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Downloads of v 1.18.4:


Last Update:

29 Nov 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Tenable
  • Inc.


Terraform Linter


This is not the latest version of Terrascan available.

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1.18.4 | Updated: 29 Nov 2023



Downloads of v 1.18.4:



Software Author(s):

  • Tenable
  • Inc.

Terrascan 1.18.4

This is not the latest version of Terrascan available.

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Some Checks Have Failed or Are Not Yet Complete

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


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 Terrascan, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


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


To uninstall Terrascan, 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 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 terrascan -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.18.4'" [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 terrascan -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'1.18.4'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install terrascan
    name: terrascan
    version: '1.18.4'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'terrascan' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '1.18.4'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller terrascan
    Name     = "terrascan"
    Version  = "1.18.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'terrascan':
  ensure   => '1.18.4',
  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.


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Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 30 Nov 2023.


Terrascan is a static code analyzer for Infrastructure as Code. Terrascan allows you to:

  • Seamlessly scan infrastructure as code for misconfigurations.
  • Monitor provisioned cloud infrastructure for configuration changes that introduce posture drift, and enables reverting to a secure posture.
  • Detect security vulnerabilities and compliance violations.
  • Mitigate risks before provisioning cloud native infrastructure.
  • Offers flexibility to run locally or integrate with your CI\CD.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';
$toolsDir     = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'terrascan*'
  url           = 'https://github.com/tenable/terrascan/releases/download/v1.18.4/terrascan_1.18.4_Windows_i386.zip'
  checksum      = '59981e2c64f3e2a174201105aa2c6f92757542eb1ef0b316a63ebfcf1e655899'
  checksumType  = 'sha256'
  url64bit      = 'https://github.com/tenable/terrascan/releases/download/v1.18.4/terrascan_1.18.4_Windows_x86_64.zip'
  checksum64    = '6c03d4605de71779eb28123c46d7909c468498f6bde7a0615dc35b31717266c0'
  checksumType64= 'sha256'
  destination   = $toolsDir

Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs

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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
Terrascan 1.18.11 110 Friday, December 22, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.9 29 Tuesday, December 19, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.7 30 Friday, December 15, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.6 28 Thursday, December 14, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.5 51 Friday, December 1, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.4 21 Wednesday, November 29, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.3 213 Thursday, August 3, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.2 51 Friday, July 28, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.1 261 Saturday, April 15, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.18.0 188 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 Approved
Terrascan 1.17.1 87 Saturday, December 17, 2022 Approved
Terrascan 1.17.0 96 Friday, November 18, 2022 Approved
Terrascan 1.16.0 67 Thursday, October 20, 2022 Approved
Terrascan 1.15.2 128 Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Approved


  • 9e99f08e 1061: generate multi-architecture (amd64, arm64) docker image (#1568)
  • 1461ae0e Bump golang.org/x/net from 0.7.0 to 0.17.0 (#1625)
  • 2efa8e52 Bump google.golang.org/grpc from 1.51.0 to 1.56.3 (#1631)
  • 20293211 CICD patch for appid (#1637)
  • 7efbb9d5 changes to make docker push internal (#1636)
  • 8bec6007 cicd deployment update (#1630)
  • 7a3779a9 fix for crash in lambda function cft yaml if code key is not present (#1644)
  • 5a4c44a0 removed image tag to remove error of docker push (#1646)

This package has no dependencies.

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