Meeting Notes for August 18 2022

Below are the meeting notes for this week's Community Meeting, a text-based meeting held weekly in #community-meetings on our community slack, which you can join:


Kiah shared

Not much to report today from a content perspective.

Just a quick reminder that ChefConf '22 is fully virtual and it's in 25 days! Grab your FREE passes today!

I want to extend a special thank you to everyone who nominated an Awesome Chef. We have officially closed nominations and will be tallying up our winners over the next few days. We'll announce them via live stream on the final day of ChefConf!

This week’s releases

Chef Automate

Kiah shared

Automate version 4.2.59 Released! This release contains quite a few compliance profile updates.


Chef Automate

Ankur Mundhra shared

Hello community

Highlights of this week include:

  • Improved node name search on compliance report to not be case sensitive
  • Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP 5 is now supported with Automate HA
  • Upgraded Habitat version to 1.6.521
  • Compliance profiles update: CIS Oracle profiles, MSSQL Server 2016 profiles, Windows Server 2016 & 2022 profiles, STIG Ubuntu 20.x profiles and more
  • Fixed a bug to delink multiple controls with same name under different profiles
  • Fixed a bug to ensure that correct date range are being passed to backend APIs from compliance reporting view

Team Automate

Chef Inspec

cwolfe shared

Chef InSpec team:

  • Mainly working on ChefConf presentations
  • Work on scanning container registries
  • Work on scanning Kubernetes cluster containers
  • Research into OpenShift

Chef Workstation

Vikram Karve shared

Hi All! Here is what Workstation, Community Tools & Omnibus folks are working on

  • Workstation UI- Locally running REST API service ready. Now securing & implementing the API for cookbook actions.
  • Workstation UI- Developing screens based on UX mockup
  • The Omnibus folks are have made some headway in universal mac package, one approach seems to work. Validating same.

Sous Chefs

ramereth shared

Hello from Sous Chefs!

Here's the list of new releases in the past week:

  • percona - 3.2.0

  • Remove myisam_repair_threads for < 5.7 as it's been deprecated

  • Remove delivery and move to calling RSpec directly via a reusable workflow

  • Update tested platforms

  • Add support to Alma Linux & Rocky Linux

  • Update default encoding when using 8.0 to utf8mb3 to fix idempotency issues

  • Fix management of server my.cnf

  • Set manage_symlink_source to false and set force_unlink to true to fix idempotency on Debian based systems

  • Fix issue when testing on Debian dokken images by removing mailutils (and thus mysql-common)

  • redisio - 6.2.3: Fix grammar in, Use latest instead of current channel with dokken

  • redisio - 6.2.4: Fix systemd entry to ensure listening on all network interfaces

See you next week!

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