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Highly Available Solution for Chef Products

Chef Automate “High Availability” (HA) will be made generally available (GA) in June 2022

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Chef Automate is Moving to OpenSearch

Chef Automate will discontinue the use of Elasticsearch and use OpenSearch instead for search and analytics functionalities.

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Change to Chef Automate Version and Release Numbering

The version number on releases of Chef Automate is changing from a daily build number to SemVer (major-minor) numbering to indicate recommended upgrade points for customers.

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Advanced Remediation Guidance for Elastic Search in Chef Automate 2.0 and Backend

Guidance for users who completed the Chef Backend 2.2.0 migration and are still being alerted by scanning tools that Elastic Search may have a vulnerability.

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Chef Automate and Infra Server Critical Update for AWS RDS January 2022

A critical update for Chef Automate was released on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, and should be applied by Monday, January 17, 2022, for any customers using Chef Automate in conjunction with AWS RDS to ensure service is not disrupted.

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Getting Started with Chef Infrastructure Management in 30 Minutes

Whether you’re new to automation and configuration management or just new to Chef Infrastructure Management Automation, it can be difficult to know just where to begin. Two new how-to videos are now available to walk you through the steps to get you up and running with Chef quickly. Chef Infrastructure Management consists of several components that are critical to any enterprise automation deployment.

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Getting started with Chef Automate in public clouds or on-prem

With the launch of Chef Infra Client 17 in April, there’s never been a better time to dig into the Chef ecosystem, infrastructure automation, continuous delivery, and configuration management with Chef Automate, the dashboard tool that allows you to see all your Chef activity in real-time.

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Now Available: ServiceNow CMDB Integration

Today we’re pleased to announce the launch of our integration with ServiceNow’s Configuration Management Database (CMDB). With this release, every time Chef Infra gathers information about a system, it sends that data to an associated Configuration Item (CI) in ServiceNow’s CMDB in addition to Chef Automate.

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Chef for Compliance Announcement: Waivers Support

Today Chef announces compliance waiver support within Chef InSpec and Chef Automate. Using Chef for compliance provides a holistic solution for enterprises to achieve continuous compliance. Companies audit their various endpoints for compliance against CIS or DISA standards using Chef InSpec, while viewing the aggregate compliance state of their fleet in Chef Automate.

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Now What Were Those Permissions for This User Again?

If you have had occasion to try out the new IAM (Identity and Access Management) rollout for Chef Automate, you are probably eager to connect projects, policies, users and teams to give your organization the fine-grained separation of control vital to your business.

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Chef Cloud Security and Chef InSpec 5 Launch
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