Upgrade Command (choco upgrade)

Upgrades a package or a list of packages. Some may prefer to use cup
as a shortcut for choco upgrade. If you do not have a package
installed, upgrade will install it.

NOTE: 100% compatible with older Chocolatey client (0.9.8.x and below)
with options and switches. Add -y for previous behavior with no
prompt. In most cases you can still pass options and switches with one
dash (-). For more details, see how to pass arguments (choco -?).

Usage

  choco upgrade <pkg|all> [<pkg2> <pkgN>] [<options/switches>]
  cup <pkg|all> [<pkg2> <pkgN>] [<options/switches>]

NOTE: all is a special package keyword that will allow you to upgrade
all currently installed packages.

Skip upgrading certain packages with choco pin or with the option
--except.

NOTE: Chocolatey Pro / Business automatically synchronizes with
Programs and Features, ensuring automatically updating apps' versions
(like Chrome) are up to date in Chocolatey's repository.

Examples

  choco upgrade chocolatey
  choco upgrade notepadplusplus googlechrome atom 7zip
  choco upgrade notepadplusplus googlechrome atom 7zip -dvfy
  choco upgrade git -y --params="'/GitAndUnixToolsOnPath /NoAutoCrlf'"
  choco upgrade git -y --params="'/GitAndUnixToolsOnPath /NoAutoCrlf'" --install-args="'/DIR=C:\git'"
  # Params are package parameters, passed to the package
  # Install args are installer arguments, appended to the silentArgs
  #  in the package for the installer itself
  choco upgrade nodejs.install --version 0.10.35
  choco upgrade git -s "'https://somewhere/out/there'"
  choco upgrade git -s "'https://somewhere/protected'" -u user -p pass
  choco upgrade all
  choco upgrade all --except="'skype,conemu'"

NOTE: See scripting in how to pass arguments (choco -?) for how to
write proper scripts and integrations.

Exit Codes

Exit codes that normally result from running this command.

Normal:

Package Exit Codes:

In addition to normal exit codes, packages are allowed to exit
with their own codes when the feature 'usePackageExitCodes' is
turned on. Uninstall command has additional valid exit codes.
Available in v0.9.10+.

Reboot Exit Codes:

In addition to the above exit codes, you may also see reboot exit codes
when the feature 'exitOnRebootDetected' is turned on. It typically requires
the feature 'usePackageExitCodes' to also be turned on to work properly.
Available in v0.10.12+.

See It In Action

choco upgrade

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 explicity
       proxy (`--proxy` or config setting). Overrides the default proxy user of
       '123'. 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 explicity 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 explicity 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
       explicity 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 to find the package(s) to install. Special sources
       include: ruby, webpi, cygwin, windowsfeatures, and python. To specify
       more than one source, pass it with a semi-colon separating the values (-
       e.g. "'source1;source2'"). Defaults to default feeds.

     --version=VALUE
     Version - A specific version to install. Defaults to unspecified.

     --pre, --prerelease
     Prerelease - Include Prereleases? Defaults to false.

     --x86, --forcex86
     ForceX86 - Force x86 (32bit) installation on 64 bit systems. Defaults to
       false.

     --ia, --installargs, --installarguments, --install-arguments=VALUE
     InstallArguments - Install Arguments to pass to the native installer in
       the package. Defaults to unspecified.

 -o, --override, --overrideargs, --overridearguments, --override-arguments
     OverrideArguments - Should install arguments be used exclusively without
       appending to current package passed arguments? Defaults to false.

     --notsilent, --not-silent
     NotSilent - Do not install this silently. Defaults to false.

     --params, --parameters, --pkgparameters, --packageparameters, --package-parameters=VALUE
     PackageParameters - Parameters to pass to the package. Defaults to
       unspecified.

     --argsglobal, --args-global, --installargsglobal, --install-args-global, --applyargstodependencies, --apply-args-to-dependencies, --apply-install-arguments-to-dependencies
     Apply Install Arguments To Dependencies  - Should install arguments be
       applied to dependent packages? Defaults to false.

