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Downloads:

3,636

Downloads of v 19.3.360.0:

102

Last Update:

29 Dec 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PDQ

Tags:

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PDQ Deploy (Install)

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19.3.360.0 | Updated: 29 Dec 2022

Downloads:

3,636

Downloads of v 19.3.360.0:

102

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • PDQ

PDQ Deploy (Install) 19.3.360.0

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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exemption:

Exempted as dependency install requires reboot

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Learn More

Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install PDQ Deploy (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade PDQ Deploy (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall PDQ Deploy (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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)


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 https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. 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 pdq-deploy -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 pdq-deploy -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install pdq-deploy
  win_chocolatey:
    name: pdq-deploy
    version: '19.3.360.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.


chocolatey_package 'pdq-deploy' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '19.3.360.0'
end

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.


cChocoPackageInstaller pdq-deploy
{
    Name     = "pdq-deploy"
    Version  = "19.3.360.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.


package { 'pdq-deploy':
  ensure   => '19.3.360.0',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',
}

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.


4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved by moderator flcdrg on 27 Jan 2023.

Description

Screenshot of PDQ Deploy

What Can PDQ Deploy Do?

Install MSIs to Multiple Computers

Need to install an MSI? Just create a new PDQ Package and point it to the MSI. If the installation has more than a single MSI file, be sure to check the “Include Entire Directory” checkbox.

Install EXEs to Multiple Computers

Need to install an EXE? All you need to do is verify that the application can be installed silently. (By default MSIs have this ability, but EXEs need to be explicitly told to run silently.) Not every EXE supports this feature, but most do.

The challenge will be to determine the correct method to run it silently. The silent parameter (sometimes called a switch) can be /s or /S, /q or /Q, /quiet, /qn, and a host of other options. Sometimes the installations are case sensitive, so be sure to use exactly what the vendor states is the correct switch.

Ready-to-Deploy Installs in the Package Library

We created the Package Library so that our users wouldn’t have to spend time with every Java or Flash update that comes down the pike. When you are a Pro or Enterprise mode customer you get access to the Package Library you can get common apps that are already in PDQ Packages, and are ready for deploying to all your computers. See the full list of ready-to-go silent installs.

Customize Your Installs

With PDQ Deploy you can install just about any application or patch just by pointing a PDQ Deploy package to an EXE or MSI. You can also make changes to the packages that you downloaded from the Package Library.

What if my Installation has more files than just an MSI or EXE?

Many installations require more than a single install file.

To be sure that these files are used during the installation, be sure to check the “Include Entire Directory” checkbox when you point the PDQ Package to the MSI or EXE.

Memory Requirements: 4 GB

OS Requirements: Windows 10, 11, 8x, Server 2012x or higher

MORE INFO ON WEBSITE

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tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
# URL: http://www2.adminarsenal.com/download-pdqdeploy
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
$packageName    = 'pdq-deploy'
$softwareName   = 'PDQ Deploy*'
$toolsPath      = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition
$checksum       = 'CEE22FEE9503C2F34962E069D7422BD6D237996530971420DBAEFFC2818F8625'
$silentArgs     = '/s'
$validExitCodes = @(0)
$fileLocation   = "$toolsPath\Deploy_19.3.360.0.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'exe'
  file          = $fileLocation
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
  softwareName  = $softwareName
}
 
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
tools\Deploy_19.3.360.0.exe
md5: 1BC3F46300C902973905A99B8BE7EFE9 | sha1: 5CE74C55A858BDC212B3C5054654F7A381166557 | sha256: CEE22FEE9503C2F34962E069D7422BD6D237996530971420DBAEFFC2818F8625 | sha512: 470E43EF64DBB3AB9F8EF1C4B1064E3E70667F890A64D7EC0B31950A6BA2F70BAF7D939CC779C2636D873BC35E86E3F82B562CBBFE615A294CF9843CC8362762
tools\legal\LICENSE.txt
URL: https://www.pdq.com/licensing/

One license per admin, plain and simple.
Licensing is not based on managed computers, the number of PDQ consoles, where PDQ.com software is installed, shared credentials, or whether or not you only gain access through the command line (CLI).  The number of licenses you need is based solely on the number of living, breathing admins actually using the software. If you have three admins, you will need three licenses (sorry, no sharing).

We offer subscription-based licensing, so one license is good for a full year.

Frequently asked questions
Can I use your software free without licensing?
Can I try the software for free?
Can I extend my trial?
Do upgrades of PDQ.com software cost money?

Can I use your software free without licensing?
Definitely! All software running in Free mode is 100% free to use in any setting: commercial, government, educational, or criminal. (Well, maybe not that last one.)

Can I try the software for free?
Absolutely. We offer a 14-day free trial of Enterprise mode. Please note, PDQ Deploy trial is limited to your choice of any three (3) packages from the Package Library.

Can I extend my trial?
In most cases, yes. Please shoot us an email at [email protected] or call us at (801) 657-4657 to make a request.

Do upgrades of PDQ.com software cost money?
No. Free mode can be upgraded at any time. Licensed software includes all versions released during your subscription period. Any versions released outside your subscription period can still be upgraded; however, features will be lost without a current subscription.

Didn’t Answer Your Question?
If you have any additional questions about how our licensing works or how to get started, feel free to contact us! 

Email: [email protected]
Call: (801) 657-4657
Or, visit our support community to see if your question already has an answer!
tools\legal\VERIFICATION.txt
VERIFICATION
Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

To verify the files using the author's download URL:

1. Please go to the author's download URL
	http://www2.adminarsenal.com/download-pdqdeploy
2. Use Get-FileHash -Path <FILE TO VERIFY> to get the file hash value from both the downloaded file (from step 1 above) and the file from the package and compare them

---

SHA256
Deploy_19.3.360.0.exe: CEE22FEE9503C2F34962E069D7422BD6D237996530971420DBAEFFC2818F8625

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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
PDQ Deploy (Install) 19.3.83.0 1073 Monday, October 18, 2021 Approved
PDQ Deploy (Install) 13.3.0.0 1487 Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Approved
PDQ Deploy (Trial) (Install) 12.1.0.0 457 Saturday, March 18, 2017 Approved
PDQ Deploy (Trial) (Install) 11.2.0.0 442 Monday, November 14, 2016 Approved

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