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Inedo Hub CLI Reference

Modified on July 19, 2024view on GitHub

A separate console program (hub.exe) is included with the standard GUI desktop hub. This tool supports the following commands:


Usage: hub.exe install <product>[:version] [--arg=value]...

Installs/upgrades the specified product (ProGet, BuildMaster, or Otter). If [:version] is not specified, the latest stable version is used. The [--arg=value] syntax is used to pass any of the following options:

Name Description
TargetDirectory The root install directory for the Inedo product.

Default value:
$PathCombine($SpecialWindowsPath(ProgramFiles), ProductName)
ConnectionString Connection string used to create and initialize the database schema.

no default value
UseIntegratedWebServer When true, installs a service to host the integrated web server.

default value: true
UseIIS When true, creates an app pool and site in IIS.

default value: false
DbName Name of the SQL database to use or create. This overrides any Initial Catalog specified in the connection string.

default value: ProductName
WebServerPrefixes Specifies the URL which is used by the integrated web server. Ignored if UseIntegratedWebServer is not true.

default value: http://*:8624/
ExtensionsPath Specifies the directory where user-installed product extensions will be stored.

default value: $PathCombine($SpecialWindowsPath(CommonApplicationData), ProductName, Extensions)
ExtensionsTempPath Specifies the directory where extensions are unpacked and loaded from.

default value: $PathCombine($SpecialWindowsPath(CommonApplicationData), ProductName, ExtensionsTemp)
LicenseKey If specified, this license key will be written to the database instance on installation.

no default value
UserAccount The name of the user account which will be used to run your Inedo product's services and/or IIS AppPool. It may be LocalSystem, NetworkService, or any domain/local account.

default value: NetworkService
UserPassword The password of the user account specified with the UserAccount argument. Ignored if using LocalSystem or NetworkService.

no default value
IsUpgrade When true, services and IIS settings will not be created.

default value: false

Installation Examples

hub.exe install ProGet:5.1.0 --ConnectionString="Data Source=localhost; Integrated Security=True;"


Usage: hub.exe uninstall <product>

Uninstalls the specified product.


Usage: hub.exe list

Lists the versions of each package installed, as well as the latest available versions of all products in the configured feed.


Usage: hub.exe romp <arguments for romp>

Executes the Hub Romp instance and forwards any following arguments.
This is useful primarily for troubleshooting failed installs using the romp jobs logs command.


Usage: hub.exe help [command]

Displays help for this tool generally or any specific command.