     --paramsglobal, --params-global, --packageparametersglobal, --package-parameters-global, --applyparamstodependencies, --apply-params-to-dependencies, --apply-package-parameters-to-dependencies
     Apply Package Parameters To Dependencies  - Should package parameters be
       applied to dependent packages? Defaults to false.

     --allowdowngrade, --allow-downgrade
     AllowDowngrade - Should an attempt at downgrading be allowed? Defaults
       to false.

 -m, --sxs, --sidebyside, --side-by-side, --allowmultiple, --allow-multiple, --allowmultipleversions, --allow-multiple-versions
     AllowMultipleVersions - Should multiple versions of a package be
       installed? Defaults to false.

 -i, --ignoredependencies, --ignore-dependencies
     IgnoreDependencies - Ignore dependencies when upgrading package(s).
       Defaults to false.

 -n, --skippowershell, --skip-powershell, --skipscripts, --skip-scripts, --skip-automation-scripts
     Skip Powershell - Do not run chocolateyInstall.ps1. Defaults to false.

     --failonunfound, --fail-on-unfound
     Fail On Unfound Packages - If a package is not found in sources
       specified, fail instead of warn.

     --ignore-unfound
     Ignore Unfound Packages - Ignore packages that are not found on the
       sources used (or the defaults). Overrides the default feature
       'ignoreUnfoundPackagesOnUpgradeOutdated' set to 'False'. Available in -
       0.10.9+.

     --failonnotinstalled, --fail-on-not-installed
     Fail On Non-installed Packages - If a package is not already installed,
       fail instead of installing.

 -u, --user=VALUE
     User - used with authenticated feeds. Defaults to empty.

 -p, --password=VALUE
     Password - the user's password to the source. Defaults to empty.

     --cert=VALUE
     Client certificate - PFX pathname for an x509 authenticated feeds.
       Defaults to empty. Available in 0.9.10+.

     --cp, --certpassword=VALUE
     Certificate Password - the client certificate's password to the source.
       Defaults to empty. Available in 0.9.10+.

     --ignorechecksum, --ignore-checksum, --ignorechecksums, --ignore-checksums
     IgnoreChecksums - Ignore checksums provided by the package. Overrides
       the default feature 'checksumFiles' set to 'True'. Available in 0.9.9.9+.

     --allowemptychecksum, --allowemptychecksums, --allow-empty-checksums
     Allow Empty Checksums - Allow packages to have empty/missing checksums
       for downloaded resources from non-secure locations (HTTP, FTP). Use this
       switch is not recommended if using sources that download resources from
       the internet. Overrides the default feature 'allowEmptyChecksums' set to
       'False'. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --allowemptychecksumsecure, --allowemptychecksumssecure, --allow-empty-checksums-secure
     Allow Empty Checksums Secure - Allow packages to have empty checksums
       for downloaded resources from secure locations (HTTPS). Overrides the
       default feature 'allowEmptyChecksumsSecure' set to 'True'. Available in
       0.10.0+.

     --requirechecksum, --requirechecksums, --require-checksums
     Require Checksums - Requires packages to have checksums for downloaded
       resources (both non-secure and secure). Overrides the default feature
       'allowEmptyChecksums' set to 'False' and 'allowEmptyChecksumsSecure' set
       to 'True'. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --checksum, --downloadchecksum, --download-checksum=VALUE
     Download Checksum - a user provided checksum for downloaded resources
       for the package. Overrides the package checksum (if it has one).
       Defaults to empty. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --checksum64, --checksumx64, --downloadchecksumx64, --download-checksum-x64=VALUE
     Download Checksum 64bit - a user provided checksum for 64bit downloaded
       resources for the package. Overrides the package 64-bit checksum (if it
       has one). Defaults to same as Download Checksum. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --checksumtype, --checksum-type, --downloadchecksumtype, --download-checksum-type=VALUE
     Download Checksum Type - a user provided checksum type. Overrides the
       package checksum type (if it has one). Used in conjunction with Download
       Checksum. Available values are 'md5', 'sha1', 'sha256' or 'sha512'.
       Defaults to 'md5'. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --checksumtype64, --checksumtypex64, --checksum-type-x64, --downloadchecksumtypex64, --download-checksum-type-x64=VALUE
     Download Checksum Type 64bit - a user provided checksum for 64bit
       downloaded resources for the package. Overrides the package 64-bit
       checksum (if it has one). Used in conjunction with Download Checksum
       64bit. Available values are 'md5', 'sha1', 'sha256' or 'sha512'.
       Defaults to same as Download Checksum Type. Available in 0.10.0+.

