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Software Author(s):

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4.5 | Updated: 07 Dec 2012



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To install Team Foundation Sidekicks 2012, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Team Foundation Sidekicks 2012, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Team Foundation Sidekicks 2012, 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 tfssidekicks2012 -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 tfssidekicks2012 -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 tfssidekicks2012 installed
    name: tfssidekicks2012
    state: present
    version: 4.5
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'tfssidekicks2012' do
  action    :install
  version  '4.5'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: tfssidekicks2012,
    Version: 4.5,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller tfssidekicks2012
   Name     = 'tfssidekicks2012'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '4.5'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'tfssidekicks2012':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '4.5',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install tfssidekicks2012 version="4.5" 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 was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


Team Foundation Sidekicks is a suite of tools for Microsoft Team Foundation Server administrators and advanced users providing Graphic User Interface for administrative and advanced version control tasks in multi-user TFS environment.
Version 3.1 of Team Foundation Sidekicks is available for Visual Studio 2012 and TFS 2012.
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