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Downloads:

17,269

Downloads of v 3.2.10:

469

Last Update:

21 Oct 2015

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pedro Mendes
  • Mark Neal

Tags:

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Blat

This is not the latest version of Blat available.

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3.2.10 | Updated: 21 Oct 2015

Downloads:

17,269

Downloads of v 3.2.10:

469

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Pedro Mendes
  • Mark Neal

Blat 3.2.10

This is not the latest version of Blat available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged:

This package was submitted (and approved) prior to automated virus scanning integration into the package moderation processs.

We recommend clicking the "Details" link to make your own decision on installing this package.

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall Blat, 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 blat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.2.10'" [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 blat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'3.2.10'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install blat
  win_chocolatey:
    name: blat
    version: '3.2.10'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'blat' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '3.2.10'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller blat
{
    Name     = "blat"
    Version  = "3.2.10"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'blat':
  ensure   => '3.2.10',
  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.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 25 Dec 2015.

Description

Blat is a small, efficent SMTP command-line interface (CLI) mailer for Windows. It is the SMTP sending part of an eMail User Agent (MUA) or eMail client. As such, Blat sends eMail via SMTP (or internet eMail) from the command line.

Combine with Windows integrated command-line program at to schedule sending emails or posting later.

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FAQ
Examples
RFC compliance


tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1
$packageName = "blat"
$urlArray = @('http://sourceforge.net/projects/blat/files/Blat%20Full%20Version/32%20bit%20versions/Win2000%20and%20newer/blat3210_32.full.zip/download', 'http://sourceforge.net/projects/blat/files/Blat%20Full%20Version/64%20bit%20versions/blat3210_64.full.zip/download')
$url = $urlArray[0]
$toolsDir = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url64 = $urlArray[1]
$checksum = '91491c90399c7d762578a168efba5324ac1b7e10'
$checksumType = 'sha1'
$checksum64 = '78f0e0e3bda9c41b411a73b3085ea21405671070'
$checksumType64 = 'sha1'

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                             -Url "$url" `
                             -UnzipLocation "$toolsDir" `
                             -Url64bit "$url64" `
                             -Checksum "$checksum" `
                             -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                             -Checksum64 "$checksum64" `
                             -ChecksumType64 "$checksumType64"

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Blat 3.2.16 874 Monday, August 8, 2016 Approved
Blat 3.2.15 462 Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Approved
Blat 3.2.14 413 Thursday, June 16, 2016 Approved
Blat 3.2.13 427 Thursday, June 16, 2016 Approved
Blat 3.2.12 615 Monday, December 28, 2015 Approved
Blat 3.2.11 468 Thursday, November 12, 2015 Approved
Blat 3.2.10 469 Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Approved
Blat 3.2.9 419 Sunday, October 18, 2015 Approved
Blat 3.2.4 552 Wednesday, March 4, 2015 Approved
Blat 3.2.3 482 Monday, December 15, 2014 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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