Chef Management Console 1.21.0 Released

Manage 1.21.0 is now available from the [Chef downloads site](https://downloads.chef.io/chef-manage/). This release fixes a bug with password resets returning a 500 ([see the issue here](https://github.com/chef/chef-manage-issues/issues/99)) that was introduced in Manage 1.19.0. It also adds a configurable session timeout setting (`session_timeout_absolute`) independent of the previous activity-based session timeout setting that will log users out after a […]

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Chef Management Console 1.20.1 Release

Manage 1.20.1 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This release fixes a bug where unsolvable cookbook constraints led to unlimited queries against the Chef server in an infinite loop. This would cause high CPU usage on the workstation and increased queries against the server. For full details, see the issue report here. A full […]

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Chef Management Console 1.20.0 Release

Manage 1.20.0 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This release fixes the bug discovered in the previous 1.19.0 release. It is now possible to set the “`org_creation_enabled“` setting in manage.rb to turn off org creation from within Manage. For full details, see the Chef docs here. While the primary driver of this release […]

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Chef Management Console 1.19.0 Release

Update 2: The Manage 1.20.0 release, which fixes the “`org_creation_enabled“` bug, is now available. Full details here: http://chefio.wpengine.com/2015/08/07/chef-management-console-1-20-0-release/ Update: There is a bug in this release where the “`org_creation_enabled“` setting will not be applied properly when Manage is reconfigured. We are sorry we missed this in our testing and are working to remedy it with […]

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Chef Management Console 1.18.0 Release

Manage 1.18.0 is now available from the Chef download site. With this release Manage will now respect the “`strict_search_result_acls“` setting if it is set on the Chef server. When this setting is enabled the Chef server search functionality does ACL permission checking before returning results. This means Manage no longer has to do this checking […]

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Security Releases: Chef Server 12, Enterprise Chef 11, Chef Manage

Ohai Chefs! Today we have releases of Chef Server 12.1.0, Enterprise Chef Server 11.3.2, and Chef Manage 1.17.0 which contain the following security updates: Redis 2.8.21 This update addresses CVE-2015-4335, a remote code execution vulnerability in Redis. We recommend that users of Chef Manage and of Chef Server in HA or Tiered topologies update as […]

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Chef Management Console 1.13.0 Release

Manage 1.13.0 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This release adds a `session_timeout` setting that lets you force users’ sessions to end after a specified number of minutes. See the manage.rb documentation for all available settings. As always you can see the public changelog on hosted Chef at https://manage.chef.io/changelog.

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