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1.0.11 | Updated: 12/12/2017



Downloads of v 1.0.11:



Software Author(s):

  • Billy Charlton

BorgBackup 1.0.11

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


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


To uninstall BorgBackup, 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 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

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade borgbackup -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 borgbackup -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure borgbackup installed
    name: borgbackup
    state: present
    version: 1.0.11
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'borgbackup' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.0.11'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: borgbackup,
    Version: 1.0.11,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller borgbackup
   Name     = 'borgbackup'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.0.11'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'borgbackup':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.0.11',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install borgbackup version="1.0.11" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

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 1/7/2018.


The main goal of Borg is to provide an efficient and secure way to backup data.
The data deduplication technique used makes Borg suitable for daily backups since only
changes are stored. The authenticated encryption technique makes it suitable for backups
to not fully trusted targets.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'borgbackup'
$installerType  = 'exe'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url            = ''
$checksum       = '3c96d675dee08ee9d718e6788e108ffa88c81746ea1ec4502e17abd734a6b576'
$silentArgs     = '/S'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $packageName
  fileType       = $installerType
  url            = $url
  url64bit       = $url64
  validExitCodes = $validExitCodes
  silentArgs     = $silentArgs
  softwareName   = 'BorgBackup'
  checksum       = $checksum
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksum64     = $checksum64
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName   = 'borgbackup'
$installerType = "exe"
$fileType       = $installerType

if (Test-Path "$env:ProgramFiles\Borg") {
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $installerType "/S" "$env:ProgramFiles\Borg\uninstall.exe"

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