Automate 2 version 20210813114337 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20210813114337 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • You can now check the Included Policies, Cookbook Dependencies and Revisions in the Policyfiles details page. Navigate to the Policyfile tab: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > Policyfiles > PolicyFile (#5398)
  • You can view and search the list of Policy Group on the Policy Groups page. Navigate to the Policy Groups tab: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > Policy Groups (#5409)
  • Local Chef Automate users can set the Time Format across the Automate UI by setting it from: Profile > Time Format. (#5378)


  • Data feed service can now process 50k+ nodes in a given feed.

Compliance Profile Updates

  • Compliance profiles are updated to version 1.0.0/20210806131012, which includes the following profile changes: (#5406)

Bootloader permission check for CIS CentOS Linux 8 ver-1.0.0
CIS windows 10 enterprise 1909 v1.8.1
Update azure-inspec version for azure foundation profile
Ensure no unconfined services exist fails to check for unconfined_service_t

Bug Fixes

  • The filtering out nodes using tags for Azure VMs in scan Job -> Create Job page is fixed. (#5355)
  • The frequent logouts for /refresh api failures has been fixed. (#5395)
  • The serial number for windows platform will be fetched correctly. (#5445)


Security Improvements

(examples: new security configurations)

  • CVE-2021-23362 - updated hosted-git-info to 2.8.9
  • Upgrade prismjs to version 1.24.0
  • CWE-1333 - updated addressable to 2.8.0
  • Upgrade the tar version to 3.2.3

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!