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Umbrella Project: Chef Infra
Project State: Active
Issues Response Time Maximum: 14 days
Pull Request Response Time Maximum: 14 days
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 our Learn Chef Rally website, which includes module-based training for Chef Infra, as well as Automate, Habitat, and InSpec.
Other useful resources for Chef Infra users:
- Documentation: https://docs.chef.io
- Source: https://github.com/chef/chef/tree/master
- Tickets/Issues: https://github.com/chef/chef/issues
- Slack: Chef Community Slack
- Mailing list: https://discourse.chef.io
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](docs/dev/design_documents/how_chef_is_tested_and_built.md)
To learn more about our monthly feature releases and yearly major releases, see [Chef Infra Release and Support Schedule](./docs/dev/policy/release_and_support_schedule.md).
We'd love to have your help developing Chef Infra. See our [Contributing Document](./CONTRIBUTING.md) for more information on getting started.
License and Copyright
Copyright 2008-2019, 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 http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.
*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Chef README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.