[Pre-Release announcement] Chef-dk 0.18.22

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Today we announce the chef-dk 0.18.22 as our RC expected for full release on Thursday 9/22/2016. This dk has some major upgrades included:

  • Bumps the ruby version to 2.3.1 from 2.1.9
  • Includes newly released winrm 2.0 gems along with updated Test-Kitchen and mixlib-install allowing you to test cookbooks on Windows Nano Server (see the test-kitchen release announcement for more).
  • Includes a knife-windows that can run powershell commands via a scheduled task

Here are the significant gem bumps included in this release:

  • chef 12.13.37 -> 12.14.77
  • opscode-pushy-client 2.1.1 -> 2.1.2
  • berkshelf 4.3.5 -> 5.1.0
  • chef-provisioning 1.9.1 -> 2.0.1
  • chef-provisioning-aws 1.11.0 -> 2.0.0
  • chef-provisioning-azure 0.5.0 -> 0.6.0
  • chef-provisioning-fog 0.19.1 -> 0.20.0
  • chef-zero 4.9.1 -> 5.1.0
  • chefspec 4.7.0 -> 5.1.0
  • cucumber 2.4.0 (new)
  • foodcritic 7.0.1 -> 7.1.0
  • inspec 0.29.0 -> 0.35.0
  • kitchen-dokken 0.0.32 -> 1.0.0
  • kitchen-ec2 1.1.0 -> 1.2.0
  • kitchen-inspec 0.15.0 -> 0.15.1
  • knife-windows 1.5.0 -> 1.6.0
  • ohai 0.19.1 -> 0.20.0
  • test-kitchen 1.11.1 -> 1.13.0
  • winrm 1.8.1 -> 2.0.2
  • winrm-fs 0.4.3 -> 1.0.0
  • winrm-elevated 0.4.0 -> 1.0.0

You can install this chefdk now via omnitruck:

curl https://omnitruck.chef.io/install.sh | sudo bash -s -- -c current -P chefdk -v 0.18.22

or

. { iwr -useb https://omnitruck.chef.io/install.ps1 } | iex; install -channel current -project chefdk -version 0.18.22

Please report on any issues or problems you run into so that we can address them prior to release on Thursday.

Matt

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