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Last Update:

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Software Author(s):

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1.1.6 | Updated: 15 Oct 2021



Downloads of v 1.1.6:



Software Author(s):

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files


Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Nomad, 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 nomad -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 nomad -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 nomad
    name: nomad
    version: '1.1.6'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'nomad' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.1.6'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller nomad
    Name     = "nomad"
    Version  = "1.1.6"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'nomad':
  ensure   => '1.1.6',
  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 as a trusted package on 15 Oct 2021.


Nomad is a single binary that schedules applications and services on Linux, Windows, and Mac.
It is an open source scheduler that uses a declarative job file for scheduling virtualized, containerized, and standalone applications.

Package Parameters

The package parameters can be set -
These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of -params.
For example: -params '-config="%PROGRAMDATA%\nomad\conf\client.hcl"'.

md5: 761D0941FA9D8D588F8CC79EDFDD7CAC | sha1: 677500FF0D0E79950C808C41DC0C9D42B6B7D737 | sha256: 41DF2E5B0CE1F23E39B282AA0C620D101EA447870F5D338F581FD84C80157156 | sha512: AE2EA92BEB7834485426CDE6A84EA22C4028873942E2E6288D1DC5FF0533E3CB8341ED77A0B4DB7E685A274115116B9E4255FA8E56906EE2AAA9F013C3FE1A99
md5: 77C1C4A2A17B4A4C3FC29D1E0BA58501 | sha1: 1633D7C1773A585125CECC894152FDDCD4838C46 | sha256: 4AACF4667169B9D92C264EF11A796FA5FDE5B6F16A849D2C1E97AE9D94BD7517 | sha512: A82245887D4B2FAB072DD83CE71639ACC6FCB6851711EF954BC6ED4A3615A23200B6066CD107F7687BF555787FB3918BA6EB08F90B4134F3804ED0FD015D0605
# Defaults
$serviceName = "nomad"
$binariesPath = $(Join-Path (Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition) "..\binaries\")
$toolsPath = (Split-Path -Parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$serviceInstallationDirectory = "$env:PROGRAMDATA\nomad"
$serviceLogDirectory = "$serviceInstallationDirectory\logs"
$serviceConfigDirectory = "$serviceInstallationDirectory\conf"
$serviceDataDirectory = "$serviceInstallationDirectory\data"

$packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters
if (-not ($packageParameters)) {
  $packageParameters = ""
  Write-Debug "No Package Parameters Passed in"

# Nomad related variables
$nomadVersion = '1.1.6'
$sourcePath = if (Get-ProcessorBits 32) {
  $(Join-Path $binariesPath "$($nomadVersion)")
} else {
  $(Join-Path $binariesPath "$($nomadVersion)")

# Create Service Directories
Write-Host "Creating $serviceLogDirectory"
New-Item -ItemType directory -Path "$serviceLogDirectory" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
Write-Host "Creating $serviceConfigDirectory"
New-Item -ItemType directory -Path "$serviceConfigDirectory" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
Write-Host "Creating $serviceDataDirectory"
New-Item -ItemType directory -Path "$serviceDataDirectory" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null

# Unzip and move Nomad
Get-ChocolateyUnzip  $sourcePath "$toolsPath"

#Copy default configuration
Copy-Item "$toolsPath/../configs/client.hcl" "$serviceConfigDirectory"

# Create event log source
# User -Force to avoid "A key at this path already exists" exception. Overwrite not an issue since key is not further modified
$registryPath = 'HKLM:\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application'
New-Item -Path $registryPath -Name nomad -Force | Out-Null
# Set EventMessageFile value
Set-ItemProperty $registryPath\nomad EventMessageFile "C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\EventLogMessages.dll" | Out-Null

# Set up task scheduler for log rotation
$logrotate = ('%SYSTEMROOT%\System32\forfiles.exe /p \"{0}\" /s /m *.* /c \"cmd /c Del @path\" /d -7' -f "$serviceLogDirectory")
SchTasks.exe /Create /SC DAILY /TN ""NomadLogrotate"" /TR ""$($logrotate)"" /ST 09:00 /F | Out-Null

