PacketFence Zero Effort NAC (ZEN) consists of a fully installed and preconfigured version of PacketFence 2.0.1 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 2.0.1 is a minor release bringing new hardware support, several enhancements, and a load of small fixes. It includes: * Xirrus WiFi Arrays support (feature sponsored by the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor) * Broaden Meru Controllers support * Extricom EXSW Wireless Switches (Controllers) support * Minor improvement to command-line and Web Admin help * Improvements to SSID lookups * Cisco WiSM and WLC SSID now recorded * Improvements and Bug Fixes from the upstream PacketFence 2.0.0 release For the complete list of changes in PacketFence 2.0.1 see http://www.packetfence.org/en/news/2010/article/packetfence-201-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. -- Francois Gaudreault, ing. jr fgaudrea...@inverse.ca :: +1.514.447.4918 (x130) :: 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 Packetfencefirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/packetfence-announce