CFEngine 3.15.7 and 3.18.3 released

November 14, 2022

We are pleased to announce two new patch releases for CFEngine, version 3.15.7 and 3.18.3! These releases mainly contain bug fixes and dependency updates.

3.15: Last release and end of life

3.15.7 is the last planned release for the 3.15 LTS series, which is supported until December 2022. Please reach out to support if you need help with upgrading or need to purchase extended support; on January 1st 2023, 3.15 is no longer supported.

What’s new

As these are patch releases, there isn’t a lot of new functionality added or big changes introduced. Compliance reports and their exported PDFs have been significantly improved in 3.18.3:


As always, you can see a full list of changes and improvements in our changelogs:

Please note that the Enterprise changelogs contain only changes specific to enterprise. To get a full overview of all changes in a version, read all 3 changelogs.

Dependency updates

The following dependencies were updated, see respective project websites for more information about the changes in those projects.

CFEngine version 3.15.6 3.15.7 3.18.2 3.18.3
Apache 2.4.53 2.4.54 2.4.53 2.4.54
Git 2.36.1 2.38.1 2.36.1 2.38.1
libcurl 7.83.1 7.86.0 7.83.1 7.86.0
libiconv 1.16 1.17 1.16 1.17
OpenSSL 1.1.1l 1.1.1q 1.1.1l 1.1.1q
OpenLDAP 2.4.58 2.4.58 2.6.1 2.6.3
PHP 7.4.29 7.4.32 8.0.19 8.0.24
PostgreSQL 12.11 12.12 13.7 13.8
rsync 3.2.4 3.2.7 3.2.4 3.2.7
SASL2 2.1.27 2.1.28 2.1.27 2.1.28
zlib 1.2.12 1.2.13 1.2.12 1.2.13

Thank you to all the developers and maintainers of Open Source Software which make CFEngine possible!


CFEngine Enterprise is free for up to 25 hosts, click here to go to the download pages with new packages.

At the time of writing, version 3.18.3 is currently the latest available LTS release, it will be the default version picked by cf-remote and the Quick install script. (This will change when 3.21.0 LTS is released, before the end of the year).

If you are using cf-remote, you can target versions like this:

$ cf-remote --version 3.15.7 list
$ cf-remote --version 3.18.3 list

Version selection works for list, download, and install commands. Read more about cf-remote here.


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