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Last Update:

08 Nov 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Christian Hohnstädt


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XCA (Install)

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2.1.2 | Updated: 08 Nov 2018



Downloads of v 2.1.2:



Software Author(s):

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XCA (Install) 2.1.2

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All Checks are Passing

3 Passing Tests

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


Scan Testing Successful:

No detections found in any package files

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install XCA (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade XCA (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall XCA (Install), 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 xca -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 xca -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 xca
    name: xca
    version: '2.1.2'
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'xca' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '2.1.2'

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller xca
    Name     = "xca"
    Version  = "2.1.2"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'xca':
  ensure   => '2.1.2',
  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 14 Jul 2020.


X Certificate and Key management is an interface for managing asymetric keys like RSA or DSA. It is intended as a small CA for creation and signing certificates. It uses the OpenSSL library for the cryptographic operations.

Start your own PKI and create all kinds of certificates, requests or CRLs
Import and export them in any format like PEM, DER, PKCS#7, PKCS#12
Use them for your IPsec, OpenVPN, HTTPs or any other certificate based setup
Manage your Smart-Cards via PKCS#11 interface
Export certificates and requests to a OpenSSL config file
Create Subject- and/or Extension- templates to ease issuing similar certs
Convert existing certificates or requests to templates
Get the broad support of x509v3 extensions as flexible as OpenSSL but user friendlier
Adapt the Columns to have your important information at a glance

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName            = "$env:chocolateyPackageName"
  FileType               = 'exe'
  SilentArgs             = '/S'
  url                    = ''
  checksum               = '8dbdabde2df929019a8f3ce7bd7e1b5de180076edb4ccd5c76625d90fb97e3c0'
  checksumType           = 'sha256'
Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

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
XCA (Install) 2.1.1 315 Friday, September 14, 2018 Approved
XCA (Install) 2.1.0 231 Sunday, August 26, 2018 Approved
XCA (Install) 2.0.1 173 Sunday, August 26, 2018 Approved
XCA (Install) 1.4.1 180 Sunday, August 26, 2018 Approved
XCA (Install) 1.4.0 448 Wednesday, February 14, 2018 Approved
XCA (Install) 1.3.2 14 Thursday, February 24, 2022 Approved
XCA (Install) 1.3.1 172 Sunday, August 26, 2018 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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