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Chef Infra Client



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Software Author(s):

  • Chef Software
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Chef Infra Client

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This package was rejected on 21 Nov 2020. The reviewer chocolatey-ops has listed the following reason(s):

tas50 (maintainer) on 14 Oct 2020 23:35:42 +00:00:

User 'tas50' (maintainer) submitted package.

chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 15 Oct 2020 00:10:48 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 17 Oct 2020 02:16:26 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 06 Nov 2020 02:21:14 +00:00:

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chocolatey-ops (reviewer) on 21 Nov 2020 02:25:47 +00:00:

Unfortunately there has not been progress to move chef-client v16.5.57 towards an approved status within 15 days after the last review message, so we need to close (reject) the package version at this time. If you want to pick this version up and move it towards approval in the future, use the contact site admins link on the package page and we can move it back into a submitted status so you can submit updates.

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

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Chef Infra Client 16.4.41 7 Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Approved
Chef Infra Client 16.3.45 1570 Thursday, August 13, 2020 Approved
Chef Infra Client 16.1.0 1542 Friday, May 22, 2020 Approved
Chef Infra Client 16.0.287 991 Friday, May 8, 2020 Approved
Chef Infra Client 16.0.257 757 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved
Chef Infra Client 15.10.12 1938 Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Approved

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