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Learning Puppet for Windows Server by Fuat Ulugay

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Using Puppet and Chocolatey to update mostly used software

We learned how to use Chocolatey to install and update a software. Now, the next step is to remove some of the burden from our shoulders. I know that there are always problems with some of the updates for certain softwares. There are always new versions and new workload to fulfill.

Here is a list of softwares that we mostly need and are frequently updated. You can, of course, create your own list:

  • The Java Runtime environment
  • Adobe Reader
  • The Flash Player plugin
  • The Flash Player plugin activex
  • Firefox
  • Chrome
  • iTunes
  • 7-Zip

After creating the list of softwares, our next step is to check https://chocolatey.org/ and find their package names:

  • The Java Runtime environment: javaruntime
  • Adobe Reader: adobereader ...

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