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Last Update:

20 May 2016

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Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft


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.Net Core SDK

This is a prerelease version of .Net Core SDK.

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1.0.0-RC2 | Updated: 20 May 2016



Downloads of v 1.0.0-RC2:



Software Author(s):

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.Net Core SDK 1.0.0-RC2

This is a prerelease version of .Net Core SDK.

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To upgrade .Net Core SDK, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade dotnetcoresdk -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.0.0-RC2'" --prerelease [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 dotnetcoresdk -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.0.0-RC2'" --prerelease

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install dotnetcoresdk
    name: dotnetcoresdk
    version: '1.0.0-RC2'
    state: present
    allow_prerelease: yes

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'dotnetcoresdk' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.0.0-RC2'
  options  '--prerelease'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller dotnetcoresdk
    Name        = "dotnetcoresdk"
    Version     = "1.0.0-RC2"
    Source      = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
    chocoParams = "--prerelease"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'dotnetcoresdk':
  ensure          => '1.0.0-RC2',
  install_options => ['--prerelease'],
  provider        => 'chocolatey',
  source          => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

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This package is exempt from moderation. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.

.NET Core is a set of runtime, library and compiler components. Microsoft uses these components in various configurations for device and cloud workloads. You can do the same for your app or service.
Managed runtimes make code easy to write and guarantee safe execution. .NET Core manages memory with a garbage collector, compiles your code with a JIT compiler or ahead of time with .NET Native.
You can create .NET Core apps that run on multiple OSes and CPUs. .NET Core runs on Windows. Ports are in progress for Linux, OS X and FreeBSD, as is integration with the LLVM compiler.
This package only supports x64 architecture.

# dotnetcoresdk-chocolatey
This is the source of chocolatey package for .Net Core SDK.
$packageName = 'DotNetCoreSDK'
$fileType = 'exe'
$silentArgs = '/quiet'
$url = ''
$version = '1.0.0.RC2'

function Test-RegistryValue {

param (



try {

    if (Test-Path -Path $Path) {
        Get-ItemProperty -Path $Path | Select-Object -ExpandProperty $Value -ErrorAction Stop | Out-Null
        return $true

catch {
    return $false


function CheckDotNetCliInstalled {

    $registryPath = 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\dotnet\Setup\InstalledVersions\x64\sharedfx\Microsoft.NETCore.App'
    if (Test-RegistryValue -Path $registryPath -Value 1.0.0-rc2) {
        return $true

if (CheckDotNetCliInstalled) {
    Write-Host "Microsoft .Net Core SDK is already installed on your machine."
elseif (Get-ProcessorBits(32)){
    throw "32 bit Microsoft .Net Core SDK is not available."
else {
	Install-ChocolateyPackage $packageName $fileType $silentArgs '' $url

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