Automate 2 version 20210629161835 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20210629161835 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • The Chef Automate allows you to add Disclosure Text to the login page. (#5106)
  • You can add a Banner or a warning message across the Chef Automate Interface. (#5106)
  • You can now check all the Policy Files from Chef Infra Server. Navigate to the Policy files tab: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > Policyfiles. (#5277)


  • In the Chef Infra Server, the Create and Save buttons get enabled only when you are done and ready to save. (#5276)
  • A subscription id is added in Node Integration for Azure API in Settings > Node Integration > Azure > API (#5291)
  • We have made various changes like button alignment and unnecessary spaces to improve your user experience while working on Chef Automate Interface.

Compliance Profile Updates

  • Compliance profiles are updated to version 1.0.0/20210625122945, which includes the following profile (#5292)

Bug Fix - CentOS 8 v1.0.0

Bug Fixes

  • Removed the ability to change the data bag id on the Edit Data Bag model. (#5249)
  • Fixed extra node creation in Chef Automate Interface while running Node Scans. (#5290)


Security Updates

The node modules are updated to fix the following CVE issues:

Chef Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version: 1.6.181/20201030172917
  • Chef Habitat Builder version: 8997/20200812161534
  • Chef Infra Server version: 14.4.4/20210520120637
  • Chef InSpec version: 4.24.32/20210112215549

Service Versions

This release uses:

  • Postgres: 9.6.11
  • ElasticSearch: 6.8.14
  • Nginx: 1.19.2
  • Haproxy: 2.2.2

View the package manifest for the latest release.

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!