     --ignorepackagecodes, --ignorepackageexitcodes, --ignore-package-codes, --ignore-package-exit-codes
     IgnorePackageExitCodes - Exit with a 0 for success and 1 for non-succes-
       s, no matter what package scripts provide for exit codes. Overrides the
       default feature 'usePackageExitCodes' set to 'True'. Available in 0.-
       9.10+.

     --usepackagecodes, --usepackageexitcodes, --use-package-codes, --use-package-exit-codes
     UsePackageExitCodes - Package scripts can provide exit codes. Use those
       for choco's exit code when non-zero (this value can come from a
       dependency package). Chocolatey defines valid exit codes as 0, 1605,
       1614, 1641, 3010. Overrides the default feature 'usePackageExitCodes'
       set to 'True'. Available in 0.9.10+.

     --except=VALUE
     Except - a comma-separated list of package names that should not be
       upgraded when upgrading 'all'. Defaults to empty. Available in 0.9.10+.

     --stoponfirstfailure, --stop-on-first-failure, --stop-on-first-package-failure
     Stop On First Package Failure - stop running install, upgrade or
       uninstall on first package failure instead of continuing with others.
       Overrides the default feature 'stopOnFirstPackageFailure' set to 'False-
       '. Available in 0.10.4+.

     --skip-if-not-installed, --only-upgrade-installed, --skip-when-not-installed
     Skip Packages Not Installed - if a package is not installed, do not
       install it during the upgrade process. Overrides the default feature
       'skipPackageUpgradesWhenNotInstalled' set to 'False'. Available in 0.1-
       0.12+.

     --install-if-not-installed
     Install Missing Packages When Not Installed - if a package is not
       installed, install it as part of running upgrade (typically default
       behavior). Overrides the default feature
       'skipPackageUpgradesWhenNotInstalled' set to 'False'. Available in 0.1-
       0.12+.

     --exclude-pre, --exclude-prerelease, --exclude-prereleases
     Exclude Prerelease - Should prerelease be ignored for upgrades? Will be
       ignored if you pass `--pre`. Available in 0.10.4+.

     --userememberedargs, --userememberedarguments, --userememberedoptions, --use-remembered-args, --use-remembered-arguments, --use-remembered-options
     Use Remembered Options for Upgrade - use the arguments and options used
       during install for upgrade. Does not override arguments being passed at
       runtime. Overrides the default feature
       'useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades' set to 'False'. Available in 0.10.4+.

     --ignorerememberedargs, --ignorerememberedarguments, --ignorerememberedoptions, --ignore-remembered-args, --ignore-remembered-arguments, --ignore-remembered-options
     Ignore Remembered Options for Upgrade - ignore the arguments and options
       used during install for upgrade. Overrides the default feature
       'useRememberedArgumentsForUpgrades' set to 'False'. Available in 0.10.4+.

     --exitwhenrebootdetected, --exit-when-reboot-detected
     Exit When Reboot Detected - Stop running install, upgrade, or uninstall
       when a reboot request is detected. Requires 'usePackageExitCodes'
       feature to be turned on. Will exit with either 350 or 1604.  Overrides
       the default feature 'exitOnRebootDetected' set to 'False'.  Available in
       0.10.12+.

     --ignoredetectedreboot, --ignore-detected-reboot
     Ignore Detected Reboot - Ignore any detected reboots if found. Overrides
       the default feature 'exitOnRebootDetected' set to 'False'.  Available in
       0.10.12+.

