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Chef Infra, a powerful automation platform that transforms infrastructure into code automating how infrastructure is configured, deployed and managed across any environment, at any scale


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Chef Infra

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Umbrella Project: Chef Infra

Project State: Active

Issues Response Time Maximum: 14 days

Pull Request Response Time Maximum: 14 days

Getting Started

Chef Infra is a configuration management tool designed to bring automation to your entire infrastructure.

Want to try Chef Infra?

For Chef Infra usage, please refer to Learn Chef, our self-paced, entirely free learning platform. Learn Chef also includes module-based training for Chef Infra, as well as Chef Automate, Chef Habitat, and Chef InSpec.

Other useful resources for Chef Infra users:

Reporting Issues

Issues can be reported by using GitHub Issues.

Note that this repository is primarily for reporting issues in the chef-client itself. For reporting issues against other Chef projects, please look up the appropriate repository. If you're unsure where to submit an issue, please ask in the #chef-dev channel in Chef Community Slack.

How We Build & Release Chef

For information on how a contribution goes from PR to released package, see How Chef Infra Is Built

To learn more about our monthly feature releases and yearly major releases, see Chef Infra Release and Support Schedule.

Getting Involved

We'd love to have your help developing Chef Infra. See our Contributing Document for more information on getting started.

License and Copyright

Copyright 2008-2020, Chef Software, Inc.

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.