Downloads:

345

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345

Last Update:

10 Dec 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Western Digital

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western digital wd data lifeguard hdd diagnostic dlgdiag windlg

Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (Install)

1.36 | Updated: 10 Dec 2018

Downloads:

345

Downloads of v 1.36:

345

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Western Digital

Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (Install) 1.36

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Details

To install Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To upgrade Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

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To uninstall Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows (Install), 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 data-lifeguard-diagnostic -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 data-lifeguard-diagnostic -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 data-lifeguard-diagnostic installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: data-lifeguard-diagnostic
    state: present
    version: 1.36
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'data-lifeguard-diagnostic' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.36'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: data-lifeguard-diagnostic,
    Version: 1.36,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller data-lifeguard-diagnostic
{
   Name     = 'data-lifeguard-diagnostic'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.36'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'data-lifeguard-diagnostic':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.36',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install data-lifeguard-diagnostic version="1.36" 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 13 Dec 2018.

Description

Western Digital Data Lifeguard Diagnostic for Windows screenshot

This is a Windows version of the Data LifeGuard Diagnostics. It will test WD internal and external drives. In additional, it can provide you with the model and serial of WD drives attached to the system.
Supported Operating Systems

Windows 10
Windows 8 32/64-bit versions
Windows 7 32/64-bit versions
Windows Vista 32/64 bit versions
Windows XP 32/64-bit versions

####Instructions

  1. Download the Windows Data Lifeguard Diagnostics, .zip
  2. Extract and run the program, WinDlg.exe. (Chocolatey does this for you!) If running Windows Vista (or later), you will need to Right-Click on the WinDlg.exe file and choose to Run As Administrator.
  3. Read and accept the license agreement to continue.
  4. On the main program screen, there are two windows. In the top window, you will see the drives in your system that are available for testing. The model number, serial number, capacity, and SMART status of each drive will be displayed. In the bottom window, the partition information for the selected drive will be displayed.
  5. Highlight the drive and select the icon on the top row to test or run SMART status.
  6. When you select the run tests icon, the "DLGDIAG - Select an Option" window appears.
  7. You will see the following options:
  • QUICK TEST - performs SMART drive quick self-test to gather and verify the Data Lifeguard information contained on the drive.
  • EXTENDED TEST - performs a Full Media Scan to detect bad sectors. Test may take several hours to complete depending on the size of the drive.
  • WRITE ZEROS - writes zeros to the drive with options of Full Erase and Quick Erase. File system and data will be lost.
  • VIEW TEST RESULT - displays the latest test results.
  1. Select the test you wish to perform and click the Start button.
  2. When the test completes, you will be notified with a pass/fail message. Click the Close button.

PACKAGE NOTES


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tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName  = 'data-lifeguard-diagnostic'
$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url          = 'http://downloads.wdc.com/windlg/WinDlg_v1_36.zip'
$checksum     = 'CC6ADB8DDCADD7ECEEC9BBCAADA4ACD1921164C272D13E1AFE02F8E43AFB779B'
$exeInstaller = "$toolsDir\WinDlg_v1_36.exe"
 
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'ZIP'
  url           = $url
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256' 
}
  
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 
 
$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $packageName
    file           = $exeInstaller
    fileType       = 'EXE'
    silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
    softwareName   = 'Data Lifeguard Diagnostic*'
    validExitCodes = @(0)   
}

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
Remove-Item $exeInstaller | Out-Null

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