# Set up task scheduler for log rotation. Only works for Powershell 4 or Server 2012R2 so this block can replace
# using SchTasks.exe for registering services once machines have retired the older version of PS or upgraded to 2012R2
#$command = ('$now = Get-Date; dir "{0}" | where {{$_.LastWriteTime -le $now.AddDays(-7)}} | del -whatif' -f $serviceLogDirectory)
#$action = New-ScheduledTaskAction -Execute 'Powershell.exe' -Argument "-NoProfile -WindowStyle Hidden -command $($command)"
#$trigger = New-ScheduledTaskTrigger -Daily -At 9am
#Register-ScheduledTask -Action $action -Trigger $trigger -TaskName "NomadLogrotate" -Description "Log rotation for nomad"

#Uninstall service if it already exists. Stops the service first if it's running
$service = Get-Service $serviceName -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
if ($service) {
  Write-Host "Uninstalling existing service"
  if($service.Status -ne "Stopped" -and $service.Status -ne "Stopping") {
    Write-Host "Stopping nomad process ..."

  $service.WaitForStatus("Stopped", (New-TimeSpan -Minutes 1));
  if($service.Status -ne "Stopped") {
    throw "$serviceName could not be stopped within the allotted timespan.  Stop the service and try again."

  $service = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -Filter "Name='$serviceName'"
  $service.delete() | Out-Null

# Install the service
Write-Host "Installing service: $serviceName"
& sc.exe create $serviceName binpath= "$(Join-Path $toolsPath "nomad.exe") agent -config=$serviceConfigDirectory/client.hcl -data-dir=$serviceDataDirectory $packageParameters" start= auto | Out-Null
cmd.exe /c "sc failure $serviceName reset= 0 actions= restart/60000" | Out-Null

# Let this call to Get-Service throw if the service does not exist
$service = Get-Service $serviceName
if($service.Status -ne "Stopped" -and $service.Status -ne "Stopping") {

$service.WaitForStatus("Stopped", (New-TimeSpan -Minutes 1));
& sc.exe start $serviceName | Out-Null

Write-Host "Installed service: $serviceName"
$service = Get-Service "nomad" -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

if ($service) {
	if ($service.Status -eq "Running") {
		Write-Host "Stopping nomad process ..."
		net stop nomad | Out-Null

	$service = Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -Filter "Name='nomad'"
	$service.delete() | Out-Null

SchTasks.exe /Delete /F /TN "NomadLogrotate" 2>&1 | Out-Null

Write-Host "Removing C:\ProgramData\nomad\ ..."
takeown /f "C:\ProgramData\nomad\" /a /r /d Y | Out-Null
icacls "C:\ProgramData\nomad" /grant administrators:F /t | Out-Null
Remove-Item -Path "C:\ProgramData\nomad\" -Force -Recurse -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue | Out-Null
Mozilla Public License, version 2.0

1. Definitions

1.1. “Contributor”

     means each individual or legal entity that creates, contributes to the
     creation of, or owns Covered Software.

1.2. “Contributor Version”

     means the combination of the Contributions of others (if any) used by a
     Contributor and that particular Contributor’s Contribution.

1.3. “Contribution”

     means Covered Software of a particular Contributor.

1.4. “Covered Software”

     means Source Code Form to which the initial Contributor has attached the
     notice in Exhibit A, the Executable Form of such Source Code Form, and
     Modifications of such Source Code Form, in each case including portions

1.5. “Incompatible With Secondary Licenses”

     a. that the initial Contributor has attached the notice described in
        Exhibit B to the Covered Software; or

     b. that the Covered Software was made available under the terms of version
        1.1 or earlier of the License, but not also under the terms of a
        Secondary License.

1.6. “Executable Form”

     means any form of the work other than Source Code Form.

