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Last Update:

10 Sep 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • The OpenBSD Project


admin server ssh network

OpenSSH (mls-software)

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  • The OpenBSD Project

OpenSSH (mls-software)

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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install OpenSSH (mls-software), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade OpenSSH (mls-software), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall OpenSSH (mls-software), 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 mls-software-openssh -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 mls-software-openssh -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 mls-software-openssh
    name: mls-software-openssh
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'mls-software-openssh' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller mls-software-openssh
    Name     = "mls-software-openssh"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'mls-software-openssh':
  ensure   => '',
  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 by moderator Windos on 12 Sep 2023.


Windows installer package of Openssh for Windows that is actively maintained.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageName = 'mls-software-openssh'
$url         = ''
$checksum    = '9f5a781d4da09e53bd5ff112532d89e15764091551628c0266b0708c28146209'

$pp = Get-PackageParameters
$params = @()
foreach ($key in $pp.Keys) {
    $params += "/{0}={1}" -f $key, $pp[$key]
$params = $params -join ' '
Write-Host "Passed parameters: $params"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = $packageName
  fileType               = 'EXE'
  url                    = $url
  url64Bit               = $url
  checksum               = $checksum
  checksum64             = $checksum
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
  checksumType64         = 'sha256'
  silentArgs             = "/S $params"
  validExitCodes         = @(0)
  registryUninstallerKey = "OpenSSH"
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

$installLocation = Get-AppInstallLocation $packageArgs.registryUninstallerKey
if ($installLocation)  { Write-Host "$packageName installed to '$installLocation'" }
else { Write-Warning "Can't find $PackageName install location" }
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName = 'mls-software-openssh'
$softwareName = 'OpenSSH for Windows*'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName            = $packageName
    silentArgs             = "/x86=0 /S"
    fileType               = 'EXE'
    validExitCodes         = @(0)
    file                   = ''

[array] $key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey $softwareName
if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
    $key | % {
        $packageArgs.file = "$($_.UninstallString.Replace(' /x86=0', ''))"   #"C:\Program Files\OpenSSH\uninstall.exe" /x86=0
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
    Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
    Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
    Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
    Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
    $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}

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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
OpenSSH (mls-software) 543 Friday, July 28, 2023 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 759 Sunday, April 16, 2023 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 1047 Monday, December 26, 2022 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 4858 Sunday, May 1, 2022 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 2377 Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 2205 Tuesday, September 14, 2021 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 3267 Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 1436 Sunday, December 6, 2020 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 503 Sunday, November 1, 2020 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 3999 Monday, June 1, 2020 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 2528 Monday, March 16, 2020 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 1139 Sunday, October 27, 2019 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 691 Monday, April 22, 2019 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 9940 Monday, October 22, 2018 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 474 Monday, August 27, 2018 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 868 Sunday, April 15, 2018 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 603 Sunday, February 4, 2018 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 2044 Saturday, March 25, 2017 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 730 Sunday, December 25, 2016 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 824 Saturday, August 27, 2016 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 428 Sunday, August 7, 2016 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 3691 Monday, May 30, 2016 Approved
OpenSSH (mls-software) 909 Friday, February 5, 2016 Approved
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