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  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
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This package was approved by moderator Pauby on 3/20/2019.

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

C:\> choco install sonarqube-scanner.portable

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

C:\> choco upgrade sonarqube-scanner.portable


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'sonarqube-scanner.portable'
    $toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url = ''
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $checksum = '9dddacd79ae5c6ac7805a309e1cfb753f59ed4bc2a09c761e61e472d2fce747d'
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage $packageName $url $toolsDir -Checksum $checksum -ChecksumType $checksumType
    # Generate ignoring files to skip automatic generation of shims
    $installDir = "$toolsDir\sonar-scanner-"
    $files = Get-ChildItem "$installDir\jre\bin" -include *.exe -recurse
    foreach ($file in $files) {
        #generate an ignore file
        New-Item "$file.ignore" -type file -force | Out-Null
    # Install the wanted shim
    Install-BinFile "sonar-scanner" "$toolsDir\sonar-scanner-\bin\sonar-scanner.bat"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    Uninstall-BinFile "sonar-scanner"

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This package has no dependencies.

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • SonarQube


2008-2019, SonarSource S.A, Switzerland


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