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Powershell Alternative to wget or curl

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Version information

  • 1.1.0 (latest)
  • 1.0.1
  • 1.0.0
  • 0.1.5
  • 0.1.4
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.2
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released Jun 1st 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 3.x
  • Puppet >= 3.3.0
This module has been deprecated by its author since Jan 30th 2020.

The reason given was: This module has now been deprecated in favor of the puppet/archive module.

The author has suggested puppet-archive as its replacement.

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Documentation

cyberious/pget — version 1.1.0 Jun 1st 2015

#pget Build Status

####Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description
  3. Setup
  4. Usage
  5. Reference

##Overview Tired of Unix dependencies in your Windows Environment to simply download web artifacts on your servers.

##Module Description Use pget it utilizes Powershell and removes other dependencies

Begining with pget

pget{'Download puppet':
    source  => 'http://downloads.puppetlabs.com/windows/puppet-3.4.1.msi',
    target  => 'C:/software',
}

##Usage

###Authentication of your request

pget{'Download puppet':
        source   => 'http://downloads.puppetlabs.com/windows/puppet-3.4.1.msi',
        target   => 'C:/software',
        username => 'myuser',
        password => 'password1'
}

###Injecting cookie string If you need to inject a cookie or other header information you can provide that info in the headerHash parameter

pget {'Download requires Cookie and User-Agent':
    source      => 'http://crazyrobotsniffing.cookiecrying.com/fileIneed.exe',
    target      => 'd:/stage/',
    headerHash  => {
        'user-agent' =>'Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0) like Gecko',
        'Cookie'     => 'I has cookie;'
        }
}

##Parameters

####source The source file location, supports local files, http://, https://, ftp://, puppet://

####target No default value, the download target directory,

####targetfilename Desired filename, will be inferred by the source if not defined.

####username
Username to be passed

####password For usage when a credential needs to be set i.e. ftp

####timeout How long we should allow the download to take before timing out and exiting process, default 300

####headerHash Hash containing header information such as user-agent, cookie and others, directly passed to #C

####overwrite Whether to force the download even if file already exists

##Reference WebClient API