Chef Client 12.14.60 – Escaped defects and corrective actions

Despite our normal testing and processes, the 12.14.60 release of Chef Client included a number of regressions and escaped defects (you may also call them “bugs”).  One of the defects was the yum_repository resource which was added and released in chef-client version 12.14.60. The resource was previously shipped as part of and provided by the […]

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“Shift Left” Security and Compliance Automation with InSpec and Chef

Velocity needs control to be successful. As DevOps delivers high-velocity, high-performing digital transformation for business, there is increased focus on the need for security and compliance capabilities to match. Balancing these two seemingly contradictory demands – velocity and control – is difficult. We’re excited that our launch of InSpec 1.0, and its integration with Chef […]

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Announcing InSpec 1.0 – Compliance as Code

One year ago, we released InSpec, an open-source project for infrastructure and test automation that helps companies incorporate compliance into their deployment pipelines. Today, after 70 releases, and with a great development community to support us, we are proud to announce InSpec 1.0 and the launch of inspec.io. InSpec for DevOps InSpec is primarily for […]

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Chef Server HA Beta: The best way to run Chef Server

Signups are now open for the Chef Server HA beta program! Chef Server HA 2.0 is a completely new high availability (HA) architecture designed for mission-critical performance and reliability. During the open-invite beta period, running from now until July 1st, you’ll be able to try out this new feature and provide feedback. Chef Server HA 2.0 […]

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PackageCloud Repositories Disabled, Please Migrate to packages.chef.io

As previously announced we’ve disabled our PackageCloud APT/YUM repositories for the current and stable release channels effective today. Please migrate to the equivalent packages.chef.io repository as documented on docs.chef.io. The latest versions of the apt-chef or yum-chef cookbooks will automate this repo configuration for you. The following projects have been updated to support our new […]

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Chef Compliance 1.0 Release

Chef Compliance 1.0 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This is a major release update which is recommended for all users of Chef Compliance.  We enhanced capabilities for Chef Compliance to enable automated management of compliance policies that are based on the broadly used Center for Internet Security (CIS) benchmarks. Users can now […]

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Moving release and security announcements to Discourse

The volume of posts on our blog has continued to increase as our company and community have grown. While all of the content has been awesome, we’ve received many requests for a dedicated channel about security and release announcements. Today, we’re excited to say we’ve heard you and are adding two specific communication channels to […]

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