESTARTAPPLICATIONS /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES"
  validExitCodes= @(0)
  softwareName  = 'VBoxVmService'
  checksum      = '24CC6DCF0C5F8C25FCA5181952E86C5525D83F981CAECE6C5DE1F3E1EC673546'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
VBoxVmService 5.2 608 Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Approved
VBoxVmService 5.1 404 Thursday, November 3, 2016 Approved
VBoxVmService 4.1.2.1 555 Saturday, May 31, 2014 Unknown

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