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This package was approved as a trusted package on 10/3/2018.

Contains the chocolatey package for winlogbeat

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

C:\> choco install winlogbeat --version 6.4.2

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

C:\> choco upgrade winlogbeat --version 6.4.2


  • tools\chocolateybeforemodify.ps1 Show
    Stop-Service winlogbeat
    Start-Sleep -s 3
  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
    $packageName= 'winlogbeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url        = ''
    $url64      = ''
    $installationPath = $toolsDir
    # Chocolatey seems to copy the old lib folder in case of upgrade. Uninstall first.
    $zipContentGlob=dir "$($installationPath)/.." "winlogbeat-*.zip.txt"
    $folder = ($zipContentFile -replace ".zip.txt","") + "\\"
    if (($zipContentGlob -ne $null)) {
        $zipContents=(get-content $zipContentGlob.FullName) -split [environment]::NewLine
        for ($i = $zipContents.Length; $i -gt 0; $i--) {
            $fileInZip = $zipContents[$i]
            if ($fileInZip -ne $null -and $fileInZip.Trim() -ne '') {
                $fileToRemove = $fileInZip -replace $folder,""
                Remove-Item -Path "$fileToRemove" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Recurse -Force
        Remove-Item -Path $zipContentGlob.FullName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue -Recurse -Force
    $folder = if(Get-ProcessorBits 64) { [io.path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($url64) } else { [io.path]::GetFileNameWithoutExtension($url) }
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      unzipLocation = $installationPath
      url           = $url
      url64bit      = $url64
      checksum      = '3fe33d4090b3220710cb8dd3861e3cf86a4c90a776cf8e40fcbe03ea5ea2d814f507893d79b382fb51f236ab7c4f54eb11fd281b1635ce9b0da1480b46bfc6b3'
      checksumType  = 'sha512'
      checksum64    = 'a760d66a3ad07a1c92c0d52d2693485d03405fb2a491191b7466c1fc7305630b4bf018e15809ad1b4d4f23c6135564228c1aef67e3307958c2c828194a1727c8'
      checksumType64= 'sha512'
      specificFolder = $folder
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs
    # Move everything from the subfolder to the main tools directory
    $subFolder = Join-Path $installationPath (Get-ChildItem $installationPath $folder | ?{ $_.PSIsContainer })
    Get-ChildItem $subFolder -Recurse | ?{$_.PSIsContainer } | Move-Item -Destination $installationPath
    Get-ChildItem $subFolder | ?{$_.PSIsContainer -eq $false } | Move-Item -Destination $installationPath
    Remove-Item "$subFolder"
    Invoke-Expression $(Join-Path $installationPath "install-service-$($packageName).ps1")
  • tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName= 'winlogbeat'
    $toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $uninstallScript = Join-Path $toolsDir "uninstall-service-winlogbeat.ps1"
    Invoke-Expression $uninstallScript

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Robert Palethorpe


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
winlogbeat 6.5.2 0 Thursday, December 6, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.5.1 653 Tuesday, December 4, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.5.0 4023 Thursday, November 15, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.4.3 5875 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.4.2 13719 Wednesday, October 3, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.4.1 428 Wednesday, September 19, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.4.0 167096 Friday, August 24, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.3.2 204382 Wednesday, July 25, 2018 approved
winlogbeat 6.3.1 116042 Friday, July 6, 2018 approved
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