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  • Bill Curran

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(unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script)

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2018.01.29 | Updated: 1/30/2018

Downloads:

18,899

Downloads of v 2018.01.29:

170

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Bill Curran

(unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script) 2018.01.29

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To install (unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade (unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall (unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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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 choco-package-list-backup -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 choco-package-list-backup -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 choco-package-list-backup installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: choco-package-list-backup
    state: present
    version: 2018.01.29
    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 'choco-package-list-backup' do
  action    :install
  version  '2018.01.29'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: choco-package-list-backup,
    Version: 2018.01.29,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller choco-package-list-backup
{
   Name     = 'choco-package-list-backup'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2018.01.29'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'choco-package-list-backup':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2018.01.29',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install choco-package-list-backup version="2018.01.29" 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 by moderator flcdrg on 2/17/2018.

Description

Screenshot of (unofficial) Choco Package List Backup to Local and Cloud (Script)

##choco-package-list-backup.ps1 solves your personal Chocolatey migration and package re-installation problems!

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 is a script I wrote that will backup the list of your currently installed Chocolatey packages and save them to a PACKAGES.CONFIG file. You can then use that PACKAGES.CONFIG file to re-install all your packages on another computer or even the same computer later if it crashes. "How can I re-install on the same computer if it crashed and I lost the PACKAGES.CONFIG file?" Thanks for asking! choco-package-list-backup.ps1 backs up your package list locally and to multiple cloud services!

####Features:

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 supports saving PACKAGES.CONFIG to all of the following:

  • your local Documents folder
  • your Active Directory assigned HOMESHARE
  • Dropbox
  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft OneDrive
  • NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD
  • Resilio Sync
  • TonidoSync
  • A custom location of your choice (new 2017-12-17)
  • more coming (let me know what you want/need)

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 saves in computer (name) specific folders so you can backup your Chocolatey package list from multiple computers to the same cloud destination(s).

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 is configurable. You can:

  • configure which locations you want or don't want to save to (default=all the locations found except the custom location)
  • configure to save package version information or not (default=False)
  • configure what subfolder to save to (default=ChocolateyPackageListBackup)
  • easily add a custom location by editing $CustomPath and $UseCustomPath in the script (new 2017-12-17)

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 is saved to the Chocolatey's bin folder (\ProgramData\chocolatey\bin), so it's in your path.

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 supports copying InstChoco with the PACKAGES.CONFIG path for the fastest way ever to reinstall Chocolatey and your Chocolatey packages! (Or migrate!)

choco-package-list-backup.ps1 instructions:

  • Edit \ProgramData\chocolatey\bin\choco-package-list-backup.ps1 to customize your backup(s). (see comments in file)
  • From PowerShell, type CHOCO-PACKAGE-LIST-BACKUP.PS1 to backup your Chocolatey packages list.
  • From Command Prompt, type POWERSHELL CHOCO-PACKAGE-LIST-BACKUP.PS1 to backup your Chocolatey packages list.
  • From Windows, double click choco-package-list-backup-manual.bat in \ProgramData\chocolatey\lib\choco-package-list-backup\tools (new 2017-12-17)

Use choco-package-list-backup.ps1 along with ForcePS for easy execution and InstChoco for a complete backup and recovery solution of your Chocolatey packages.

If you find choco-package-list-backup.ps1 useful, and I suspect you will, please consider donating: https://www.paypal.me/bcurran3donations

PACKAGE NOTES


tools\choco-package-list-backup-manual.bat
@echo off
net session >nul 2>&1
if %errorLevel% == 0 goto RunScript
  else (
   color 4e
   cls
   echo.
   echo                  ********************************************
   echo                  *  You must choose "Run as administrator"  *
   echo                  ********************************************
   echo.
   timeout 5
   goto end
 )

:RunScript
powershell -NoProfile -ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Command "\ProgramData\chocolatey\bin\choco-package-list-backup.ps1"
timeout 5
:end

tools\choco-package-list-backup.ps1
# choco-package-list-backup.ps1 (to local and cloud) by Bill Curran
# I couldn't have done this without the list parsing from Ammaar Limbada found at https://gist.github.com/alimbada/449ddf65b4ef9752eff3
# LICENSE: GNU GPL v3 - https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
# ROADMAP:
# Add ability to use a different source other than the Chocolatey public repository
# Add other cloud services support by request
# Open to suggestions - open a GitHub issue please if you have a suggestion/request.
# CAN NOT save/get installed package parameters as they are encrypted :(

$CPLBver        = "2018.01.29" # Version of this script
$ConfigFile     = "packages.config"
$SaveFolderName = "ChocolateyPackageListBackup" # Change the subfolder name if you don't like my default
$SaveVersions   = "False" # Specify if you want to save specific version info or not
$InstChoco      = "$Env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\instchoco\tools\InstChoco.exe" # location of InstChoco.exe if it exists
$CustomPath     = "c:\install"  # Edit to save to a special location of your choice

# Toggle True/False if you want to backup/not backup to the locations below
$UseCustomPath  = "False" # Change to True if you are using $CustomPath
$UseDocuments   = "True"
$UseHomeShare   = "True"  # Domain joined computers HOMEDRIVE support
$UseDropbox     = "True"
$UseGoogleDrive = "True"
$UseOneDrive    = "True"
$UseReadyCLOUD  = "True"
$UseResilioSync = "True"
$UseTonidoSync  = "True"

# Check the path to save packages.config and create if it doesn't exist
Function Check-SaveLocation{
    $CheckPath = Test-Path $SavePath
  If ($CheckPath -match "False")
     {
      New-Item $SavePath -Type Directory -force | out-null
     }   
    }

