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Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3


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Requires Visual Studio

This package was approved as a trusted package on 11/10/2016.

This package is the Update 3 version. Microsoft Visual Test Agent and Controller for running compiled tests on a node without installing all of Visual Studio.

ATTENTION: The Microsoft Agents for Visual Studio 2015 installer will update your machine to .NET 4.6 - if you need to test with a previous
version of .NET, then use the appropriate Agents for Visual Studio version (e.g. Agents for Visual Studio 2012, Agents for Visual Studio 2013).

To install Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install visualstudio2015testagents

To upgrade Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade visualstudio2015testagents


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors
    $packageName= 'visualstudio2015testagents'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $fileType   = 'EXE'
    $url        = ''
    $logPath    = "$env:temp\$packageName_$(Get-date -format 'yyyyMMddhhmm').log"
    $silentArgs = "/Full /NoRestart /Q /Log $logPath"
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010,1641)
    $checksum      = $checksum64     ='94DE041C6843010EFB38791C1A9FD27B426EFBD5'
    $checksumType  = $checksumType64 = 'sha1'
    Write-Output "Logs for installer is here: $logPath"
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -FileType $fileType -SilentArgs $SilentArgs -url $url -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft




Release Notes

Shout out to @JorritSalverda for the pull request for update 3!

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Agents for Visual Studio 2015 14.0.23107.10 820 Sunday, January 3, 2016 approved
visualstudio2015testagents 14.0.23107.0 401 Friday, January 1, 2016 approved

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