dotnet-workload-restore - Installs workloads needed for a project or a solution.

dotnet workload restore  NAME  SYNOPSIS  DESCRIPTION  ARGUMENTS  OPTIONS  Example 

dotnet workload restore

This article applies to: ✔️ .NET 6 SDK and later versions


dotnet-workload-restore - Installs workloads needed for a project or a solution.


dotnet workload restore [<PROJECT | SOLUTION>]
    [--configfile <FILE>] [--disable-parallel]
    [--ignore-failed-sources] [--include-previews] [--interactive]
    [--no-cache] [--skip-manifest-update]
    [-s|--source <SOURCE>] [--temp-dir <PATH>] [-v|--verbosity <LEVEL>]

dotnet workload restore -?|-h|--help


The dotnet workload restore command analyzes a project or solution to determine which workloads it needs, then installs any workloads that are missing.

For more information about the dotnet workload commands, see the dotnet workload install command.



The project or solution file to install workloads for. If a file is not specified, the command searches the current directory for one.


--configfile <FILE>

The NuGet configuration file (nuget.config) to use. If specified, only the settings from this file will be used. If not specified, the hierarchy of configuration files from the current directory will be used. For more information, see Common NuGet Configurations.


Prevents restoring multiple projects in parallel.


Prints out a description of how to use the command.


Treats package source failures as warnings.


Allows prerelease workload manifests.


Allows the command to stop and wait for user input or action. For example, to complete authentication.


Prevents caching of packages and http requests.


Skip updating the workload manifests. The workload manifests define what assets and versions need to be installed for each workload.

-s|--source <SOURCE>

Specifies the URI of the NuGet package source to use. This setting overrides all of the sources specified in the nuget.config files. Multiple sources can be provided by specifying this option multiple times.

--temp-dir <PATH>

Specify the temporary directory used to download and extract NuGet packages (must be secure).

-v|--verbosity <LEVEL>

Sets the verbosity level of the command. Allowed values are q[uiet], m[inimal], n[ormal], d[etailed], and diag[nostic]. The default is minimal. For more information, see <xref:Microsoft.Build.Framework.LoggerVerbosity>.


Restore workloads needed by MyApp.csproj:

dotnet workload restore MyApp.csproj

Updated 2024-01-29 - |