ChefDK 1.4.3 Released!

Hello Chefs!

We’re happy to announce the release of ChefDK v1.4.3! With this release we have corrected the regressions introduced in the ChefDK 1.4.1 release.

Release Highlights


InSpec has been updated to 1.25.1 with the following new functionality:

  • Consistent hashing for InSpec profiles
  • Add platform info to json formatter
  • Allow mysql_session to test databases on different hosts
  • Add an oracledb_session resource
  • Support new Chef Automate compliance backend
  • Add command-line completions for fish shell

This release of InSpec also resolves defect 1840.

Notable Updated Gems

cookstyle 1.3.0 -> 1.3.1 (Changelog)

Get the Build

As always, you can download binaries directly from or by using the new mixlib-install command line utility available in ChefDK 0.19.6 or greater.

$ mixlib-install download chefdk -v 1.4.3

Alternatively, you can install ChefDK using one of the following command options:

In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chefdk -v 1.4.3

In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex; install -project chefdk -version 1.4.3

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

  product_name: chefdk
  product_version: 1.4.3