PacketFence Zero Effort NAC (ZEN) consists of a fully installed and preconfigured version of PacketFence 2.0.0 inside a VMWare image. The ZEN edition of PacketFence allows you to rapidly get PacketFence running in your network environment.
=== What is PacketFence ? === PacketFence is an open-source network access control (NAC) system which provides an impressive list of supported features. Among them, there are : * Registration using a captive portal * Detection of abnormal network activities using Snort * Proactive vulnerability scans using Nessus * Isolation of problematic devices * Remediation through a captive portal * 802.1X for wired and wireless networks * Wireless integration for all provided features * DHCP fingerprinting and more! A set of screenshots demonstrating PacketFence is available from http://www.packetfence.org/tour/screenshots.html and a set of videos is available from http://www.packetfence.org/tour/videos.html === Changes Since Previous Release === PacketFence ZEN 2.0.0 is a major release bringing new features, new hardware support, several enhancements, improvements to documentation and a load of small fixes. It includes: * Improvements from the upstream PacketFence 2.0.0 release * The deployment procedure for VMWare ESX and Workstation/Fusion has been simplified * Updated the base operating system to 64-bit with all available security updates For the complete list of changes in PacketFence 2.0.0 see http://www.packetfence.org/en/news/2010/article/packetfence-200-released.html === Getting PacketFence === PacketFence ZEN is free software and is distributed under the GNU GPL. As such, you are free to download and try it by either getting the new release from : http://www.packetfence.org/download/zen.html or by getting the sources from the official monotone server using the instructions at : http://www.packetfence.org/development/source_code_repository.html Documentation about the installation and configuration of PacketFence is available from : http://www.packetfence.org/download/documentation.html === How Can I Help ? === PacketFence is a collaborative effort in order to create the best Free and Open Source NAC solution. There are multiple ways you can contribute to the project : * Documentation reviews, enhancements and translations * Feature requests or by sharing your ideas * Participate in the discussion on mailing lists (http://www.packetfence.org/support/community.html) * Patches for bugs or enhancements * Provide new translations of remediation pages === Getting Support === For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us by writing to supp...@inverse.ca You can also fill our online form (http://www.inverse.ca/about/contact.html) and a representative from Inverse will contact you. Inverse offers professional services to organizations willing to secure their wired and wireless networks with the PacketFence solution. -- Ludovic Marcotte lmarco...@inverse.ca :: +1.514.755.3630 :: www.inverse.ca Inverse inc. :: Leaders behind SOGo (www.sogo.nu) and PacketFence (www.packetfence.org) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Lotusphere 2011 Register now for Lotusphere 2011 and learn how to connect the dots, take your collaborative environment to the next level, and enter the era of Social Business. http://p.sf.net/sfu/lotusphere-d2d _______________________________________________ Packetfence-announce mailing list Packetfencefirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/packetfence-announce