Chef server image in Docker?

Is there an officially sanctioned chef server Docker image?

Hard to tell from

There is not. Chef Server uses a number of pieces that don’t really cope well with Docker as a runtime environment. It could be done, but no one has put in the hours. If you want to go the Docker route, I would look at Goiardi instead as a starting point.

Actually, there is a really good one:
I am already using it in production in a smaller company with only about 100 Servers to manage. But it works quite well. The Docker image is hosted at and there also is a pull request with the changes needed for Chef Manage and the other plugins.

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