1.7. “Larger Work”

     means a work that combines Covered Software with other material, in a separate
     file or files, that is not Covered Software.

1.8. “License”

     means this document.

1.9. “Licensable”

     means having the right to grant, to the maximum extent possible, whether at the
     time of the initial grant or subsequently, any and all of the rights conveyed by
     this License.

1.10. “Modifications”

     means any of the following:

     a. any file in Source Code Form that results from an addition to, deletion
        from, or modification of the contents of Covered Software; or

     b. any new file in Source Code Form that contains any Covered Software.

1.11. “Patent Claims” of a Contributor

      means any patent claim(s), including without limitation, method, process,
      and apparatus claims, in any patent Licensable by such Contributor that
      would be infringed, but for the grant of the License, by the making,
      using, selling, offering for sale, having made, import, or transfer of
      either its Contributions or its Contributor Version.

1.12. “Secondary License”

      means either the GNU General Public License, Version 2.0, the GNU Lesser
      General Public License, Version 2.1, the GNU Affero General Public
      License, Version 3.0, or any later versions of those licenses.

1.13. “Source Code Form”

      means the form of the work preferred for making modifications.

1.14. “You” (or “Your”)

      means an individual or a legal entity exercising rights under this
      License. For legal entities, “You” includes any entity that controls, is
      controlled by, or is under common control with You. For purposes of this
      definition, “control” means (a) the power, direct or indirect, to cause
      the direction or management of such entity, whether by contract or
      otherwise, or (b) ownership of more than fifty percent (50%) of the
      outstanding shares or beneficial ownership of such entity.

2. License Grants and Conditions

2.1. Grants

     Each Contributor hereby grants You a world-wide, royalty-free,
     non-exclusive license:

     a. under intellectual property rights (other than patent or trademark)
        Licensable by such Contributor to use, reproduce, make available,
        modify, display, perform, distribute, and otherwise exploit its
        Contributions, either on an unmodified basis, with Modifications, or as
        part of a Larger Work; and

     b. under Patent Claims of such Contributor to make, use, sell, offer for
        sale, have made, import, and otherwise transfer either its Contributions
        or its Contributor Version.

2.2. Effective Date

     The licenses granted in Section 2.1 with respect to any Contribution become
     effective for each Contribution on the date the Contributor first distributes
     such Contribution.

2.3. Limitations on Grant Scope

     The licenses granted in this Section 2 are the only rights granted under this
     License. No additional rights or licenses will be implied from the distribution
     or licensing of Covered Software under this License. Notwithstanding Section
     2.1(b) above, no patent license is granted by a Contributor:

     a. for any code that a Contributor has removed from Covered Software; or

     b. for infringements caused by: (i) Your and any other third party’s
        modifications of Covered Software, or (ii) the combination of its
        Contributions with other software (except as part of its Contributor
        Version); or

     c. under Patent Claims infringed by Covered Software in the absence of its

     This License does not grant any rights in the trademarks, service marks, or
     logos of any Contributor (except as may be necessary to comply with the
     notice requirements in Section 3.4).

2.4. Subsequent Licenses

     No Contributor makes additional grants as a result of Your choice to
     distribute the Covered Software under a subsequent version of this License
     (see Section 10.2) or under the terms of a Secondary License (if permitted
     under the terms of Section 3.3).

2.5. Representation

     Each Contributor represents that the Contributor believes its Contributions
     are its original creation(s) or it has sufficient rights to grant the
     rights to its Contributions conveyed by this License.

2.6. Fair Use

     This License is not intended to limit any rights You have under applicable
     copyright doctrines of fair use, fair dealing, or other equivalents.

2.7. Conditions

     Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, and 3.4 are conditions of the licenses granted in
     Section 2.1.

3. Responsibilities

3.1. Distribution of Source Form

     All distribution of Covered Software in Source Code Form, including any
     Modifications that You create or to which You contribute, must be under the
     terms of this License. You must inform recipients that the Source Code Form
     of the Covered Software is governed by the terms of this License, and how
     they can obtain a copy of this License. You may not attempt to alter or
     restrict the recipients’ rights in the Source Code Form.

