Chef Infra Client 16.17.51 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 16.17.51 of Chef Infra Client.


  • Updated the bundled version of OpenSSL on macOS to 1.1.1m to resolve minor bugs.
  • Updated the bundled cacerts file to the 2022-02-01 release with new certificates.
  • Resolved installation failures on older releases of Solaris 11.3

Get the Build

As always, you can download binaries directly from or by using the mixlib-install command-line utility:

$ mixlib-install download chef -v 16.17.51

Alternatively, you can install Chef Infra Client using one of the following command options:

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chef -v 16.17.51
# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex