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Downloads:

7,385,921

Downloads of v 15.9.46.0:

3,463

Last Update:

19 Apr 2022

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Tags:

microsoft visual studio visualstudio vs 2017 build tools admin

Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools

This is not the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools available.

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15.9.46.0 | Updated: 19 Apr 2022

Downloads:

7,385,921

Downloads of v 15.9.46.0:

3,463

Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Microsoft

Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.46.0

This is not the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools available.

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  • 2
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This Package Contains an Exempted Check

Not All Tests Have Passed


Validation Testing Passed


Verification Testing Exemption:

Requires a reboot after KB2919355

Details

Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

Details
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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To upgrade Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

>

To uninstall Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools, 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 visualstudio2017buildtools -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'15.9.46.0'" [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 visualstudio2017buildtools -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'15.9.46.0'" 
$exitCode = $LASTEXITCODE

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install visualstudio2017buildtools
  win_chocolatey:
    name: visualstudio2017buildtools
    version: '15.9.46.0'
    source: INTERNAL REPO URL
    state: present

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


chocolatey_package 'visualstudio2017buildtools' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '15.9.46.0'
end

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


cChocoPackageInstaller visualstudio2017buildtools
{
    Name     = "visualstudio2017buildtools"
    Version  = "15.9.46.0"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"
}

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


package { 'visualstudio2017buildtools':
  ensure   => '15.9.46.0',
  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 as a trusted package on 20 Apr 2022.

Description

Overview

These Build Tools allow you to build native and managed MSBuild-based applications without requiring the Visual Studio IDE. There are options to install the Visual C++ compilers and libraries, MFC, ATL, and C++/CLI support.

To find out what's new or to see the known issues, see the Visual Studio 2017 Release Notes.
System requirements

Customizations and Optional features

By default, the package installs only the bare minimum required (the MSBuild Tools workload). The easiest way to add more development features is to use the workload packages listed in the Release Notes section.

All package parameters are passed to the Visual Studio installer, enabling full customization of the installation. The possible parameters are described here. The package passes --norestart --wait by default, and --quiet, unless --passive is specified in the package parameters.

After installing the package, more features can also be added by launching the Visual Studio Installer application from the Start Menu.

The language of the installed software can be controlled using the package parameter --locale language.
The list of languages is presented here. By default, the operating system display language is used.

Full installation

This command will install Visual Studio Build Tools with all available workloads and optional components, display progress during the installation and specify the English language regardless of operating system settings:

choco install visualstudio2017buildtools --package-parameters "--allWorkloads --includeRecommended --includeOptional --passive --locale en-US"

More package parameter examples

Notes

A reboot may be required after (or even before) installing/uninstalling this package.
If control over reboots is required, it is advisable to install the dependencies (esp. dotnet4.6.2 or later) first, perform a reboot if necessary, and then install this package.

Some parameters, including --allWorkloads, --includeRecommended and --includeOptional, are only valid during the initial installation of Visual Studio and may cause failures if used during upgrade. For reliability, it is recommended to avoid using these parameters and install workloads using the workload packages listed in the Release Notes section.


tools\.skipAutoUninstall
 
tools\ChocolateyInstall.ps1
Install-VisualStudio `
    -PackageName 'visualstudio2017buildtools' `
    -ApplicationName 'Microsoft Visual Studio Build Tools 2017' `
    -Url 'https://download.visualstudio.microsoft.com/download/pr/a828c407-9597-4bb0-9b8f-7d2a1d0a5d5f/ad84696c921c13e219f849861b42662a28892c43347171e6107705368dcec563/vs_BuildTools.exe' `
    -Checksum 'AD84696C921C13E219F849861B42662A28892C43347171E6107705368DCEC563' `
    -ChecksumType 'SHA256' `
    -InstallerTechnology 'WillowVS2017OrLater' `
    -Product 'BuildTools' `
    -VisualStudioYear '2017' `
    -Preview $false
tools\ChocolateyUninstall.ps1
Remove-VisualStudioProduct `
    -PackageName 'visualstudio2017buildtools' `
    -Product 'BuildTools' `
    -VisualStudioYear '2017' `
    -Preview $false

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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
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.60.0 40030 Thursday, February 15, 2024 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.59.0 62776 Wednesday, January 10, 2024 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.58.0 68060 Sunday, October 15, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.57.0 14967 Sunday, September 24, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.56.0 16538 Tuesday, September 5, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.55.0 58337 Sunday, June 18, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.54.0 48738 Friday, April 21, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.53.0 34878 Friday, March 17, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.52.0 24583 Thursday, February 23, 2023 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.50.0 157546 Saturday, August 27, 2022 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.49.0 74281 Monday, June 20, 2022 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.47.0 70695 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.46.0 3463 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.45.0 50376 Saturday, March 12, 2022 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.41.0 125705 Friday, November 12, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.40.0 120606 Saturday, October 16, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.39.0 256226 Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.38.0 214972 Sunday, August 22, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.37.0 243969 Thursday, July 22, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.36.0 558309 Sunday, May 16, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.35.0 232957 Saturday, April 17, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.34.0 286806 Wednesday, March 10, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.33.0 188663 Sunday, February 14, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.31.0 239158 Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.30.0 237326 Wednesday, December 9, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.29.0 208062 Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.28.0 169175 Sunday, October 18, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.27.0 276815 Friday, September 11, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.26.0 128788 Monday, August 24, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.25.0 204838 Friday, July 24, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.23.0 483969 Friday, May 15, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.22.0 240434 Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.21.0 258886 Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.20.0 192716 Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.19.0 69261 Sunday, February 2, 2020 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.18.0 359825 Wednesday, December 11, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.17.0 398395 Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.16.0 60672 Monday, September 16, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.15.0 55069 Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.11.0 220132 Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.10.0 19270 Sunday, March 31, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.8.0 36166 Saturday, March 9, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.7.0 27715 Thursday, February 21, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.4.0 84704 Saturday, January 5, 2019 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.2.0 70381 Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.9.1.0 59249 Saturday, November 17, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.8.9.0 51721 Wednesday, November 7, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.8.7.0 66296 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.8.6.0 14241 Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.8.2.0 10917 Monday, September 3, 2018 Approved
Visual Studio 2017 Build Tools 15.8.0.0 55045 Thursday, August 16, 2018 Approved

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