     --sdc, --skipdownloadcache, --skip-download-cache
     Skip Download Cache - Use the original download even if a private CDN
       cache is available for a package. Overrides the default feature
       'downloadCache' set to 'True'. Available in 0.9.10+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare)
       only. See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-private-cdn

     --dc, --downloadcache, --download-cache, --use-download-cache
     Use Download Cache - Use private CDN cache if available for a package.
       Overrides the default feature 'downloadCache' set to 'True'. Available
       in 0.9.10+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only. See https://chocolate-
       y.org/docs/features-private-cdn

     --svc, --skipvirus, --skip-virus, --skipviruscheck, --skip-virus-check
     Skip Virus Check - Skip the virus check for downloaded files on this ru-
       n. Overrides the default feature 'virusCheck' set to 'True'. Available
       in 0.9.10+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only. See https://chocolate-
       y.org/docs/features-virus-check

     --virus, --viruscheck, --virus-check
     Virus Check - check downloaded files for viruses. Overrides the default
       feature 'virusCheck' set to 'True'. Available in 0.9.10+. Licensed
       editions only. See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-virus-check

     --viruspositivesmin, --virus-positives-minimum=VALUE
     Virus Check Minimum Scan Result Positives - the minimum number of scan
       result positives required to flag a package. Used when virusScannerType
       is VirusTotal. Overrides the default configuration value
       'virusCheckMinimumPositives' set to '5'. Available in 0.9.10+. Licensed
       editions only. See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-virus-check

     --install-arguments-sensitive=VALUE
     InstallArgumentsSensitive - Install Arguments to pass to the native
       installer in the package that are sensitive and you do not want logged.
       Defaults to unspecified. Available in 0.10.1+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only.

     --package-parameters-sensitive=VALUE
     PackageParametersSensitive - Package Parameters to pass the package that
       are sensitive and you do not want logged. Defaults to unspecified.
       Available in 0.10.1+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only.

     --dir, --directory, --installdir, --installdirectory, --install-dir, --install-directory=VALUE
     Install Directory Override - Override the default installation director-
       y. Chocolatey will automatically determine the type of installer and
       pass the appropriate arguments to override the install directory. The
       package must use Chocolatey install helpers and be installing an
       installer for software. Available in 0.9.10+. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only.
       See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-install-directory-override

     --bps, --maxdownloadrate, --max-download-rate, --maxdownloadbitspersecond, --max-download-bits-per-second, --maximumdownloadbitspersecond, --maximum-download-bits-per-second=VALUE
     Maximum Download Rate Bits Per Second - The maximum download rate in
       bits per second. '0' or empty means no maximum. A number means that will
       be the maximum download rate in bps. Defaults to config setting of '0'.
       Available in [licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) v1.10+ only. See https://chocolate-
       y.org/docs/features-package-throttle

     --reduce, --reduce-package-size, --deflate, --deflate-package-size
     Reducer Installed Package Size (Package Reducer) - Reduce size of the
       nupkg file to very small and remove extracted archives and installers.
       Overrides the default feature 'reduceInstalledPackageSpaceUsage' set to
       'True'. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only (version 1.12.0+). See https://chocolate-
       y.org/docs/features-package-reducer

     --no-reduce, --no-reduce-package-size, --no-deflate, --no-deflate-package-size
     Do Not Reduce Installed Package Size - Leave the nupkg and files alone
       in the package. Overrides the default feature
       'reduceInstalledPackageSpaceUsage' set to 'True'. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only
       (version 1.12.0+). See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-package-
       reducer

     --reduce-nupkg-only, --deflate-nupkg-only
     Reduce Only Nupkg File Size - reduce only the size of nupkg file when
       using Package Reducer. Overrides the default feature
       'reduceOnlyNupkgSize' set to 'False'. [Licensed editions](https://chocolatey.org/compare) only (version -
       1.12.0+). See https://chocolatey.org/docs/features-package-reducer

Command Reference

NOTE: This documentation has been automatically generated from choco upgrade -h.