Chef Compliance 1.6.8 Released

Chef Compliance 1.6.8 is now available from the Chef downloads site. This is a minor release update which is recommended for all users of Chef Compliance. Here are the enhancements and bug fixes included in this release:


  • Added additional CIS profiles for Windows 7, 8, 10, 2012, 2012R2, translated from SCAP content.

  • Includes InSpec 1.1.0 with numerous improvements and fixes. Blog post detailing the InSpec 1.0 release. This provides dependency management, which supports profile customization through overlay profiles and custom resources.

    Note: Uploaded profiles cannot depend on profiles stored in Chef Compliance at the moment. We will support this in a future release.

Fixed bugs:

  • InSpec’s registry_key returns exists for missing keys
  • require_controls in InSpec profile includes all controls from the named
  • Package Resource isn’t searching 64-bit Registry Hives

Upgrade instructions for Chef Compliance are found here.

Thanks for using Chef Compliance. Cheers!

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