Update Package Installation

Toolcore – Update allows you to trigger the installation of a Sitecore update package on a given Sitecore instance. The service and executable will also give feedback as to the progress of the installation.


Toolcore – Update (direct download)

Sitecore Marketplace



Copy the files inside the Service folder into your website. You can move the .asmx file to a location of your choice if you don’t want it in the root.


Note: If you changed the default location of the .asmx web service then you’ll need to update the following setting in the Update.exe.config file.

<setting name="ServiceFolder" serializeAs="String">
	<value />

The following parameters can be passed to the Update.exe:

Example command line execution of a package installation.

Update.exe -p "C:\inetpub\wwwroot\MySitecoreSite\Website\UpdatePackages\Items.update" -u "http://mySitecoreSite/"

As the installation is running you will get a real time progress report until completion.