Automate 2 version 20200831163517 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20200831163517 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • Moving Day: The Chef Automate documentation has a new URL -- -- and the same design as the rest of our Chef documentation. You can still make pull requests for documentation changes in the Chef Automate repository, but the documentation directory has changed to
  • FYI: Lightweight Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) for Chef Habitat Builder is now here! Learn more about RBAC implementation. (#4269)


  • Sunshine: See public packages under a public origin for Chef Habitat Builder with no browser-based authentication required. (#4269)
  • Expanded Horizons: Chef Infra Server included with Chef Automate now supports a wider range of TLS certificates when configured to send data collector data to an external Chef Automate server. (#4279)

Bug Fixes

  • New Location: data-feed-service moved from port 14001 to 10501 to be within our recommended ephemeral port range. (#4171)

Chef Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version 1.6.56/20200618202635
  • Chef Habitat Builder API version 20200812161534
  • Chef Infra Server version 14.0.25/20200828081545
  • Chef InSpec version 4.22.8/20200804103652

How to Upgrade

By default Chef Automate 2 will automatically upgrade to this new version. If you have disabled automatic upgrades you can manually initiate an upgrade by running:

chef-automate upgrade run

As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to contact us directly or share your feedback online. Thanks for using Chef Automate 2!