3.2. Distribution of Executable Form

     If You distribute Covered Software in Executable Form then:

     a. such Covered Software must also be made available in Source Code Form,
        as described in Section 3.1, and You must inform recipients of the
        Executable Form how they can obtain a copy of such Source Code Form by
        reasonable means in a timely manner, at a charge no more than the cost
        of distribution to the recipient; and

     b. You may distribute such Executable Form under the terms of this License,
        or sublicense it under different terms, provided that the license for
        the Executable Form does not attempt to limit or alter the recipients’
        rights in the Source Code Form under this License.

3.3. Distribution of a Larger Work

     You may create and distribute a Larger Work under terms of Your choice,
     provided that You also comply with the requirements of this License for the
     Covered Software. If the Larger Work is a combination of Covered Software
     with a work governed by one or more Secondary Licenses, and the Covered
     Software is not Incompatible With Secondary Licenses, this License permits
     You to additionally distribute such Covered Software under the terms of
     such Secondary License(s), so that the recipient of the Larger Work may, at
     their option, further distribute the Covered Software under the terms of
     either this License or such Secondary License(s).

3.4. Notices

     You may not remove or alter the substance of any license notices (including
     copyright notices, patent notices, disclaimers of warranty, or limitations
     of liability) contained within the Source Code Form of the Covered
     Software, except that You may alter any license notices to the extent
     required to remedy known factual inaccuracies.

3.5. Application of Additional Terms

     You may choose to offer, and to charge a fee for, warranty, support,
     indemnity or liability obligations to one or more recipients of Covered
     Software. However, You may do so only on Your own behalf, and not on behalf
     of any Contributor. You must make it absolutely clear that any such
     warranty, support, indemnity, or liability obligation is offered by You
     alone, and You hereby agree to indemnify every Contributor for any
     liability incurred by such Contributor as a result of warranty, support,
     indemnity or liability terms You offer. You may include additional
     disclaimers of warranty and limitations of liability specific to any

4. Inability to Comply Due to Statute or Regulation

   If it is impossible for You to comply with any of the terms of this License
   with respect to some or all of the Covered Software due to statute, judicial
   order, or regulation then You must: (a) comply with the terms of this License
   to the maximum extent possible; and (b) describe the limitations and the code
   they affect. Such description must be placed in a text file included with all
   distributions of the Covered Software under this License. Except to the
   extent prohibited by statute or regulation, such description must be
   sufficiently detailed for a recipient of ordinary skill to be able to
   understand it.

5. Termination

5.1. The rights granted under this License will terminate automatically if You
     fail to comply with any of its terms. However, if You become compliant,
     then the rights granted under this License from a particular Contributor
     are reinstated (a) provisionally, unless and until such Contributor
     explicitly and finally terminates Your grants, and (b) on an ongoing basis,
     if such Contributor fails to notify You of the non-compliance by some
     reasonable means prior to 60 days after You have come back into compliance.
     Moreover, Your grants from a particular Contributor are reinstated on an
     ongoing basis if such Contributor notifies You of the non-compliance by
     some reasonable means, this is the first time You have received notice of
     non-compliance with this License from such Contributor, and You become
     compliant prior to 30 days after Your receipt of the notice.

5.2. If You initiate litigation against any entity by asserting a patent
     infringement claim (excluding declaratory judgment actions, counter-claims,
     and cross-claims) alleging that a Contributor Version directly or
     indirectly infringes any patent, then the rights granted to You by any and
     all Contributors for the Covered Software under Section 2.1 of this License
     shall terminate.

5.3. In the event of termination under Sections 5.1 or 5.2 above, all end user
     license agreements (excluding distributors and resellers) which have been
     validly granted by You or Your distributors under this License prior to
     termination shall survive termination.

6. Disclaimer of Warranty

   Covered Software is provided under this License on an “as is” basis, without
   warranty of any kind, either expressed, implied, or statutory, including,
   without limitation, warranties that the Covered Software is free of defects,
   merchantable, fit for a particular purpose or non-infringing. The entire
   risk as to the quality and performance of the Covered Software is with You.
   Should any Covered Software prove defective in any respect, You (not any
   Contributor) assume the cost of any necessary servicing, repair, or
   correction. This disclaimer of warranty constitutes an essential part of this
   License. No use of  any Covered Software is authorized under this License
   except under this disclaimer.

7. Limitation of Liability

   Under no circumstances and under no legal theory, whether tort (including
   negligence), contract, or otherwise, shall any Contributor, or anyone who
   distributes Covered Software as permitted above, be liable to You for any
   direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any
   character including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, loss of
   goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or any and all
   other commercial damages or losses, even if such party shall have been
   informed of the possibility of such damages. This limitation of liability
   shall not apply to liability for death or personal injury resulting from such
   party’s negligence to the extent applicable law prohibits such limitation.
   Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
   consequential damages, so this exclusion and limitation may not apply to You.

8. Litigation

   Any litigation relating to this License may be brought only in the courts of
   a jurisdiction where the defendant maintains its principal place of business
   and such litigation shall be governed by laws of that jurisdiction, without
   reference to its conflict-of-law provisions. Nothing in this Section shall
   prevent a party’s ability to bring cross-claims or counter-claims.

9. Miscellaneous

   This License represents the complete agreement concerning the subject matter
   hereof. If any provision of this License is held to be unenforceable, such
   provision shall be reformed only to the extent necessary to make it
   enforceable. Any law or regulation which provides that the language of a
   contract shall be construed against the drafter shall not be used to construe
   this License against a Contributor.

10. Versions of the License

10.1. New Versions

      Mozilla Foundation is the license steward. Except as provided in Section
      10.3, no one other than the license steward has the right to modify or
      publish new versions of this License. Each version will be given a
      distinguishing version number.

10.2. Effect of New Versions

      You may distribute the Covered Software under the terms of the version of
      the License under which You originally received the Covered Software, or
      under the terms of any subsequent version published by the license

10.3. Modified Versions

      If you create software not governed by this License, and you want to
      create a new license for such software, you may create and use a modified
      version of this License if you rename the license and remove any
      references to the name of the license steward (except to note that such
      modified license differs from this License).

10.4. Distributing Source Code Form that is Incompatible With Secondary Licenses
      If You choose to distribute Source Code Form that is Incompatible With
      Secondary Licenses under the terms of this version of the License, the
      notice described in Exhibit B of this License must be attached.

Exhibit A - Source Code Form License Notice

      This Source Code Form is subject to the
      terms of the Mozilla Public License, v.
      2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not
      distributed with this file, You can
      obtain one at

If it is not possible or desirable to put the notice in a particular file, then
You may include the notice in a location (such as a LICENSE file in a relevant
directory) where a recipient would be likely to look for such a notice.

You may add additional accurate notices of copyright ownership.

Exhibit B - “Incompatible With Secondary Licenses” Notice

      This Source Code Form is “Incompatible
      With Secondary Licenses”, as defined by
      the Mozilla Public License, v. 2.0.


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in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

Package can be verified like this:

1. Go to


   to download the installer.

2. You can use one of the following methods to obtain the SHA256 checksum:
   - Use powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
   - Use Chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'

   checksum type: sha256

File 'License.txt' is obtained from:

File 'nomad.exe' is obtained from:

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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).

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Nomad 1.1.5 201 Saturday, September 25, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.1.4 244 Tuesday, August 31, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.1.3 275 Thursday, July 29, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.1.2 287 Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.1.1 130 Saturday, June 12, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.1.0 222 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.0.11 10 Saturday, September 25, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.0.6 22 Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Approved
Nomad 1.0.5 62 Friday, May 14, 2021 Approved

Version 1.1.6

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