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How to Register Package Source in PowerShell

To register a package source for a specified package provider, use the Register-PackageSource command in PowerShell.

Here, is the PowerShell command to add package source in PowerShell.

Register-PackageSource -Name <name of package source> -Location <web based location>

In this article, we will discuss how to register a package source for a specified package provider in PowerShell.

How to Add a Package Source in PowerShell

The command to add a package source for a specified package provider is Register-PackageSource. Package sources are always managed by a package provider.

Register-PackageSource -Name MyNuGet -Location https://www.nuget.org/api/v2 -ProviderName NuGet

In the above PowerShell script, the Register-PackageSource command uses the Name parameter to specify the name MyNuGet and the web-based Location for the NuGet provider.

The output of the above PowerShell script adds a package source for the NuGet provider on the local computer.

Register-PackageSource -Name MyNuGet -Location https://www.nuget.org/api/v2 -ProviderName NuGet

Name          ProviderName     IsTrusted  Location
----          ------------     ---------  --------
MyNuGet       NuGet            False      https://www.nuget.org/api/v2

Conclusion

I hope the above article on how to register a package source for the specific provider using the PowerShell Register-PackageSource command is helpful to you.

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