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Downloads:

4,382

Downloads of v 7.5:

1,312

Last Update:

31 Oct 2017

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Olivier Petrucci

Tags:

ArecaBackup admin backup data security

Areca Backup

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7.5 | Updated: 31 Oct 2017

Downloads:

4,382

Downloads of v 7.5:

1,312

Software Author(s):

  • Olivier Petrucci

Areca Backup 7.5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall Areca Backup, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

Deployment Method:

NOTE

This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • 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://community.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. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade arecabackup -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO 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 arecabackup -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0
}

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install arecabackup
  win_chocolatey:
    name: arecabackup
    version: '7.5'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'arecabackup' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '7.5'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller arecabackup
{
    Name     = "arecabackup"
    Version  = "7.5"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'arecabackup':
  ensure   => '7.5',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

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


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 03 Nov 2017.

Description

Areca Backup basically allows you to select a set of files / directories to back-up, choose where and how (as a simple file copy, as a zip archive, ...) they will be stored, and configure post-backup actions (like sending backup reports by email or launching custom shell scripts)

It has been designed to ...

... Be as simple as possible to set up : No complex configuration files to edit - Your backup configuration (stored as an XML file) can be edited with Areca's graphical user interface.

... Be as versatile as possible : Areca can use advanced backup modes (like "delta backup") or simply produce a basic copy of your source files as a standard directory or zip archive (readable by WinZip or other archivers).

... Allow you to interact with your archives : Browse your archives, track and recover a specific version of a file, merge a set of archives into a single one, etc.


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = 'https://sourceforge.net/projects/areca/files/areca-stable/areca-7.5/areca-7.5-windows-jre32-setup.exe/download'
$url64      = 'https://sourceforge.net/projects/areca/files/areca-stable/areca-7.5/areca-7.5-windows-jre64-setup.exe/download'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64

  softwareName  = 'Areca*'

  checksum      = 'E168FE78E53B4F208AA0A5F5353DCB3A64B2F1E17C88FCED7F29E2CD5909526A'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  checksum64    = '876190869F454D1EFEDD0E2D57781EA738C70E7CFBD82EC60BB44EB9CB1B83FE'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'

  silentArgs   = '/S'
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\chocolateyuninstall.ps1

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'Areca*'
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  silentArgs    = "/S"
  validExitCodes= @(0)
}

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $packageArgs['softwareName']

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % { 
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"
    if ($packageArgs['fileType'] -eq 'MSI') {
      $packageArgs['silentArgs'] = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs['silentArgs'])"
      
      $packageArgs['file'] = ''
    }

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
  }
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
  $key | % {Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)"}
}

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Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Areca Backup 7.4.8 918 Monday, November 10, 2014 Approved
Areca Backup 7.4.7 592 Monday, June 16, 2014 Unknown
Areca Backup 7.4.6 490 Sunday, May 18, 2014 Unknown
Areca Backup 7.4.5 429 Thursday, May 1, 2014 Unknown
Areca Backup 7.4.4 460 Thursday, April 17, 2014 Unknown
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