Chef Infra Client 16.2.50 Released!

Hey everyone,

We have a small release of Chef Infra Client with a few import updates and fixes for users:

  • Correctly identify the new macOS Big Sur (11.0) beta as platform mac_os_x.
  • Fix knife config use-profile to fail if an invalid profile is provided.
  • Fix failures running the windows_security_policy resource.
  • Update InSpec from 4.20.6 to 4.20.10.

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 16.2.50

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

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chef -v 16.2.50

# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex; install -project chef -version 16.2.50

If you want to give this version a spin in Test Kitchen, create or add the following to your kitchen.yml file:

  product_name: chef
  product_version: 16.2.50