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Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install)

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0.16.0 | Updated: 23 Apr 2021



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Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install) 0.16.0

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires PowerShell 5, which requires a reboot.


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:

📝 NOTE: 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 microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule -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 microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule -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 microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule
    name: microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule
    version: '0.16.0'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '0.16.0'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule
    Name     = "microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule"
    Version  = "0.16.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule':
  ensure   => '0.16.0',
  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.

This package was approved by moderator TheCakeIsNaOH on 29 Apr 2021.


This is a PowerShell module that provides stateless command-line interaction and automation for the GitHub v3 API.

Embracing the benefits of PowerShell, it has full support for pipelining, allowing you pipe the output of virtually any command into any other command within the module.


Get-InstalledModule -Name "PowerShellForGitHub" |  Uninstall-Module -AllVersions -Force
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule'
$toolsDir    = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$exe         = "$ENV:SystemRoot\System32\WindowsPowerShell\v1.0\powershell.exe"

$PSversion = $PSVersionTable.PSVersion.Major
if ($PSversion -lt "4"){
   Write-Warning "  ** PowerShell < v5 detected."
   Write-Warning "  ** $packageName installs via the PowerShell Gallery and thus requires PowerShell v5+."
   Write-Warning "  ** If PowerShell v5 was installed as a dependency, you need to reboot and reinstall this package."

if (Get-Module -ListAvailable -Name "PowerShellForGitHub" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue){
   # Will fail if packageVersion is a revised version not matching module version, i.e. x.x.x.0020180101
   Update-Module "PowerShellForGitHub" -RequiredVersion "$ENV:packageVersion" -Force
} else {   
   Get-PackageProvider -Name NuGet -Force
   Install-Module -Name "PowerShellForGitHub" -Scope AllUsers -RequiredVersion $ENV:packageVersion -AllowClobber -Force
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName  = 'microsoft-powershellforgithub-psmodule'

Get-InstalledModule -Name "PowerShellForGitHub" |  Uninstall-Module -AllVersions -Force

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Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install) 0.15.1 192 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Approved
Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install) 0.15.0 60 Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Approved
Microsoft PowerShellForGithub (Install) 0.14.0 76 Saturday, August 15, 2020 Approved
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