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Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting

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8.0.5 | Updated: 14 May 2024



Downloads of v 8.0.5:


Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.5

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Internet Information Services to be enabled.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting, 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 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 dotnet-8.0-windowshosting -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 dotnet-8.0-windowshosting -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 dotnet-8.0-windowshosting
    name: dotnet-8.0-windowshosting
    version: '8.0.5'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'dotnet-8.0-windowshosting' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '8.0.5'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller dotnet-8.0-windowshosting
    Name     = "dotnet-8.0-windowshosting"
    Version  = "8.0.5"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'dotnet-8.0-windowshosting':
  ensure   => '8.0.5',
  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 as a trusted package on 14 May 2024.


.NET is a general purpose development platform maintained by Microsoft and the .NET community on GitHub. It is cross-platform, supporting Windows, macOS and Linux, and can be used in device, cloud, and embedded/IoT scenarios.

This metapackage installs all components needed for hosting .NET web/server applications on Windows:

  • the .NET runtime,
  • the ASP.NET Core runtime,
  • the ASP.NET Core Module v2 for IIS.

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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
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.4 1998 Wednesday, April 10, 2024 Approved
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.3 4742 Tuesday, March 12, 2024 Approved
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.2 3196 Wednesday, February 14, 2024 Approved
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.1 7964 Wednesday, January 10, 2024 Approved
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0 2118 Tuesday, November 14, 2023 Approved
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-rc2234796 90 Tuesday, October 10, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-rc1234194 57 Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview7233756 50 Wednesday, August 9, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview6233297 38 Tuesday, July 11, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview5232808 33 Tuesday, June 13, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview4232595 34 Wednesday, May 17, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview3231748 36 Wednesday, April 12, 2023 Exempted
Microsoft .NET 8.0 - Windows Server Hosting 8.0.0-preview2231283 27 Monday, April 10, 2023 Exempted

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