Meeting Notes for May 26, 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

Let’s kick things off with some updates for your educational viewing and reading pleasure:

ICYMI: Yesterday we launched our new Cloud Security Posture Management (CSPM) tool. We demoed our product, talked to a couple of our users, and recognized our amazing community. Check out the playback here.

Upcoming Livestreams:
June 1 - Habitat Office Hour (Rescheduled)
June 9 - Automate HA Open Hour (Rescheduled)Tune in on YT or Twitch

Blog Posts to Check Out:
Release Updates for Chef Infra Client 18
4 Reasons Why Chef’s MEGA Product Launch is a Must Attend Event
ChefConf '22, Progress 360, and DevReach Save the Date!
GitOps Approach to Continuous Security to Harden your CI/CD Pipeline

Events to Attend:
June 16th - Cubs game with Chef Play ball with progress chef | Chef

This week’s releases

Chef Automate

Kiah shared

Automate version 4.0.54 Released! This release comes with improved pagination, added security features, and some compliance profile updates

Chef Habitat

Kiah shared

Chef Habitat 1.6.513 Released! This release is largely a follow up to last week's core package refresh

Chef InSpec

Kiah shared

Chef InSpec 5.17.4 Released! The new zfs resource has been added in this release

Other releases

Kiah shared

Chef Supermarket 5.1.32 Released! This release updates content security policies for unblocking google analytics scripts


Chef Automate

Ankur Mundhra shared

In the current week, the team worked on:

  • Automate HA soft launch package supporting On-Prem systems has been released with Automate 4.0.54
  • Pagination support is now available for ListControl API
  • New feature to lock user on multiple failed login attempts has been added
  • Airgap bundle of latest version of Automate can now be downloaded from
  • Updated URL-parse to 1.5.10 (Solves CVE-2022-0686, CVE-2022-0691, CVE-2022-0639, CVE-2022-0512, CVE-2021-3664)
  • Updated minimize to v1.2.6 (Solves CVE-2021-44906)
  • Updated compliance profiles (Postgres 11 v1.0.0)

Chef Habitat

mwrockx shared

Hello from Habitat!
This week's updates:

  • Investigating an on-prem data migration bug when updating on-prem services
  • Investigating supervisor strategies for ARM and we are experimenting with a concept of "native packages" See

Proposal: Native Packages, enabling Supervisor service support for platforms without packages. · Issue #8501 · habitat-sh/habitat

  • Investigating supervisor census/IPC bugs in recent builds that manifest in SASS builder
  • Adding end to end tests for builder worker
  • Released new habitat (1.6.513) binaries built with refreshed core dependencies including a studio with refreshed core packages

Chef Infra Server

prajakta shared

Hello from Server.

  • Upgrade Erlang to 24+
  • Support internal Opensearch
  • AWS sigv4 update
  • Investigation of Redis-related failure
  • API design for server side secrets
  • Make oc_reporting work with external Opensearch
  • Investigation of bifrost database growth issue
  • Add testing script for cleanup_bifrost

Chef Inspec

cwolfe shared

Chef InSpec Team:

  • Fixed a bug in kitchen-inspec in which waivers were claimed to be implemented but were not.
  • Investigating a bug with the processes resource on Windows in which it does not return all processes
  • Working on setting up license_scout in inspec and train repos
  • Started work on adding resource_id support to all core resources

Chef Workstation

Vikram Karve shared

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

Ready for release

  • Updated knife-vrealize to work with vRA 8.


  • Automating the end-to-end test scenario for chef push/ install, kitchen-google plugin and knife
  • Working on a screen accessible via tray icon to update Chef Infra Settings in Workstation.
  • Working to add support for multiple networks in kitchen-vcenter.
  • Resolving a ruby gem dependency related bundle install error in Workstation build

Sous Chefs

ramereth shared

Looks like no new releases on Sous Chefs in the past week. I have been working on pushing out a fix for the git and selinux cookbook but haven't finished those yet.

Cinc Updates

ramereth shared

Hello from the Cinc Project!


  • Released 5.17.4


Other updates

See you next week!

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