The Inverse Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of 
PacketFence 3.6.1. This is a minor release with some new features, 
enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready 
for production use so upgrading to 3.6.1 is strongly advised.

=== What is PacketFence ? ===

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source Network 
Access Control (NAC) solution. Boasting an impressive feature set, 
PacketFence can be used to effectively secure small to very large 
heterogeneous networks.

Among the features provided by PacketFence, there are:

  * Powerful BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) workflows
  * Simple and efficient guests management
  * Multiple enforcement methods with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  * Compliance checks for computers present on your network
  * Integration with various vulnerability scanners and intrusion 
detection solutions
  * Bandwidth accounting for all devices

A complete overview of the solution is available from

=== Some Changes Since Previous Release ===

New Hardware
  * Support Belair Networks AP

  * Minimal RADIUS logging in the GUI (#1342)
  * Accounting Time Modifier is now mandatory (#1538)
  * Changing the location of ssl-certificates.conf file (#1550)
  * Modifying the way pfdhcplistener handles tagged trafic

Bug Fixes
  * SMS confirmation page is now giving error on invalid PIN (#1579)
  * Signup link availability issues (#1591)
  * Avoid using regdate to determine if node should be unreg (#1317)
  * Guest self-activation issues (#1602, #1606, #1607, #1608)
  * Portal profiles regression with VLAN filter (#1595)

... 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:

or by getting the sources using the instructions at

Documentation about the installation and configuration of PacketFence is 
available from:

=== 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 
  * 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

You can also fill our online form 
( 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
+1.514.755.3630  ::
Inverse inc. :: Leaders behind SOGo ( and PacketFence 

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