Automate 2 version 20210907035717 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20210907035717 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • You can now check the details of Runlist Dependencies in the Policyfiles details page. Navigate to the Policyfile tab: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > Policyfiles > PolicyFile > Runlist (#5619)
  • You can now view the Details of the Nodes a Policy Group is associated with. Navigate to the Policy Group: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > policygroups > PolicyGroup > Node (#5630)


  • Chef Automate will now validate the availability of Chef Infra Server while adding. (#5643)
  • We've made the navigation to the ServiceNow integration docs more intuitive. Find them on by navigating to Chef Automate > Integrations > ServiceNow

Compliance Profile Updates

Compliance profiles are updated to version 1.0.0/20210902061132, which includes the following profile changes:

CentOS 6 IPV6 fixes
Centos 6 control 6.2.6 Ensure root path fix
CentOS 7 IPV6 fixes
Centos 7 control 6.2.6 Ensure root path fix
Centos 8 Boot loader EFI fix
CentOS 8 - test to ensure base chains exist updated
RHEL 7 v2.2.0 IPV6 fixes
RHEL 6 IPV6 fixes
RHEL 7 v2.1.1 IPV6 fixes
Ubuntu 16.04 IPV6 fixes
CIS Ubuntu 20.04 v1.0.0
Stig windows server 2019 v1.1.0 few controls with incorrect logic updated

Bug Fixes

  • Chef Automate now gets updated in Roles without description getting validated in Chef Infra Server. (#5648)


Security Updates

(examples: dependency updates, CVE fixes)

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!