Chef InSpec 4.24.8 Released!

Hello InSpec friends!
We are delighted to announce the availability of version 4.24.8 of Chef InSpec. Changes include:

New Features

  • The Chef InSpec Omnibus package adds ed25519 SSH key support. (#5299)
  • The addition of resource_class and resource_params to the JSON Reporter output reveals specific resources used and entered parameters to users. (#5241)
  • Specify more than one platform in Chef InSpec Profiles with supported asterisk (*) wildcard use. (#5302)


  • Chef InSpec now ships with Ruby 2.7.2. Internal Ruby-related deprecation warnings are now turned off by default, but Chef InSpec-specific warnings are not turned off. (#5281)
  • The wmi resource becomes more predictable by returning arrays for wmi properties. (#5314)
  • Updated dependencies reflects the removal of Ruby 2.4 support. (#5325)

Bug Fixes

  • The grub_conf resource no longer assumes that the default config for grub2 contains menuentry lines. (#5306)
  • Accessing the home directory no longer causes an error if the HOME environment is absent. (#5317)
  • A Ruby 2.5 dependency issue that affected gem builds is fixed. (#5321)

Backward Incompatibilities

  • Ruby 2.4 is no longer supported. (#5321)

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