Serdar Sutay

Integrating Chef Analytics with Splunk

Ohai Chefs, One of the exciting features in Chef Analytics 1.1.2 that is the ability to link Chef Analytics to Splunk. This features give you the ability to extract meaningful insights about your Chef infrastructure if you are using Splunk.

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Release: Chef Analytics 1.1.2

Ohai friends, We have just released a new version (1.1.2) of Chef Analytics to our download page. This release updates the bundled OpenSSL version inside Chef Analytics to 1.0.1.m and introduces some exciting new functionality. We will talk more about the new functionality next week in ChefConf 2015. You can download this version here: https://downloads.chef.

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Release: Chef Client 12.0.3

Ohai chefs, Today we have released a new version of Chef Client 12.0.3 which includes more bug fixes around Chef Client 11 to Chef Client 12 migration. We needed to skip version 12.0.2 since we have discovered an issue after building before releasing our final packages.

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Upcoming releases for Chef Client and Chef Development Kit

Ohai chefs, Recently we have been getting some questions about the versions of Chef Client and Chef Development Kit. I wanted to share some information about the background and the upcoming releases to shed some light into this topic.

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Release: Chef Client 12.0.1

Ohai chefs, Today we have released Chef Client 12.0.1 with some minor backwards compatibility fixes to make it easier to migrate from Chef Client 11. 12.0.0 release was done at an inconvenient time and caused unexpected upgrade errors for some of our users.

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Release: Chef Client 12.0.0

Today, we are excited to announce the availability of Chef Client 12.0.0 which complements Chef Server 12. This version introduces numerous improvements to Chef Client while retaining backwards compatibility with current versions of Chef Client and Chef Server. ## MVP This release wouldn’t be possible without the help of Chef community along the way.

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Postmortem: ohai & mixlib-shellout gem release issues

Hey chefs, On 2014/12/01 we have released a few gems in order to prepare for upcoming Chef Client 12.0.0 release. During these releases we’ve caused 2 distruptions: 1. `ohai 7.6.0` release broke gem installation of `chef 11.16.4` when using an older version of `rubygems`. 2. Yanking `mixlib-shellout 1.6.0` release from `rubygems.

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Chef Client 12.0.0 Release Candidate

Ohai chefs, We are super excited to announce the availability of the first Chef Client 12.0.0 Release Candidate that accompanies the recently released Chef Server 12 Release Candidate.

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Chef Client Release: 11.16.4

Ohai Chefs, Today we’ve made a new patch release for Chef Client: 11.16.4. This release includes security fixes and a few major bug fixes. Here is the list of changes included in this release: * Windows omnibus installer security updates for redistributed bash.exe / sh.exe vulnerabilities (“Shellshock”) CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-6278, CVE-2014-7186, CVE-2014-7187.

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Release: Chef Development Kit 0.2.1

Ohai Chefs, As of today version 0.2.1 of Chef Development Kit is available on our download page. Starting with this version, Chef Development Kit is now supported on **Mac OS X 10.8** in addition to 10.9.

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