Automate version 4.3.0 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 4.3.0 of Chef Automate.

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New Features

  • Disaster Recovery setup documentation for On-Prem deployment of Automate HA. (#7425)
  • Documented steps to add/remove/replace nodes in the existing Automate HA cluster. (#7406)


  • Updated contextual CLI messages for a seamless upgrade journey. (#7377)
  • Copying ElasticSearch configuration to equivalent OpenSearch configuration. (#7377)
  • Better disk space detection and improved shard allocation. (#7377)
  • Auto-deletion of old indexes which are no longer required. (#7377)
  • Auto-correction of old AWS S3 URL pattern for S3 backup. (#7377)
  • Added habitat package to ensure that knife-ec-backup can be performed on an air-gapped bundle and is available in the manifest file. (#7424)
  • Automation of backup configuration during On-Prem Deployment. (#7410)

Compliance Profile Updates

Compliance profiles are updated to version 1.11.1/20220809102847, which includes the new and improved profiles for:

  • CIS MS Office 365 v1.4.0.
  • CIS Microsoft Windows 2022 v1.0.0.
  • CIS Oracle Linux 8 v2.0.0.
  • CIS GKE v1.2.0.
  • CIS Rocky Linux v1.0.0.
  • STIG Ubuntu 20.04 v1R2.

This update also includes fixes for:

  • CIS RHEL8 v2.0.0 control 6.2.7.
  • CIS Windows Server 2012 v2.5.0 few controls title correction.
  • CIS SQL Server 2019 v1.2.0 removes non ASCII characters from the title.

Bug Fixes

  • Better handle mismatch of controls and empty keys in the compliance report. (#7379)
  • Reduced failure possibility of data-collector API by ensuring that token is added to member policy.
  • Improved search capability on client run reports to support node name search with ".". (#7437)
  • Fixed a bug related to using AWS S3 bucket access and secret key while deploying HA on AWS infrastructure. (#7453)
  • Fixed a bug related to Restore of Automate HA for Non-S3 Backup object store. (#7446)


Security Improvements

(examples: new security configurations)

  • Content security policy headers (CSP headers) are added to Automate APIs (#7458)

Security Updates

(examples: dependency updates, CVE fixes)

Chef Packaged Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version: 1.6.521/20220603154827
  • Chef Habitat Builder version: 9978/20211221122808
  • Chef Infra Server version: 14.15.10/20220510065931
  • Chef InSpec version: 4.56.22/20220517052126

Service Versions

This release uses:

  • Postgres: 13.5
  • OpenSearch: 1.2.4
  • Nginx: 1.21.3
  • Haproxy: 2.2.18

Supported External Chef Products

This release supports the following external chef products:

  • Chef Infra Server version: 14.0.58+
  • Chef Inspec version: 4.3.2+
  • Chef Infra Client: 17.0.242+
  • Chef Habitat: 0.81+

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