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15 Jan 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Graeme Rocher


Grails Groovy Java MVC web


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4.0.6 | Updated: 15 Jan 2021



Downloads of v 4.0.6:



Software Author(s):

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Grails 4.0.6

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


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


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


To uninstall Grails, 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 grails -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 grails -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 grails installed
    name: grails
    state: present
    version: 4.0.6
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'grails' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.0.6'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: grails,
    Version: 4.0.6,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller grails
   Name     = 'grails'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.0.6'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'grails':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.0.6',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install grails version="4.0.6" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 15 Jan 2021.


Grails is an Open Source, full stack, web application framework for the JVM. It takes advantage of the Groovy programming language and convention over configuration to provide a productive and stream-lined development experience.
This package assumes that the Java JDK has already been installed and that the JAVA_HOME machine environment variable is pointing to installed JDK. I do not reference JDK Chocolatey package here to stay flexible.
The specific Grails version will be installed to folder defined by %chocolatey_bin_root% environment variable. After installing, this package will set the GRAILS_HOME environment variable and will add the GRAILS_HOME\bin folder to the machine PATH.

$packageName    = $env:chocolateyPackageName
$packageVersion = $env:chocolateyPackageVersion
$toolsDir = Get-ToolsLocation
$grails_home = Join-Path $toolsDir "$packageName-$packageVersion"

Remove-Item $grails_home -Recurse -Force
$packageName = 'grails'
$packageVersion = $env:chocolateyPackageVersion
$checksum = '77A3D01CE99D07717C799449C73275C4C93C39393E0EB05D33BD3FE36A408346'
$url = ''
$toolsDir = Get-ToolsLocation
$grails_home = Join-Path $toolsDir "$packageName-$packageVersion"

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage `
	-PackageName $packageName `
	-Url $url `
	-UnzipLocation $toolsDir `
	-Checksum $checksum `
	-ChecksumType 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable -VariableName "GRAILS_HOME" -VariableValue $grails_home -VariableType 'Machine'
Install-ChocolateyPath -PathToInstall "$grails_home\bin" -PathType 'Machine'
$packageName = 'grails'
$packageVersion = $env:chocolateyPackageVersion
$toolsDir = Get-ToolsLocation
$grails_home = Join-Path $toolsDir "$packageName-$packageVersion"

Install-ChocolateyEnvironmentVariable -VariableName "GRAILS_HOME" -VariableValue $null -VariableType 'Machine'

Remove-Item $grails_home -Recurse -Force

"Please manually remove Grails (%GRAILS_HOME\bin) from the PATH environment variable."

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Grails 4.0.4 254 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Approved
Grails 4.0.0 654 Tuesday, September 10, 2019 Approved
Grails 3.3.10 330 Saturday, June 8, 2019 Approved
Grails 3.3.9 351 Saturday, February 9, 2019 Approved
Grails 3.3.8 433 Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Approved
Grails 3.3.6 369 Sunday, June 24, 2018 Approved
Grails 3.3.5 337 Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Approved
Grails 3.3.4 281 Sunday, April 15, 2018 Approved
Grails 3.3.3 337 Thursday, March 8, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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