# Copy InstChoco.exe if it exists to the same location as packages.config for super duper easy re-installation
Function Check-InstChoco{
    $CheckICSource = Test-Path $InstChoco
	If ($CheckICSource -match "True"){
	   $CheckICDest = Test-Path $SavePath\InstChoco.exe
	   If ($CheckICDest -match "False")
	      {
	       Copy-Item $InstChoco $SavePath -force | out-null
	      }
	   }
    }
	
# Write out the saved list of packages to packages.config
Function Write-PackageConfig{ 
    Check-SaveLocation
	Check-InstChoco
    Write-Output "<?xml version=`"1.0`" encoding=`"utf-8`"?>" >"$SavePath\$ConfigFile"
    Write-Output "<packages>" >>"$SavePath\$ConfigFile"
	if ($SaveVersions -match "True")
	   {
        choco list -lo -r -y | % { "   <package id=`"$($_.SubString(0, $_.IndexOf("|")))`" version=`"$($_.SubString($_.IndexOf("|") + 1))`" />" }>>"$SavePath\$ConfigFile"
	   } else {
         choco list -lo -r -y | % { "   <package id=`"$($_.SubString(0, $_.IndexOf("|")))`" />" }>>"$SavePath\$ConfigFile"
		 }
    Write-Output "</packages>" >>"$SavePath\$ConfigFile"
	Write-Host "$SavePath\$ConfigFile SAVED!" -ForegroundColor green 
    }

Write-Host "choco-package-list-backup.ps1 v$CPLBver" - backup Chocolatey package list locally and to the cloud -ForegroundColor white
Write-Host "Copyleft 2018 Bill Curran ([email protected]) - free for personal and commercial use" -ForegroundColor white

# Backup Chocolatey package names to packages.config file in custom defined path you set in $CustomPath above in line 16
if ($UseCustomPath -match "True" -and (Test-Path $CustomPath))
   {
    $SavePath   = "$CustomPath\$SaveFolderName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }
	
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in the Documents folder
if ($UseDocuments -match "True" -and (Test-Path $Env:USERPROFILE\Documents))
   {
    $SavePath   = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Documents\$SaveFolderName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in Dropbox directory if it exists
if ($UseDropbox -match "True" -and (Test-Path $Env:USERPROFILE\Dropbox))   
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Dropbox\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in Google Drive directory if it exists
if ($UseGoogleDrive -match "True" -and (Test-Path "$Env:USERPROFILE\Google Drive"))   
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Google Drive\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }   
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file on your HOMESHARE directory if it exists
#if ($UseHomeShare -match "True" -and (Test-Path "$Env:HOMESHARE" -eq "True"))
$ExistHomeShare = (Test-Path "Env:HOMESHARE")
if ($UseHomeShare -match "True" -and $ExistHomeShare -match "True")   
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:HOMESHARE\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"   
    Write-PackageConfig
   }      
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in OneDrive directory if it exists
if ($UseOneDrive -match "True" -and (Test-Path $Env:USERPROFILE\OneDrive))
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\OneDrive\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }      
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in Netgear ReadyCLOUD directory if it exists
if ($UseReadyCLOUD -match "True" -and (Test-Path $Env:USERPROFILE\ReadyCLOUD))
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\ReadyCLOUD\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }

# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in Resilio Sync directory if it exists
if ($UseReadyCLOUD -match "True" -and (Test-Path "$Env:USERPROFILE\Resilio Sync"))
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Resilio Sync\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }   
   
# Backup Chocolatey package names on local computer to packages.config file in TonidoSync directory if it exists
if ($UseTonidoSync -match "True" -and (Test-Path $Env:USERPROFILE\Documents\TonidoSync))
   {
    $SavePath = "$Env:USERPROFILE\Documents\TonidoSync\$SaveFolderName\$Env:ComputerName"
    Write-PackageConfig
   }

Write-Host "TO RE-INSTALL YOUR CHOCOLATEY PACKAGES:" -ForegroundColor magenta 
Write-Host "1> Go to the location of your saved PACKAGES.CONFIG file and type CINST PACKAGES.CONFIG -Y" -ForegroundColor magenta 
Write-Host "2> Get InstChoco and let it do it for you! - https://chocolatey.org/packages/InstChoco" -ForegroundColor magenta 
Write-Host "Found choco-package-list-backup.ps1 useful? Consider buying me a beer via PayPal at https://www.paypal.me/bcurran3donations" -ForegroundColor white






tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$packageName  = 'choco-package-list-backup' 
$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$script       = "choco-package-list-backup.ps1"

Move-Item "$toolsDir\$script" $env:ChocolateyInstall\bin -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
Write-Host "Edit $env:ChocolateyInstall\bin\$script to customize your backup(s)." -foreground "magenta" 
Write-Host "TO BACKUP YOUR CHOCOLATEY PACKAGE LIST:" -foreground "magenta" 
Write-Host "COMMAND PROMPT: POWERSHELL CHOCO-PACKAGE-LIST-BACKUP.PS1" -foreground "magenta" 
Write-Host "POWERSHELL    : CHOCO-PACKAGE-LIST-BACKUP.PS1" -foreground "magenta" 
Write-Host "WINDOWS       : double click choco-package-list-backup-manual.bat in \ProgramData\chocolatey\lib\choco-package-list-backup\tools" -foreground "magenta" 
tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1
$packageName  = 'choco-package-list-backup' 
$script       = "choco-package-list-backup.ps1"

Remove-Item $env:ChocolateyInstall\bin\$script -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'

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