Meeting Notes for Oct 20th, 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

Hey folks! Thanks for joining me for another community meeting.

Let’s kick things off with a few updates from DevRel:If you’re looking for some good reading check out our latest blog post: New in Cloud Security: Parallelism and Suggestions for Cloud Security Posture Management

Special thanks to all who joined our second Community Advisory Council meeting last week. It was great to share what events and initiatives are coming down the pipeline, hear your feedback, and see your faces.

It’s not too late to become involved with the Community Advisory Council. Our next meeting is Thursday Nov 10th at 1pm ET. Feel free to join the #community-advisory-council channel for more information.

And while we're on the subject, here's the recording for last weeks meeting

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No releases this week


Chef Automate

Ankur Mundhra shared

Hello community

Highlights of this week include:

  • Development work is complete to enhance compliance reporting APIs
  • Added a new CLI command to check the status of compliance index migration
  • Improved logic to handle ingestion and migration of node data together for enhanced compliance reporting
  • Updated hardware requirements calculator for Automate HA need

Team Automate

Chef Infra Client

Thomas Powell shared

Chef Infra Client

  • Currently looking into the FIPS issue for Chef 18. We'll be ready to GA after the fix of the FIPS issue and merge of the rest-client PR. All other community PRs will wait until after the GA release.
  • Working on applying build fixes for Chef 17 and 16 for that community PRs can be merged.

Chef Inspec

cwolfe shared

Not a lot to say this week. The team continues to work on an internal project. We have identified a pair of problems with our omnibus pipeline that is delaying an inspec release at the moment, and are currently investigating that. Also lots of CI work and PR cleanup.

Sous Chefs

ramereth shared

Hello from Sous Chefs!

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

  • cinc-omnibus - 1.0.0

  • Initial release focused on Linux platforms

  • Based upon original omnibus cookbook

  • cinc-omnibus - 1.0.1: Create symlink for mkdir for Debian on ARM

  • git - 11.1.2: Fix package name for smartos/omnios

Cinc Updates

ramereth shared

Hello from the Cinc Project!

  • Released cinc-omnibus cookbook to Sous Chefs

  • Updated all of our omnibus docker images to use cookbook and use latest omnibus-toolchain

  • Added images for EL9 and Amazon Linux 2022

  • Started working on testing Cinc Client 18 builds, along with adding MacOS 12 native binaries

  • Working through a few misc build issues

  • Workstation

  • Will work on a new build this week now that our images are up to date

See you next week!

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