The Inverse Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 2.0.1. This is a minor release bringing new hardware support, a couple of enhancements and bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use.
=== What is PacketFence ? === PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. Boosting an impressive feature set including: * Registration and remediation through a captive portal * Detection of abnormal network activities using Snort IDS * Proactive vulnerability scans using Nessus * Isolation of problematic devices * 802.1X for wired and wireless networks * Wireless integration for all provided features * Supports complex and heterogeneous environments * VoIP / IP Telephony support and more! A set of screenshots 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 === New Hardware Support * Xirrus WiFi Arrays support (feature sponsored by the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor) * Broaden Meru Controllers support * Extricom EXSW Wireless Switches (Controllers) support Enhancements * Minor improvement to command-line and Web Admin help * Improvements to SSID lookups * Cisco WiSM and WLC SSID now recorded (#994) Bug fixes * Fixed pfcmd initiated VLAN re-evaluation (#1160) * pfdhcplistener is better at updating node IP information (#1149) * Fixed dot11Deauthentication traps issues with pfsetvlan (#1157) * Added missing variable in snort.conf template (#1138) * Fixed authorized MAC method in Cisco Catalyst 2960 (#987) * Improved error handling in pfdhcplistener (#1150) * Fixed problems with configurator.pl generating erroneous configuration (#1148) * installer.pl now warns on empty MySQL root password (#1146) * Fixed node view database queries that were reporting wrong values under unknown circumstances (#1162) * Removed some unnecessary warnings (#1065) ... and more. See the ChangeLog file for the complete list of changes and the UPGRADE file for notes about upgrading. Both files are in the PacketFence distribution. === Getting PacketFence === PacketFence 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/downloads/PacketFence/src/packetfence-2.0.1.tar.gz 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/documentation/ === 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. That's it folks. Have a great day and talk to you soon! -- Olivier Bilodeau obilod...@inverse.ca :: +1.514.447.4918 *115 :: www.inverse.ca Inverse inc. :: Leaders behind SOGo (www.sogo.nu) and PacketFence (www.packetfence.org) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Special Offer-- Download ArcSight Logger for FREE (a $49 USD value)! Finally, a world-class log management solution at an even better price-free! Download using promo code Free_Logger_4_Dev2Dev. Offer expires February 28th, so secure your free ArcSight Logger TODAY! http://p.sf.net/sfu/arcsight-sfd2d _______________________________________________ Packetfence-announce mailing list Packetfenceemail@example.com https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/packetfence-announce