Automate 2 version 20210219171521 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20210219171521 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • The updated Infrastructure tab lets you add Chef Infra Servers, giving you a comprehensive view of your Chef-managed systems.
  • Add organizations to each server.
  • View cookbooks, roles, environments, data bags, and clients for each organization.
  • Search and find roles, environments, data bag items, and clients from Chef Automate.


  • Upgraded to Ruby version 2.6 (4425).
  • Added IDs on the Project and Role pages in the Settings tab (4393).
  • Added capability to create a backup from AWS ES service to AWS S3 (4664)

Bug Fixes

  • Chef Infra Server will proxy data-collector requests to Chef Automate (internal or external) instead of localhost. (4711).
  • Chef Infra Server will startup even if the local Chef Automate instance is stopped or if the external Chef Automate fails to resolve. (4684)

Chef Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version 1.6.181/20201030172917
  • Chef Habitat Builder version 8997/20200812161534
  • Chef Infra Server version 14.0.65/20201020065137
  • Chef InSpec version 4.24.32/20210112215549

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!