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Citrix XenServer SDK

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Citrix XenServer SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Citrix XenServer SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Citrix XenServer SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

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1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

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2. Setup Your Environment

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    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade citrix-xenserver-sdk -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 citrix-xenserver-sdk -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install citrix-xenserver-sdk
    name: citrix-xenserver-sdk
    version: '6.2.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'citrix-xenserver-sdk' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '6.2.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller citrix-xenserver-sdk
    Name     = "citrix-xenserver-sdk"
    Version  = "6.2.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'citrix-xenserver-sdk':
  ensure   => '6.2.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 24 Apr 2015.


XenServer is an enterprise-class, cloud-proven, virtualization platform that delivers all of the critical features needed for any server and datacenter virtualization implementation. The following list summarizes some of the key capabilities of XenServer, and a complete technical FAQ can be found on the Citrix support web site.

## Template VirtualEngine.Build ChocolateyInstall.ps1 file for zipped EXE/MSI installations
$packageToolsPath = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition;
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage -PackageName 'Citrix-XenServer-SDK' -Url '' -UnzipLocation $packageToolsPath;
$packageFilePath = Join-Path $packageToolsPath -ChildPath 'XenServer-SDK\XenServerPSSnapIn\XenServerPSSnapIn-6.2.0-1.msi';
Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage -PackageName 'Citrix-XenServer-SDK' -FileType 'MSI' -SilentArgs '/qn /norestart' -File $packageFilePath -ValidExitCodes @(0,3010);
## Template VirtualEngine.Build ChocolateyUninstall.ps1 file for MSI installations
try {
    Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Product | Where { $_.Name -eq 'Citrix XenServerPSSnapin' } | ForEach-Object {
	    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName 'Citrix-XenServer-SDK' -FileType 'MSI' -SilentArgs "$($_.IdentifyingNumber) /qn /norestart" -ValidExitCodes @(0,3010); 
catch {
    throw $_.Exception;

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