Downloads of v 2.3.13:


Last Update:

25 Jan 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Matt Wrock


Boxstarter bootstrapper environment setup VM virtualization Azure

Boxstarter Azure Module

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2.3.13 | Updated: 25 Jan 2014



Downloads of v 2.3.13:


Software Author(s):

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Boxstarter Azure Module 2.3.13

This is not the latest version of Boxstarter Azure Module available.

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To install Boxstarter Azure Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Boxstarter Azure Module, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Boxstarter Azure Module, 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 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

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade -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 -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure installed
    state: present
    version: 2.3.13
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package '' do
  action    :install
  version  '2.3.13'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Version: 2.3.13,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

   Name     = ''
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '2.3.13'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { '':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '2.3.13',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install version="2.3.13" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 27 Nov 2014.


Boxstarter's Azure module includes functionality for targeting Azure VMs with the ability to save and restore checkpoints leveraging blob snapshots.

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.12.0 1124 Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Approved
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.11.0 270 Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Approved
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.9.26 1072 Monday, June 19, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.9.24 331 Sunday, June 18, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.9.14 392 Friday, May 5, 2017 Approved
Boxstarter Azure Module 2.9.5 372 Thursday, March 30, 2017 Approved

  • Can supply multiple packages to Install-BoxstarterPackage and Launch URLs
    - Boxstarter.Azure now globally imports the Windows Azure module
    - Fixed issues with using the Boxstarter Web launcher to install Boxstarter
    - Fixed errors when installing Boxstarter with Chocolatey in the same session after installing Chocolatey
    - Adds Windows Azure VM Integration
    - Supports VM Checkpoints using Azure Blob Snapshots
    - Adds Graceful failure to Enable-RemoteDesktop for Home versions of Windows 7
    - Adds support for unattended install of Boxstarter
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