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Downloads:

531

Downloads of v 5.0.1.9:

43

Last Update:

21 Dec 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • BrightSign

Tags:

brightsign brightauthor brightwall signage

BrightAuthor

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5.0.1.9 | Updated: 21 Dec 2023

Downloads:

531

Downloads of v 5.0.1.9:

43

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • BrightSign

BrightAuthor 5.0.1.9

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Passed

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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

>

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

>

To uninstall BrightAuthor, 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 brightauthor -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 brightauthor -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 brightauthor
  win_chocolatey:
    name: brightauthor
    version: '5.0.1.9'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'brightauthor' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '5.0.1.9'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller brightauthor
{
    Name     = "brightauthor"
    Version  = "5.0.1.9"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'brightauthor':
  ensure   => '5.0.1.9',
  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.

NOTE

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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 21 Dec 2023.

Description

BrightAuthor is a PC software application for BrightSign that makes creating, publishing and managing BrightSign presentations simple and dependable. It is the central application for all your BrightSign needs, from building and distributing your presentations to managing your entire network of remote signs via the BrightSign Network. Not only does BrightAuthor offer an intuitive user interface and a wealth of digital signage features, it is also free of charge to all BrightSign customers. BrightAuthor is continually updated to keep up with market demands and future-proof your digital signage.


tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$url = "https://brightsignbiz.s3.amazonaws.com/brightauthor/5.0/" + $Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion + "/BrightAuthorSetup-" + $Env:ChocolateyPackageVersion + ".exe"
$checksum = '8469AB20CFFF965F8D115C5B2C462954D92DD0BAD5C793FD8ABF688E28425055'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType      = 'exe'
  url           = $url
  softwareName  = 'BrightAuthor*'
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = "/S"
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)
}
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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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.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
BrightAuthor 5.0.1.6 41 Friday, September 29, 2023 Approved
BrightAuthor 5.0.1.4 43 Saturday, July 1, 2023 Approved
BrightAuthor 5.0.1.2 48 Thursday, April 13, 2023 Approved
BrightAuthor 5.0.0.3 59 Thursday, December 15, 2022 Approved
BrightAuthor 4.7.2.18 297 Thursday, December 17, 2020 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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