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Last Update:

26 Feb 2021

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Martin Lindhe
  • Calle Pettersson


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Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer)

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0.16.0 | Updated: 26 Feb 2021



Downloads of v 0.16.0:



Software Author(s):

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Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer) 0.16.0

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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


To install Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • 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. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade prometheus-windows-exporter.install -y --source="'STEP 3 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 prometheus-windows-exporter.install -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure prometheus-windows-exporter.install installed
    name: prometheus-windows-exporter.install
    state: present
    version: 0.16.0
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'prometheus-windows-exporter.install' do
  action    :install
  version  '0.16.0'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: prometheus-windows-exporter.install,
    Version: 0.16.0,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller prometheus-windows-exporter.install
   Name     = 'prometheus-windows-exporter.install'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '0.16.0'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'prometheus-windows-exporter.install':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '0.16.0',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install prometheus-windows-exporter.install version="0.16.0" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

This package is likely a meta/virtual (*) or an installer (*.install) or portable (*.portable) application package.

  • Meta/virtual (*) - has a dependency on the *.install or the *.portable package - it is provided for discoverability and for other packages to take a dependency on.
  • Portable (*.portable/*.commandline (deprecated naming convention)/*.tool (deprecated naming convention)) - usually zips or archives that require no administrative access to install.
  • Install (*.install/*.app (deprecated naming convention)) - uses native installers, usually requires administrative access to install.

Learn more about chocolatey's distinction of installed versus portable apps and/or learn about this kind of package.

This package was approved as a trusted package on 26 Feb 2021.


Prometheus exporter for Windows machines.

Note: This package supersedes the "prometheus-wmi-exporter.install" package. The exporter will be renamed, and this package has been renamed to match. This package is being created now provide for a smoother transition.

Package parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • EnabledCollectors - A comma-separated list of collectors to enable in the exporter. Options and defaults in "Collectors" section below.
  • ListenAddress - The IP address to bind to. Defaults to
  • ListenPort - The port to bind to. Defaults to 9182.
  • MetricsPath - The path at which to serve metrics. Defaults to /metrics.
  • TextFileDir - Specifies a directory for the textfile collector (equivalent to the flag).
  • ExtraFlags - Allows passing full CLI flags. Defaults to an empty string.

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params '"/EnabledCollectors:cpu,dns,iis /ListenPort:9182"'.


A table of the provided collectors, including those enabled by default, is available at the project page here:

More Information

For more information, see the project README:

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName= 'prometheus-windows-exporter.install'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$url        = ''
$url64      = ''

$pp = Get-PackageParameters

$silentArgs = "/quiet /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($packageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""

if ($pp["EnabledCollectors"] -ne $null -and $pp["EnabledCollectors"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " ENABLED_COLLECTORS=$($pp["EnabledCollectors"])"
  Write-Host "Collectors: `'$($pp["EnabledCollectors"])`'"

if ($pp["ListenAddress"] -ne $null -and $pp["ListenAddress"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " LISTEN_ADDR=$($pp["ListenAddress"])"
  Write-Host "Listen Address: `'$($pp["ListenAddress"])`'"

if ($pp["ListenPort"] -ne $null -and $pp["ListenPort"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " LISTEN_PORT=$($pp["ListenPort"])"
  Write-Host "Listen Port: `'$($pp["ListenPort"])`'"

if ($pp["MetricsPath"] -ne $null -and $pp["MetricsPath"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " METRICS_PATH=$($pp["MetricsPath"])"
  Write-Host "Metrics Path: `'$($pp["MetricsPath"])`'"

if ($pp["TextFileDir"] -ne $null -and $pp["TextFileDir"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " TEXTFILE_DIR=$($pp["TextFileDir"])"
  Write-Host "Textfile Directory: `'$($pp["TextFileDir"])`'"

if ($pp["ExtraFlags"] -ne $null -and $pp["ExtraFlags"] -ne '') {
  $silentArgs += " EXTRA_FLAGS=$($pp["ExtraFlags"])"
  Write-Host "Extra flags: `'$($pp["ExtraFlags"])`'"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  unzipLocation = $toolsDir
  fileType      = 'MSI'
  url           = $url
  url64bit      = $url64

  softwareName  = 'windows_exporter*'

  checksum      = '17FD6166B25EB7614DA1597003A4A2D2C2070DD774C27AC807F44E26F1126014'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  checksum64    = '398FDF5617ECA81B8D24F8E226B0BAD57055E4E220741BB158B921B6E10848BA'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'

  silentArgs    = $silentArgs
  validExitCodes= @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$packageName = 'prometheus-windows-exporter.install'
$softwareName = 'windows_exporter*'
$installerType = 'MSI'

$silentArgs = '/quiet /norestart'
$validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1605, 1614, 1641)
if ($installerType -ne 'MSI') {
  $validExitCodes = @(0)

$uninstalled = $false
[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | % {
    $file = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    if ($installerType -eq 'MSI') {
      $silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $silentArgs"

      $file = ''

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                -FileType $installerType `
                                -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                -File "$file"
} 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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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer) 0.15.0 15858 Sunday, November 8, 2020 Approved
Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer) 0.14.0 4902 Tuesday, September 8, 2020 Approved
Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer) 0.13.0 9158 Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Approved
Prometheus Windows exporter (MSI Installer) 0.12.0 835 Monday, May 25, 2020 Approved
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