Chef Workstation 22.4.861 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 22.4.861 of Chef Workstation.


  • train-winrm added the option to allow SSL connection with certificates. In this case, the password is not required.
  • chef env now runs faster on all OSes, especially on Windows.
  • knife supermarket commands are now additionally available to execute as chef supermarket. This is a preview feature.

Chef Infra Client 17.10.0

Updated Chef Infra Client from 17.9.52 to 17.10.0. See the Chef Infra Client release notes for a complete list of new features and updates.

Test Kitchen Updates

  • kitchen-vcenter now supports adding a new network interface to the VM being cloned.
  • kitchen-vcenter now works on Windows platforms.
  • kitchen-azurerm introduces a new parameter store_deployment_credentials_in_state that defaults to true. Thanks @jasonwbarnett!

Chef InSpec 4.56.19

Updated Chef InSpec 4.52.9 to 4.56.19. See the Chef InSpec release notes for a complete list of new features and updates.

Bug Fixes

  • The parameter default_chef_server_http_client is now set when used with CookbookOmnifetch. Thanks @karmix!
  • kitchen-azurerm has temporarily disabled support for specifying a VM availability zone. This allows kitchen create to run successfully when the availability zone is not configured.

Get the Build

If you are running the Chef Workstation toolbar application you can download this version from the menu after the app next update check. You can also download binaries directly from

As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to contact us directly or share your email. Thanks for using Chef Workstation!