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SnakeTail (Install)

1.9.4 | Updated: 12/8/2016



Downloads of v 1.9.4:



Software Author(s):

  • snakefoot

SnakeTail (Install) 1.9.4

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


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


To uninstall SnakeTail (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 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 snaketail.install -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 snaketail.install -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 snaketail.install installed
    name: snaketail.install
    state: present
    version: 1.9.4
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'snaketail.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '1.9.4'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: snaketail.install,
    Version: 1.9.4,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller snaketail.install
   Name     = 'snaketail.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '1.9.4'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'snaketail.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '1.9.4',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install snaketail.install version="1.9.4" 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 is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 12/17/2016.


SnakeTail is a Windows tail program that can monitor growing log files.

$packageName = 'snaketail.install'
$url = ''
$url64 = ''
$silentArgs = '/quiet'
$validExitCodes = @(0)

$packageArgs = @{
	packageName    = $packageName
	fileType       = 'msi'
	url            = $url
	url64          = $url64
	silentArgs     = $silentArgs
	validExitCodes = $validExitCodes
	checksum       = 'd8576e8e81071f1c30a48a2d43a9d300fd320f917aea7733e1242c317310e1f1'
	checksumType   = 'sha256'
	checksum64     = 'ac40efbd2781d92e005cc648feb2f4b323df97514bb6e07cb41c9036fbac674e'
	checksumType64 = 'sha256'
	softwareName   = 'SnakeTail*'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
SnakeTail (Install) 1.9.3 1479 Friday, December 4, 2015 Approved

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