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Tyler Cloke

Tyler has been a Software Engineer at Chef for over three years. He has worked on a bit of everything and is passionate about creating high quality, usable products. During off hours, you can catch him watching or playing music around Seattle.


Server Admins Grant More Flexible Permissions Around User Management

The new global group, server-admins, was released in Chef Server 12.4.1. This group improves your ability to customize permissions that affect user management in your Chef Server. Previously, there were only two types of users, regular and super. The server-admins group adds another possibility.

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Chef Server 12.1.2 Released

Chef Server 12.1.2 is now released. This is a bug fix release which fixes installing remote add-on packages via the chef-server-ctl install command on apt systems. You can get the updated package here. Upgrade instructions are located here.

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Chef Server 12.1.1 Released

Chef Server 12.1.1 was released today. This is a bug fix release which fixes bugs related to upgrades from Open Source 11, Enterprise Chef 11, and Chef Server 12. This release also ships OpenSSL 1.0.1p; however, Chef Server was not vulnerable to CVE-2015-1793 since no version of Chef Server shipped the affected versions.

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Chef Server 12.0.4 Released

Today we released Chef Server 12.0.4. This release includes cookbook caching, continued development of the key rotation feature, and some LDAP improvements. ## Cookbook Caching Cookbook caching lets you serve up cookbook resources to Chef clients faster by keeping those resources cached by more efficient servers.

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Chef Server 12.0.3 Released

Today we released Chef Server 12.0.3. The biggest component of this release is an early implementation of multikey authentication and `chef-server-ctl` commands you can use to build your own key rotation!

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