Thursday, Apr 6, 2017

chef-os-hardening 2.0.0 is released

DevSec Hardening Framework project is releasing a new major release chef-os-hardening 2.0.0 today.

The major points of this release are listed below, however there are also many changes under the hood like cleanups of documentation, improvements of the cookbook testing.

Many thanks for the contributions and help we received from our users and community!

Highlights and breaking changes:

  • New attribute namespace ['os-hardening'] for the entire cookbook
  • Removal of dependencies to the apt and yum cookbooks
  • Usage of modern versions of sysctl dependency cookbook
  • Cleanup and resolution of Chef deprecations - preparation for the Chef 13 release

New attributes:

  • ['os-hardening']['auth']['pw_warn_age'] allows the configuration of number of days before maximum password age occurs to warn of impending change change

Please checkout the full changelog and README for more details.

We are looking forward to get your feedback via GitHub issues or Gitter chatroom. And you can follow us on Twitter.