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63

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63

Last Update:

24 Jul 2020

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PouetPouet

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adminservice

adminservice (Install)

2.4 | Updated: 24 Jul 2020

Downloads:

63

Downloads of v 2.4:

63

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Software Author(s):

  • PouetPouet

Tags:

adminservice

adminservice (Install) 2.4

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Details

To install adminservice (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade adminservice (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall adminservice (Install), 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 adminservice -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 adminservice -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 adminservice installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: adminservice
    state: present
    version: 2.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'adminservice' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: adminservice,
    Version: 2.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller adminservice
{
   Name     = 'adminservice'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'adminservice':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install adminservice version="2.4" 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 flcdrg on 27 Aug 2020.

Description

AdminService is a small service that regularly checks whether the specified (domain or local) account is present in the local administrator's group. If it is not there, it adds it.

In some companies, users are not natively administrators of their workstations. This practice is quite standard for security purposes as well as overall control, but it can be very frustrating for those that work within. Some, however, officially offer a procedure, generally tedious, to temporarily obtain admin rights for a specific need. For instance, company XYZ uses Windows 10 Enterprise workstations; admins can retrieve, via an intranet site, the password of the local administrator account, which are valid for 24 hours. So every day, you have to request each PC that you use. Then, when you want to execute an action requiring administrator rights (to open the task manager) in the UAC window, select "More choices" then "Use a different account," specify the user ".\Administrator" for a password previously retrieved. This whole process is tedious, especially when you have to do it multiple times a day in a network environment. You could add your account to the administrator's group, but a GPO will reset the group daily.

AdminService is a small workaround for this. Thanks to this, you no longer need to recover the password for the local administrator account. And no longer need to specify the administrator account and its password in the UAC window. When UAC popup appears, just click on "Yes" to accept elevation.


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = 'https://storeurll.z13.web.core.windows.net/AdminService_v2.4.zip'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  url           = $url

  softwareName  = 'adminservice*'

  checksum      = '8473D10C9CE18241BC4675E0716A6D447B26CA2CD4AAF918EBE3A07D7986EC3C'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

}

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs










    









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