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Extension Manager Visual Studio 2015 VSIX visualstudio

Roaming Extension Manager (VSIX, VS2015)

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Roaming Extension Manager (VSIX, VS2015)

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Roaming Extension Manager (VSIX, VS2015), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Roaming Extension Manager (VSIX, VS2015), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Roaming Extension Manager (VSIX, VS2015), 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 vs2015-roaming-extension-manager -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 vs2015-roaming-extension-manager -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 vs2015-roaming-extension-manager
    name: vs2015-roaming-extension-manager
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'vs2015-roaming-extension-manager' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller vs2015-roaming-extension-manager
    Name     = "vs2015-roaming-extension-manager"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'vs2015-roaming-extension-manager':
  ensure   => '',
  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 by moderator ferventcoder on 12 Jan 2016.


Roaming Extension Manager

The Roaming Extension Manager helps you keep track of all your favorite extensions across all of your development environments. Roaming your extensions keeps track of the extensions you have installed by creating a synchronized list in the cloud.

When you sign into Visual Studio, you can quickly see a list of your extensions by going to Tools, Extensions and Updates, and clicking Roaming Extension Manager. It tracks which extensions you have installed and lets you choose which ones to are added to your Roaming list. With more cool extensions appearing in the gallery every day, this tool makes it quick and easy to set up each dev environment with your favorite extensions.

# IMPORTANT: Before releasing this package, copy/paste the next 2 lines into PowerShell to remove all comments from this file:
#   $f='c:\path\to\thisFile.ps1'
#   gc $f | ? {$_ -notmatch "^\s*#"} | % {$_ -replace '(^.*?)\s*?[^``]#.*','$1'} | Out-File $f+".~" -en utf8; mv -fo $f+".~" $f

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

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = 'roaming-ext-vs2015'
  vsixUrl       = ''
  vsVersion     = 14
  checksum      = '8c94418122d70d30d4cba05ca87d1a21b5be7a69'
  checksumType  = 'sha1'

## Install Visual Studio Package
Install-ChocolateyVsixPackage @packageArgs

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