Downloads:

42,086

Downloads of v 3.9.6.5:

113

Last Update:

2/13/2019

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • OTC S.A.

Tags:

winflector remote application execution server rdp

Winflector (Install)

3.9.6.5 | Updated: 2/13/2019

Downloads:

42,086

Downloads of v 3.9.6.5:

113

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • OTC S.A.

Winflector (Install) 3.9.6.5

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Details

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

>

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

>

To uninstall Winflector (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 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 winflector -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 winflector -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 winflector installed
  win_chocolatey:
    name: winflector
    state: present
    version: 3.9.6.5
    source: STEP 3 URL

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

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chocolatey_package 'winflector' do
  action    :install
  version  '3.9.6.5'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'
end

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


Chocolatey::Ensure-Package
(
    Name: winflector,
    Version: 3.9.6.5,
    Source: STEP 3 URL
);

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


cChocoPackageInstaller winflector
{
   Name     = 'winflector'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '3.9.6.5'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'
}

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


package { 'winflector':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '3.9.6.5',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',
}

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


salt '*' chocolatey.install winflector version="3.9.6.5" 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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Description


choco://winflector
To use choco:// protocol URLs, install (unofficial) choco:// Protocol support


Screenshot of Winflector

Winflector is innovative, secure and easy to use software, which allows effective sharing and remote execution of choosen applications through local and wide area networks. Its basic features include:

  • low costs: applications executed remotely over a network
  • works over LAN, Internet, as well as dedicated connection, also at low throughput
  • application is executed on a main server, while a remote user accesses only its windows
  • the application server administrator decides which program(s) to share

Winflector allows sharing of any Windows application, which can be executed by remote users without any modification of the application code, preserving its original appearance and functionality.

Thanks to Winflector server, the applications are executed only on the central machine, while the remote users, using a lightweight client supporting Linux, Windows, Android and HTML5 browser access them the same way they would do locally. Winflector does not use Remote Desktop Services (earlier Windows Terminal Services), RemoteApp or Citrix products (XenApp).

Winflector Console is a special Winflector version designed exclusively for 32-bit text applications executed in the Windows console environment. The Winflector Console is the optimal, simple and low-cost solution for those who plan on using console applications only.

Remote desktop - is it the best solution?

A business application user needs to access applications and their functionality. In this case it is preferable to use a Winflector server, which enables the Windows application to be accessed as if they were locally displayed on the user's desktop. This way, a middle layer of remote desktop is eliminated, along with its increased bandwith usage and heavy interface, which makes it harder to use the actual application and increases the server load. Another advantage of this solution is limiting user access only to application functionality, hence increasing the server security.
Remote desktop is a good solution when one wishes to remotely administrate the computer. In this case, it is efficient to use VNC software or single-user Terminal Services, which is included in the operating system.

This is a fully functional version of Winflector software for two concurrent workstations for free.

Winflector Client

PACKAGE NOTES


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tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'winflector'
$softwareName   = 'Winflector*'
$installerType  = 'EXE'
$toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url            = 'http://www.winflector.com/store/free-version/index/id/395' 
$checksum       = 'B1BD04CEE4670BB70948622BDE467DFC1D51FDBFE89D0BA9C5E501870055C293'
$silentArgs     = '/VERYSILENT /SUPPRESSMSGBOXES /NORESTART /SP-'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)
$ahkExe         = 'AutoHotKey'
$ahkFile        = "$toolsDir\WinflectorInstall.ahk"

Start-Process $ahkExe $ahkFile

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = $installerType
  url           = $url
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  softwareName  = $softwareName
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256' 
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs  
tools\WinflectorInstall.ahk
#NoEnv 
SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.
 
;BlockInput On 
WinWaitActive, Setup,Would you like to enable Winflector server in Windows Firewall?, 60 
WinActivate
Send !y

WinWaitActive,Windows Security,, 30
WinActivate
Send !i
 
WinWaitActive, Setup,Winflector printer driver has not been installed properly, 10
WinActivate
Send {Enter}
 
WinWaitActive, Setup - Winflector,, 30
WinActivate
Send !n
Send !a
Send !n
Send !n
Send !n
Send !n
Send !i
;BlockInput Off

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Winflector (Install) 3.9.6.2 32054 Friday, July 20, 2018 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.6.0 1878 Friday, June 1, 2018 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.4.9 1732 Saturday, April 21, 2018 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.4.05 4536 Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.3.4 927 Sunday, April 16, 2017 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.3.3 338 Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.3.2 257 Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Approved
Winflector (Install) 3.9.2.0 251 Saturday, November 19, 2016 Approved
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