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Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3

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14.0.25420.1 | Updated: 10 Nov 2016



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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires Visual Studio


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Agents for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3, 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 visualstudio2015testagents -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 visualstudio2015testagents -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 visualstudio2015testagents
    name: visualstudio2015testagents
    version: '14.0.25420.1'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'visualstudio2015testagents' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '14.0.25420.1'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller visualstudio2015testagents
    Name     = "visualstudio2015testagents"
    Version  = "14.0.25420.1"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'visualstudio2015testagents':
  ensure   => '14.0.25420.1',
  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.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 10 Nov 2016.


This package is the Update 3 version. Microsoft Visual Test Agent and Controller for running compiled tests on a node without installing all of Visual Studio.

ATTENTION: The Microsoft Agents for Visual Studio 2015 installer will update your machine to .NET 4.6 - if you need to test with a previous
version of .NET, then use the appropriate Agents for Visual Studio version (e.g. Agents for Visual Studio 2012, Agents for Visual Studio 2013).

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'; # stop on all errors

$packageName= 'visualstudio2015testagents'
$toolsDir   = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
$fileType   = 'EXE'
$url        = ''
$logPath    = "$env:temp\$packageName_$(Get-date -format 'yyyyMMddhhmm').log"
$silentArgs = "/Full /NoRestart /Q /Log $logPath"
$validExitCodes = @(0,3010,1641)

$checksum      = $checksum64     ='94DE041C6843010EFB38791C1A9FD27B426EFBD5'
$checksumType  = $checksumType64 = 'sha1'

Write-Output "Logs for installer is here: $logPath"

Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" -FileType $fileType -SilentArgs $SilentArgs -url $url -validExitCodes $validExitCodes -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Agents for Visual Studio 2015 14.0.23107.10 954 Sunday, January 3, 2016 Approved
visualstudio2015testagents 14.0.23107.0 493 Friday, January 1, 2016 Approved

Shout out to @JorritSalverda for the pull request for update 3!

This package has no dependencies.

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