Chef Infra Client 17.10.0 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 17.10.0 of Chef Infra Client.


  • PENDING: Updated Chef Infra Client to set/retrieve certificates from the Windows certificate store (#12426).
  • Added support to move the client.pem file to secure storage (#12518).


  • The chef_client_config resource will now create directories defined in the properties if they don't exist (#12416).

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue when specifying a package version when using the yum_package resource (#12657).
  • Fixed an issue where the subscribes notification would silently ignore an incorrectly formatted resource name (#12525).
  • Fixed an issue where the archive_file resource would fail to find archive files on CentOS 7.x (#12552).

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 17.10.0

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

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chef -v 17.10.0
# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex