Push Command (choco push)
Chocolatey will attempt to push a compiled nupkg to a package feed.
Some may prefer to use
cpush as a shortcut for
📝 NOTE 100% compatible with older chocolatey client (0.9.8.32 and below) with options and switches. Default push location is deprecated and will be removed by v1. In most cases you can still pass options and switches with one dash (
-). For more details, see how to pass arguments (
A feed can be a local folder, a file share, the community feed (https://push.chocolatey.org/), or a custom/private feed. For web feeds, it has a requirement that it implements the proper OData endpoints required for NuGet packages.
choco push [<path to nupkg>] [<options/switches>] cpush [<path to nupkg>] [<options/switches>]
📝 NOTE If there is more than one nupkg file in the folder, the command will require specifying the path to the file.
choco push --source https://chocolatey.org/ choco push --source "'https://chocolatey.org/'" -t 500 choco push --source "'https://chocolatey.org/'" -k="'123-123123-123'"
📝 NOTE See scripting in how to pass arguments (
choco -?) for how to write proper scripts and integrations.
To use this command, you must have your API key saved for the community
feed (chocolatey.org) or the source you want to push to. Or you can
explicitly pass the apikey to the command. See
apikey command help
for instructions on saving your key:
choco apikey -?
A common error is
Failed to process request. 'The specified API key does not provide the authority to push packages.' The remote server returned an error: (403) Forbidden.. This means the package already
exists with a different user (API key). The package could be unlisted.
You can verify by going to https://push.chocolatey.org/packages/packageName.
Please contact the administrators of https://push.chocolatey.org/ if you see this
and you don't see a good reason for it.
Exit codes that normally result from running this command.
- 0: operation was successful, no issues detected
- -1 or 1: an error has occurred
If you find other exit codes that we have not yet documented, please file a ticket so we can document it at https://github.com/chocolatey/choco/issues/new/choose.
Options and Switches
📝 NOTE Options and switches apply to all items passed, so if you are running a command like install that allows installing multiple packages, and you use
--version=1.0.0, it is going to look for and try to install version 1.0.0 of every package passed. So please split out multiple package calls when wanting to pass specific options.
Includes default options/switches (included below for completeness).
-?, --help, -h Prints out the help menu. -d, --debug Debug - Show debug messaging. -v, --verbose Verbose - Show verbose messaging. Very verbose messaging, avoid using under normal circumstances. --trace Trace - Show trace messaging. Very, very verbose trace messaging. Avoid except when needing super low-level .NET Framework debugging. Available in 0.10.4+. --nocolor, --no-color No Color - Do not show colorization in logging output. This overrides the feature 'logWithoutColor', set to 'False'. Available in 0.10.9+. --acceptlicense, --accept-license AcceptLicense - Accept license dialogs automatically. Reserved for future use. -y, --yes, --confirm Confirm all prompts - Chooses affirmative answer instead of prompting. Implies --accept-license -f, --force Force - force the behavior. Do not use force during normal operation - it subverts some of the smart behavior for commands. --noop, --whatif, --what-if NoOp / WhatIf - Don't actually do anything. -r, --limitoutput, --limit-output LimitOutput - Limit the output to essential information --timeout, --execution-timeout=VALUE CommandExecutionTimeout (in seconds) - The time to allow a command to finish before timing out. Overrides the default execution timeout in the configuration of 2700 seconds. '0' for infinite starting in 0.10.4. -c, --cache, --cachelocation, --cache-location=VALUE CacheLocation - Location for download cache, defaults to %TEMP% or value in chocolatey.config file. --allowunofficial, --allow-unofficial, --allowunofficialbuild, --allow-unofficial-build AllowUnofficialBuild - When not using the official build you must set this flag for choco to continue. --failstderr, --failonstderr, --fail-on-stderr, --fail-on-standard-error, --fail-on-error-output FailOnStandardError - Fail on standard error output (stderr), typically received when running external commands during install providers. This overrides the feature failOnStandardError. --use-system-powershell UseSystemPowerShell - Execute PowerShell using an external process instead of the built-in PowerShell host. Should only be used when internal host is failing. Available in 0.9.10+. --no-progress Do Not Show Progress - Do not show download progress percentages. Available in 0.10.4+. --proxy=VALUE Proxy Location - Explicit proxy location. Overrides the default proxy location of ''. Available for config settings in 0.9.9.9+, this CLI option available in 0.10.4+. --proxy-user=VALUE Proxy User Name - Explicit proxy user (optional). Requires explicit proxy (`--proxy` or config setting). Overrides the default proxy user of ''. Available for config settings in 0.9.9.9+, this CLI option available in 0.10.4+. --proxy-password=VALUE Proxy Password - Explicit proxy password (optional) to be used with username. Requires explicit proxy (`--proxy` or config setting) and user name. Overrides the default proxy password (encrypted in settings if set). Available for config settings in 0.9.9.9+, this CLI option available in 0.10.4+. --proxy-bypass-list=VALUE ProxyBypassList - Comma separated list of regex locations to bypass on proxy. Requires explicit proxy (`--proxy` or config setting). Overrides the default proxy bypass list of ''. Available in 0.10.4+. --proxy-bypass-on-local Proxy Bypass On Local - Bypass proxy for local connections. Requires explicit proxy (`--proxy` or config setting). Overrides the default proxy bypass on local setting of 'True'. Available in 0.10.4+. --log-file=VALUE Log File to output to in addition to regular loggers. Available in 0.1- 0.8+. -s, --source=VALUE Source - The source we are pushing the package to. Use https://pus- h.chocolatey.org/ to push to [community feed](https://community.chocolatey.org/packages). -k, --key, --apikey, --api-key=VALUE ApiKey - The api key for the source. If not specified (and not local file source), does a lookup. If not specified and one is not found for an https source, push will fail. -t=VALUE Timeout (in seconds) - The time to allow a package push to occur before timing out. Defaults to execution timeout 2700.
📝 NOTE This documentation has been automatically generated from
choco push -h.