Chef 12: any cher-server-ctl <command> returns connection reset by peer - ssl_connect

  • Posted March 19, 2015
  • Chef


Its my first time using chef. so i followed step by step too install it using this tutorial.

for some weird reason i cant seem to get past after reconfiguring command.

sudo chef-server-ctl reconfigure

i was ready to create a new user with the command below… and i keep getting the same reset error.

chef-server-ctl user-create username firstname lastname email password -f admin.pem

*ERROR: Errno::ECONNRESET: Connection reset by peer - SSL_connect*

any idea what am i missing or doing wrongly?

what am i doing wrong?


using chef. so i followed

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no need to reboot… if you don’t have ssl setup… run below if yum based system. the chef instructions sucks! yum install mod_ssl

I faced same issue. Just reboot your server & try. It worked for me :)

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