Yubico Authenticator (Install)

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4.3.4 | Updated: 18 May 2018



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Yubico Authenticator (Install) 4.3.4

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

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


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


To uninstall Yubico Authenticator (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 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 yubico-authenticator -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.3.4'" [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 yubico-authenticator -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" --version="'4.3.4'" 

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

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install yubico-authenticator
    name: yubico-authenticator
    version: '4.3.4'
    state: present

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

chocolatey_package 'yubico-authenticator' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  '4.3.4'

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

cChocoPackageInstaller yubico-authenticator
    Name     = "yubico-authenticator"
    Version  = "4.3.4"
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

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

package { 'yubico-authenticator':
  ensure   => '4.3.4',
  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.

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 28 May 2019.


The Yubico Authenticator is a graphical desktop tool and command line tool for generating Open AuTHentication (OATH) event-based HOTP and time-based TOTP one-time password codes, with the help of a YubiKey that protects the shared secrets. Similar to Google Authenticator but for your desktop. There is an equivalent Android version so you can take your codes with you between desktop and mobile.

Requires a capable Yubikey device.

NOTE: This is an automatically updated package. If you find it is out of date by more than a week, please contact the maintainer(s) and let them know the package is no longer updating correctly.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
    packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
    fileType       = 'exe'
    silentArgs     = "/S"
    validExitCodes = @(0)
    url            = 'https://github.com//Yubico/yubioath-desktop/releases/download/yubioath-desktop-4.3.4/yubioath-desktop-4.3.4-win32.exe'
    checksum       = '6ff47d81252606d97c3784f19c98413c9f2cfff2de965f46dbee3e1475448229'
    checksumType   = 'sha256'
    url64          = 'https://github.com//Yubico/yubioath-desktop/releases/download/yubioath-desktop-4.3.4/yubioath-desktop-4.3.4-win64.exe'
    checksum64     = '0d4f6fc254051f5c4b74a67fbfb974431328accd0ca8c1ca58669021d4292934'
    checksumType64 = 'sha256'

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs 
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop';

$toolsDir = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)

$packageArgs = @{
	packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
	softwareName  = 'Yubico Authenticator*'
	fileType      = 'exe'
	silentArgs    = "/S" # NSIS

	validExitCodes= @(0)

# Run Autohotkey
$ahkExe = 'AutoHotKey'
$ahkFile = Join-Path -Path $env:Temp -ChildPath "$(Get-Random).ahk"
$ahkSourceFile = Join-Path -Path $toolsDir -ChildPath "$($env:ChocolateyPackageName)_uninstall.ahk"
Write-Verbose "Autohotkey file $ahkPath will be started as $ahkFile"
Copy-Item -Path $ahkSourceFile -Destination $ahkFile -Force | Out-Null

[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs
if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
    $key | ForEach-Object { 
        # some uninstall strings include parameters - remove them as we will use our own
        $packageArgs.file = "$($_.UninstallString)" -replace '/.*$', ''

        if ($packageArgs.fileType -eq 'MSI') {
            $packageArgs.silentArgs = "$($_.PSChildName) $($packageArgs.silentArgs)"
            $packageArgs.file = ''

        Write-Verbose "Running AutoHotkey install script '$ahkFile'"
        $ahkProc = Start-Process -FilePath $ahkExe -ArgumentList $ahkFile -PassThru
        $ahkId = $ahkProc.Id
        Write-Debug "$ahkExe start time:`t$($ahkProc.StartTime.ToShortTimeString())"
        Write-Debug "Process ID:`t$ahkId"

        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
    Write-Warning "$env:ChocolateyPackageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
    Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
    Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
    Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
    $key | ForEach-Object {
        Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"

Remove-Item $ahkFile -Force -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue
#NoEnv  ; Recommended for performance and compatibility with future AutoHotkey releases.
; #Warn  ; Enable warnings to assist with detecting common errors.
SendMode Input  ; Recommended for new scripts due to its superior speed and reliability.
SetWorkingDir %A_ScriptDir%  ; Ensures a consistent starting directory.
SetTitleMatchMode, 1
SetControlDelay -1

winTitle = Yubico Authenticator Uninstall
WinWait, %winTitle%,, 60
if !(Errorlevel) {
	ControlClick, &Uninstall, %winTitle%
	WinWait, %winTitle%, Completed, 60
	if !(ErrorLevel) 
		ControlClick, &Close, %winTitle%

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Yubico Authenticator (Install) 4.1.2 400 Monday, May 22, 2017 Approved
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