Automate version 4.5.2 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 4.5.2 of Chef Automate.

Upgrade Journey

Chef lets you choose your upgrade journey based on your current version of Chef Automate. You can do all the version upgrades manually.

Your Current Version Upgrade To
Any version before 20220329091442 20220329091442
20220329091442 3.0.x
3.0.49 4.x

See the Chef Automate 4.x upgrade documentation for more information.

New Features

  • Ability to add new frontend and backend nodes for AWS deployment of Automate HA. (#7616)


  • Improved CLI message for config show command in AWS-managed DB in Automate HA. (#7644)
  • Improved CLI message while triggering file system backup from AWS Managed DB. (#7650)
  • Ability to avoid configuration of EBS volumes for backend nodes in Automate HA deployment with AWS Managed DB. (#7652)
  • Improved the console notification while deleting more than allowed nodes from Automate HA deployed environment. (#7657)
  • Chef Server updated to version 15.4.0. This version of Infra Server supports Infra Client 15.x and later versions. (#7645)
  • Root CA is now optional in config during deployment of Automate HA (#7654)

Bug Fixes

  • Fix for error encountered while fetching cookbooks for Chef Infra Server configured with policy files. (#7624)
  • Fix to avoid population of junk data in managed_rds_certificate during AWS deployment of Automate HA. (#7647)

Chef Packaged Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version: 1.6.521/20220603154827
  • Chef Habitat Builder version: 10078/20220929100217
  • Chef Infra Server version: 15.4.0/20230105061154
  • Chef InSpec version: 4.56.22/20220517052126

Service Versions

This release uses:

  • Postgres: 13.5
  • OpenSearch: 1.3.6
  • Nginx: 1.21.3
  • Haproxy: 2.2.18
  • Dex: 2.27.0

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+

Supported Framework Versions

This release is built on the following framework versions:

  • GoLang: 1.15
  • OpenJDK: 11.0.17+8
  • Angular: 11.2.6

View the package manifest for the latest release.

As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to contact us directly or share your feedback online. Thanks for using Chef Automate!