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Announcing CFEngine Build

Earlier this year, we hinted at what we were working on - a place for users to find and share reusable modules for CFEngine. Today, the CFEngine team is pleased to announce the launch of CFEngine Build: The new website,, allows you to browse for modules, and gives you information about how to use each one of them. When you’ve found the module you were looking for, it can be downloaded and built using the command line tooling.

November 1, 2021

Collaboration and sharing - Our plans for 2021

As we’ve hinted at before, 2021 will be a big year for CFEngine. In the summer, we will release CFEngine 3.18 LTS. This is the first LTS release with Compliance Reports, Custom Promise types, and all of the other improvements we’ve made over the past year. Collaboration In addition to implementing valuable functionality for our users, we are focusing on better ways of interacting with them, and more opportunities for contribution, collaboration and sharing.

April 15, 2021

Customer highlight: HIPAA Vault

As an MSSP (Managed Security Service Provider), HIPAA Vault relies on CFEngine to automate & secure their infrastructure on behalf of their customers. HIPAA Vault has been a longtime CFEngine Community user since 2012 and recently upgraded to Enterprise in order to boost their infrastructure visibility through Mission Portal and features like Compliance Reporting that help them provide a more secure & compliant cloud hosting solution. We chose CFEngine over others because it is the most trusted and reliable solution in the market.

Posted by Cody Valle
March 25, 2021

New website & SWAG giveaway

New CFEngine Website Today we’re excited to announce the release of our new website. This has been several months in the making and just one of many big announcement we have planned for 2021. Our goal in redesigning the website is simply to enhance your experience when visiting. Whether you’re an IT Manager evaluating our Enterprise feature set, a Systems Administrator interested in trying CFEngine for the first time or a long time community member, we hope our new website helps you find exactly what you’re looking for quickly and easily.

Posted by Cody Valle
March 18, 2021

Welcoming Dimitrios Apostolou as a CFEngine Champion

As we enter 2020 and reflect on the various contributions the project has received we want to take a moment to recognize one of the more prolific contributors as a CFEngine Champion. It’s my honor to announce and welcome Dimitrios Apostolou as the latest CFEngine Champion. At the time of this writing, he is the fourth most prolific committer in cfengine/core with 1101 commits. 2584 Mikhail Gusarov 2045 Mark Burgess 1430 Sigurd Teigen 1101 Dimitrios Apostolou 825 Kristian Amlie Notably, as an employee of CFEngine AS and Northern.

Posted by Nick Anderson
February 14, 2020

Congratulations 2015 CFEngine Champions

Each year we like to take a moment to recognize outstanding community members for their contributions. Contributions come in the form of code contributions to core, organizing community meet-ups, giving talks about CFEngine at conferences, sharing policy, to helping other users on the mailing list and on IRC. This year the Community Advisory Board was responsible for selecting champions from the nominations, and it is my honor to announce the 2015 CFEngine Champion Hall of Fame inductees.

Posted by Nick Anderson
January 13, 2016

Announcing the CFEngine Community Advisory Board

As CFEngine continues its evolution and adds to the large number of users with a stake in the future of the project, we have established a Community Advisory Board. The aim of the Community Advisory Board is to advise CFEngine AS and the CFEngine project core committers and team leadership on matters relating to supporting the long-term governance, structure, and roadmap of the CFEngine open source project. The Community Advisory Board is not intended to replace existing mechanisms for community input but instead augment it and provide a consolidated opinion from the broader CFEngine community.

Posted by Nick Anderson
April 29, 2015

2014 CFEngine Champions Nomination

Please nominate your favorite! The CFEngine Champion program rewards the voluntary efforts of individuals who have significantly enhanced the CFEngine Community by promoting CFEngine and its use. The contributions of the CFEngine Community are a vital part of our company’s ecosystem. View previous champions. Please nominate your 2014 candidate here

Posted by Thomas Ryd
October 31, 2014

Announcing new mailing list for developers: dev-cfengine

Dear CFEngine Community, we are proud to announce our new mailing list: dev-cfengine. Given that the contributions in both Core and Masterfiles repositories have been steadily increasing, the need for such a list became apparent. While patch submissions and code reviews will still be taking place using GitHub’s pull requests, this list serves the purpose of facilitating any other discussion on the development of CFEngine. We are looking forward to seeing the community being active on that list.

October 20, 2014

Announcing the 2013 CFEngine Champions

Another year has passed and we would like to take a moment to thank the community members for their contributions. From speaking at conferences, epic blog posts, community meet-ups, to support on the CFEngine help list and in the IRC channel, new and veteran users alike don’t have to look far to find inspiration or a helping hand. Each year we like to reflect on our many community contributors and honor those that have significantly enhanced the CFEngine Community.

Posted by Nick Anderson
January 23, 2014
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