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This package was approved by moderator ferventcoder on 1/3/2015.

ApacheDS is a LDAP and Kerberos server. It is possible to connect to this server by using Apache Directory Studio and connecting to localhost port 10389, username uid=admin,ou=system and password secret.

Optional installation commands:

Issue -packageparameters '"/InstallLocation=C:\Path\to\installationdirectory"' to overwrite the default installation directory, e.g. choco install apacheds -packageparameters '"/InstallLocation=C:\temp"' extracts the package in C:\temp.

Bugs and Features:

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To install ApacheDS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install apacheds

To upgrade ApacheDS, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade apacheds


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'apacheds'
    $Url = ''
    $global:installLocation = "C:\ApacheDS"
    $checksum = '03c5015bb9a59b9b2e560db7e331d794'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    if(!$PSScriptRoot){ $PSScriptRoot = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path -Parent }
    . "$PSScriptRoot\OverwriteParameters030.ps1"
    . "$PSScriptRoot\Install-ChocolateyService030.ps1"
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage "$packageName" "$Url" "$global:installLocation" -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType "$checksumType"
    $packageVersion = (gci "$global:installLocation\apacheds-*\").FullName -replace ".*apacheds-" | sort -Descending | Select -first 1
    $apachedsHome = "${global:installLocation}\apacheds-${packageVersion}"
    Install-ChocolateyService030 "apacheds" "ApacheDS" "nssm install ApacheDS `"java`" -jar `"${apachedsHome}\lib\apacheds-service-${packageVersion}.jar`" `"${apachedsHome}\instances\default-$packageVersion`"" "10389"
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'apacheds'
    if(!$PSScriptRoot){ $PSScriptRoot = Split-Path $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Path -Parent }
    . "$PSScriptRoot\Install-ChocolateyService030.ps1"
    . "$PSScriptRoot\Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage030.ps1"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyService030 "$packageName"
    Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage030 "$packageName"
  • tools\Install-ChocolateyService030.ps1 Show
    function Install-ChocolateyService030 {
        Installs a service
        This will install a service
        .PARAMETER PackageName
        The name of the package for whom the service will be installed.
        .PARAMETER ServiceName
        The name of service which will be used to install and start the service.
        .PARAMETER CreateServiceCommand
        The command which installs the service.
        .PARAMETER AvailablePort (OPTIONAL)
            The port which needs to be available in order to start the service.
            Install-ChocolateyService030 'PACKAGE_NAME' 'SERVICE_NAME' 'INSTALL_COMMAND' 'PORT'
            Install-ChocolateyService030 "dcm4chee" "DCM4CHEE" "nssm install DCM4CHEE `"java`" -jar `"%DCM4CHEE_HOME%/bin/run.jar"`" "8090"
            Install-ChocolateyService030 "postgresqlzip" "PostgreSQL" "pg_ctl register -N `"PostgreSQL`" -U `"LocalSystem`" -w" "5432"
            Install-ChocolateyService030 "apacheds" "ApacheDS" "nssm install ApacheDS `"java`" -jar `"%APACHEDS_HOME%/lib/apacheds-service-${version}.jar`" `"%APACHEDS_HOME%/instances/default`"" "10389"
            Install-ChocolateyService030 "test" "test" "nssm install test `"$testDirectory\testService.bat`""
            This helper reduces the number of lines one would have to write to install a service to 1 line.
            This method has error handling built into it.
                [string] $packageName,
                [string] $serviceName,
                [string] $createServiceCommand,
                [int] $availablePort
            Write-debug "Running 'Install-ChocolateyService030' for $packageName with serviceName:`'$serviceName`', createServiceCommand: `'$createServiceCommand`', availablePort: `'$availablePort`' ";
        if (!$packageName) {
            Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "Missing PackageName input parameter."
        if (!$serviceName) {
            Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "Missing ServiceName input parameter."
        if (!$createServiceCommand) {
            Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "Missing CreateServiceCommand input parameter."
            Uninstall-ChocolateyService030 -serviceName "$serviceName"
        if ($availablePort -and (Get-StatePort)) {
            Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "$availablePort is in LISTENING state and not available."
        try {
            Write-Host "$packageName service will be installed"
            iex $createServiceCommand
        } catch {
        Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "The createServiceCommand is incorrect: '$_'."
    if (Get-ServiceExistence030) {
            Write-Host "$packageName service will be started"
            for ($i=0;$i -lt 12; $i++) {
                $serviceStatus = Get-Service -Name $serviceName
                                 start-service $serviceName
                if (($serviceStatus.Status -eq "running") -and (Get-StatePort)) {
                    Write-Host "$packageName service has been started"
                } else {
                    Write-Host "$packageName service cannot be started. Attempt $i to start the service."
                if ($i -eq 11) {
                    Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "service $serviceName cannot be started."
                    Start-Sleep -s 10
        } else {
            Write-ChocolateyFailure "Install-ChocolateyService030" "service $serviceName does not exist."
    function Get-ServiceExistence030 {
            [string] $serviceName = $serviceName
        Get-WmiObject -Class Win32_Service -Filter "Name='$serviceName'"
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyService030 {
            [string] $serviceName = $serviceName
        $service = Get-ServiceExistence030 -serviceName $serviceName
        if ($service) {
            Write-Host "$serviceName service already exists and will be removed"
            stop-service $serviceName
    function Get-StatePort {
        return Get-NetTCPConnection -State Listen | Where-Object {$_.LocalAddress -match "::|" -and $_.LocalPort -eq "$availablePort"}
  • tools\OverwriteParameters030.ps1 Show
    function OverwriteParameters030 {
    	$arguments = @{};
    	$packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters;
    	if($packageParameters) {
    		$MATCH_PATTERN = "/([a-zA-Z]+)=([`"'])?(.*)([`"'])?"
    		$VALUE_INDEX = 3
    		if($packageParameters -match $MATCH_PATTERN){
    			$results = $packageParameters | Select-String $MATCH_PATTERN -AllMatches 
    			$results.matches | % { 
    		if($arguments.ContainsKey("InstallLocation")) {
    			$global:installLocation = $arguments["InstallLocation"];
    			Write-Host "Value variable installLocation changed to $global:installLocation"
  • tools\Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage030.ps1 Show
    function Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage030 {
      [string] $packageName
    	if(!$packageName) {
    		Write-ChocolateyFailure "Uninstall-ChocolateyZipPackage030" "Missing PackageName input parameter."
    	ChildItem "$env:ChocolateyInstall\lib\${packageName}.*" -Recurse -Filter "${packageName}" | 
    	ForEach-Object{ $installLocation = (Get-Content $_.FullName | Select-Object -First 1);
    		if (("$installLocation" -match "${packageName}|adt-bundle-windows-x86_64") -and (Test-Path -Path "$installLocation")) {
    			Write-Host "Uninstalling by removing directory $installLocation";
    			Remove-Item -Recurse -Force "$installLocation"

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