Auditor Install

Install using the install script

As with upstream packages, you can use the install script method described in upstream documentation. Simply substitute the URL with

For example, to install the latest 4.x of Cinc Auditor on a supported UNIX/Linux/MacOS platform:

curl -L | sudo bash -s -- -P cinc-auditor -v 4

For Windows:

. { iwr -useb } | iex; install -project cinc-auditor -version 4

Install using bundler

We publish gem packages to To use it as a source in bundler:

source "" do
  gem "cinc-auditor-bin"

Plain rubygems install:

gem install cinc-auditor-bin --clear-sources -s -s

Install from plain packages

Packages are on our download site. We have packages available for all default package managers for platforms we support.


Cinc Auditor is of course included in the Cinc Workstation


Cinc Auditor profiles are 100% compatible with their upstream counterparts.


cinc-auditor and associated tools are fully compatible with inspec. We even include a wrapper for inspec to redirect it to cinc-auditor when called. This should facilitate compatibility with your existing automation.

All upstream documentation remains valid, and so are the classes provided by Chef Software Inc.

You’re Good to Go :)

If you have questions, join us in the #community-distros channel on Chef’s community slack.

If you’ve located a Chef Software trademark in a end-user facing output or bugs that are specific to Cinc or 3rd party distributions in general please open an issue on gitlab.