Release notes: Chef Workstation 22.6.973


  • Chef Workstation now includes knife-vrealize. This plugin is updated to work with VMware vRealize Automation (vRA) v8.

Test Kitchen Updates

  • Updated the kitchen-ec2 plugin to include support for configuring IMDSv2. Thanks bdwyertech!
  • The state of readiness of a newly created Windows instance is now detected much faster by the kitchen-ec2 plugin. Thanks jakauppila!
  • Added support for waivers in the kitchen-inspec plugin.
  • kitchen-vcenter plugin now lets you specify multiple network interfaces while creating a VM from a template. Earlier, only one network interface could be specified.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue in Berkshelf where the berks package command returns incorrect file paths. Thanks inopinatus!
  • Fixed an issue in cookbook-omnifetch so that cached cookbooks can be used for ChefSpec testing. Thanks karmix!
  • Fixed an issue in the kitchen-vra plugin which restores the ability to specify vRA users that are not part of the default domain.
  • Fixed an issue in the kitchen-vra plugin which will allow non-administrator vRA users to execute kitchen tests. Thanks oshvarts!