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Invantive Bridge for Developers 20.0.154

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Reboot required due to dependencies.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Invantive Bridge for Developers, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Invantive Bridge for Developers, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Invantive Bridge for Developers, 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 invantive-bridge-developers -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 invantive-bridge-developers -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 invantive-bridge-developers
    name: invantive-bridge-developers
    version: '20.0.154'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'invantive-bridge-developers' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '20.0.154'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller invantive-bridge-developers
    Name     = "invantive-bridge-developers"
    Version  = "20.0.154"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'invantive-bridge-developers':
  ensure   => '20.0.154',
  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.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 10 Jun 2021.


Invantive Bridge installation for use by Visual Studio Developers

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'invantive-bridge-developers'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName = $packageName
  fileType = 'MSI'
  url = ''
  url64bit = ''
  softwareName = 'Invantive Bridge for Developers'
  checksum = '86A591D87605EB0CB71451FE49A28AA49EF76CFD73C89183581AB616018B8699'
  checksumType = 'sha256'
  checksum64 = '86A591D87605EB0CB71451FE49A28AA49EF76CFD73C89183581AB616018B8699'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$env:Temp\invantive-bridge-developers-20.0.154-msi-install.log`""
  validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Invantive Bridge for Developers 20.0.148 88 Friday, April 9, 2021 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 20.0.145 73 Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 20.0.131 99 Tuesday, December 22, 2020 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.32.33 361 Saturday, June 22, 2019 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.28.0 193 Thursday, October 25, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.24.9 243 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.15.9-BETA 269 Friday, April 6, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.15.8-BETA 259 Friday, April 6, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.15.3-BETA 286 Friday, March 9, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.15.0 282 Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Approved
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.14.12-BETA 274 Thursday, February 22, 2018 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.14.7-BETA 257 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.14.6-BETA 296 Thursday, December 28, 2017 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.13.4-RC 285 Friday, December 22, 2017 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.13.3-RC 316 Friday, December 15, 2017 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.13.2-RC 304 Friday, December 15, 2017 Exempted
Invantive Bridge for Developers 17.13.1-RC 308 Monday, December 11, 2017 Exempted

Included components:

  • Invantive.SQL.Windows 20.0.154

Version 20.0.23, released 2020-04-08.

Bug fixes:

  • Include release number even when itgenlic489 occurs

Version 20.0.0, released 2019-12-10.


  • Auto-discovery for multi-platform products.
  • Upgrade to 4.7.2.
  • Increase maximum size of result set to above 4 billion rows.
  • Add compatibility checks on startup.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix discovery showing username and password login for OAuth client credentials providers when it shouldn't.
  • Error handling.
  • Renaming provider attribute.

Version 17.24.7, released 2018-06-26.


  • New logon dialog. Updated credentials storage.
  • Delay returning data in ADO.NET provider for faster performance retrieving the first few rows.
  • Moved all Exact Online Power BI connectors to one. Allow setting connection string settings (like api-client-id) and on connect SQL (like 'use all' or '@@run_this_file.sql').
  • Updated partitioning in Control and Composition to allow selection of the partition when having multiple data containers opened, like two Exact Online accounts.
  • Write user messages to trace.
  • Enable configuration of license through environment variable or fixed location.
  • Add environment variable INVANTIVE_ADONET_LOG_FILE to control name of log file for Invantive Bridge.
  • Adapt ADO.NET provider default language to Windows user interface language.
  • No longer actively create an IIID.
  • DDEX: Added provider information.

Bug fixes:

  • Fix endless recursion on initialization.
  • Fix state helper not available during trace utility reinitialization on first use.
  • Fix log on to Exact Online using Bridge with credentials.
  • Do not throw any excemption by Invantive Bridge.
  • Support 201805 release of Power BI Desktop.
  • Enable Power BI connector on April 2018 release of Power BI.
  • Auto-create invantive folder for license file on first use.
  • Correct prefix on Exact Online provider.
  • Fix unimplemented get_Version of DataContext in Bridge [ITGEN-2236].
  • Allow using the license placed in the Invantive folder.
  • Avoid NullReferenceException from preview in Power BI.
  • Switch to new metadata structure of Invantive ADO.NET driver for translated table names.
  • Fix async method hanging on opening connection.
  • Circumvent bug in exception handling by Power BI releases up to at least 2017 Nov.
  • Determine data type for Invantive SQL based upon DbType provided for a DbParameter.
  • Correct label of XML audit files to be match contents instead of always XML Auditfile Salaris 7.0.
  • Avoid error on Shared State not registered.

Details of Release Notes:

Version 20.0.23:
Include release number even when itgenlic489 occurs




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