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Downloads of v 1.4.1:


Last Update:

04 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • ConfigCat


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ConfigCat CLI

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1.4.1 | Updated: 04 Apr 2022



Downloads of v 1.4.1:



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3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall ConfigCat CLI, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

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 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 configcat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.4.1'" [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 configcat -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.4.1'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install configcat
    name: configcat
    version: '1.4.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'configcat' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.4.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller configcat
    Name     = "configcat"
    Version  = "1.4.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'configcat':
  ensure   => '1.4.1',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 04 Apr 2022.


The ConfigCat Command Line Interface allows you to interact with the ConfigCat Management API via the command line. It supports most functionality found on the ConfigCat Dashboard. You can manage ConfigCat resources like Feature Flags, Targeting / Percentage rules, Products, Configs, Environments, and more.

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MIT License

Copyright (c) 2021 ConfigCat

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy
of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal
in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights
to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell
copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is
furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all
copies or substantial portions of the Software.

# Command Line Interface for ConfigCat

[![ConfigCat CLI CI](](

The ConfigCat Command Line Interface allows you to interact with the <a target="_blank" href="">Public Management API</a> via the command line. It supports most functionality found on the ConfigCat Dashboard. You can manage ConfigCat resources like Feature Flags, Targeting / Percentage rules, Products, Configs, Environments, and more.

<img src="assets/teaser.gif" alt="ConfigCat CLI Feature Flag Create"/>

See the <a target="_blank" href="">command reference documentation</a> for more information about each available command.

## About ConfigCat
ConfigCat is a feature flag and configuration management service that lets you separate releases from deployments. You can turn your features ON/OFF using <a href="" target="_blank">ConfigCat Dashboard</a> even after they are deployed. ConfigCat lets you target specific groups of users based on region, email or any other custom user attribute.

ConfigCat is a <a href="" target="_blank">hosted feature flag service</a>. Manage feature toggles across frontend, backend, mobile, desktop apps. <a href="" target="_blank">Alternative to LaunchDarkly</a>. Management app + feature flag SDKs.

## Getting Started
The following instructions will guide you through the first steps to start using this tool.

### Installation
You can install the CLI on multiple operating systems using the following methods.

  <summary><strong>Homebrew (macOS / Linux)</strong></summary>

Install the CLI with [Homebrew]( from [ConfigCat's tap]( by executing the following command:
brew tap configcat/tap
brew install configcat


  <summary><strong>Snap (Linux)</strong></summary>

Install the CLI with [Snapcraft]( by executing the following command:
sudo snap install configcat


  <summary><strong>Scoop (Windows)</strong></summary>

Install the CLI with [Scoop]( from [ConfigCat's bucket]( by executing the following command:
scoop bucket add configcat
scoop install configcat


  <summary><strong>Chocolatey (Windows)</strong></summary>

Install the CLI with [Chocolatey]( by executing the following command:
choco install configcat



The CLI can be executed from a [Docker]( image.
docker pull configcat/cli
An example of how to scan a repository for feature flag & setting references with the docker image.
docker run --rm \
    -v /path/to/repository:/repository \
  configcat/cli scan "/repository" --print --config-id <CONFIG-ID>


  <summary><strong>Install Script</strong></summary>

On Unix platforms, you can install the CLI by executing an install script.
curl -fsSL "" | bash

By default, the script downloads the OS specific artifact from the latest [GitHub Release]( with `curl` and moves it into the `/usr/local/bin` directory.

It might happen, that you don't have permissions to write into `/usr/local/bin`, then you should execute the install script with `sudo`.

curl -fsSL "" | sudo bash

The script accepts the following input parameters:

Parameter | Description | Default value
--------- | ----------- | -------------
`-d`, `--dir` | The directory where the CLI should be installed. | `/usr/local/bin`
`-v`, `--version` | The desired version to install. | `latest`
`-a`, `--arch` | The desired architecture to install. | `x64`

The possible **architecture** values for Linux: `x64`, `musl-x64`, `arm`, `arm64`.

> For macOS, the architecture is fixed to `x64`, but we plan to support Apple silicon in the future.

**Script usage examples**:

*Custom installation directory*:
curl -fsSL "" | bash -s -- -d=/path/to/install

*Install a different version*:
curl -fsSL "" | bash -s -- -v=1.4.2

*Install with custom architecture*:
curl -fsSL "" | bash -s -- -a=arm


  <summary><strong>Standalone executables</strong></summary>

You can download the executables directly from [GitHub Releases]( for your desired platform.


### Configuration
After a successful installation, the CLI must be configured with your <a target="_blank" href="">ConfigCat Management API credentials</a>.

You can do this by using the `configcat setup` command.

<img src="assets/setup.gif" alt="ConfigCat CLI" />

#### Environment Variables
Besides the configuration command above, the CLI can read your credentials from the following environment variables.

Name | Description |
--------- | ----------- |
`CONFIGCAT_API_HOST` | The Management API host. (default: | 
`CONFIGCAT_API_USER` | The Management API basic authentication username. |
`CONFIGCAT_API_PASS` | The Management API basic authentication password. | 

> When any of these environment variables are set, the CLI will use them over the local values set by the `configcat setup` command.

## Useful Links
- [Documentation](
- [ConfigCat](
- [Blog](
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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
ConfigCat CLI 1.9.0 3412 Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.8.0 9159 Monday, May 15, 2023 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.7.1 9870 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.7.0 2285 Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.6.2 36 Friday, September 2, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.6.1 33 Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.6.0 33 Monday, August 29, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.5.2 41 Thursday, August 4, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.5.1 1880 Monday, July 4, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.5.0 5437 Thursday, April 28, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.4.1 49 Monday, April 4, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.4.0 54 Tuesday, February 22, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.3.1 52 Saturday, January 22, 2022 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.3.0 57 Saturday, November 13, 2021 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.2.2 57 Monday, October 25, 2021 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.2.1 56 Thursday, October 21, 2021 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.2.0 55 Wednesday, October 20, 2021 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 1.1.0 58 Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Approved
ConfigCat CLI 0.0.1 59 Monday, May 31, 2021 Approved

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