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eksctl eks kubernetes aws admin


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0.53.0 | Updated: 11 Jun 2021



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eksctl 0.53.0

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Scan Testing Successful:

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


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


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


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

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade eksctl -y --source="'STEP 3 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 eksctl -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure eksctl installed
    name: eksctl
    state: present
    version: 0.53.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'eksctl' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.53.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: eksctl,
    Version: 0.53.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller eksctl
   Name     = 'eksctl'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.53.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'eksctl':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.53.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install eksctl version="0.53.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 11 Jun 2021.


eksctl is a simple CLI tool for creating clusters on EKS - Amazon's new managed Kubernetes service for EC2. It is written in Go, and uses CloudFormation.


$installDir = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
Write-Host "eksctl is going to be installed in '$installDir'"

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = 'eksctl'
  url64bit               = ''
  checksum64             = '5a83d5a2524557fae0fa7288a78b1df936c6acc45224355cd89fa8ef766acc51'
  checksumType64         = 'sha256'
  unzipLocation          = $installDir
Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
eksctl 0.59.0 3 Saturday, July 31, 2021
Waiting for Maintainer
eksctl 0.57.0 546 Friday, July 16, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.56.0 598 Saturday, July 10, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.55.0 487 Saturday, July 3, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.54.0 875 Friday, June 18, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.53.0 533 Friday, June 11, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.52.0 1071 Saturday, May 29, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.51.0 602 Friday, May 21, 2021 Approved
eksctl 0.50.0 389 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved

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