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chef-client chef_gem resource doesn't respect trusted_certs area Merged

Chef Infra Client version 15.4.45

Similar to https://github.com/chef/chef/issues/5944


Problem:

The chef_gem resource currently only respects custom/private certs when they are found in the chef-client embedded ssl certs bundle after having been added by the customer.


Feature:


If the chef_gem resource trusted trusted_certs content, this would be better/cleaner than adding certs to the embedded chef-client location at /opt/chef/embedded/lib/ruby/site_ruby/2.5.0/rubygems/ssl_certs for example.

Here's what happens when no part of the chef-client runtime is aware of the additional cert


```

ERROR: SSL verification error at depth 2: self signed certificate in certificate chain (19)

ERROR: Root certificate is not trusted (/CN=CUSTOMER Group Root CA Proxy G2)
```

  • Guest
  • Jan 23 2020
  • Under Consideration
  • Admin
    Joshua O'Brien commented
    24 Jul 14:32

    This is a duplicate of CHEF-I-35. Closing in favor of 35.