[Pre-Release Announcement] Native 64-bit Windows Chef Client

Ohai Chefs!

I’m happy to announce that this morning we are making available a pre-release of a native 64-bit version of the Windows Chef Client.

Highlights of this release include:

  • Usage of 64-bit Ruby platform
  • Resolution of potential issues related to Windows SysWow64 redirection
  • MSI marked as 64-bit for usage with Windows tools
  • Faster installer performance

Please see the following blog post with more details on how to download the pre-release and provide feedback.

Thanks, and enjoy!

Salim Alam
Principal Software Engineer
Chef Software, Inc

Excellent work, very happy to see this progress!

Can’t wait for the windows chefdk to include this :wink: