The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of
PacketFence 4.5.1. This is a minor release with new features,
enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready
for production use and upgrading from 4.5.0 is 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 endpoints present on your network
  * Integration with various vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection
    solutions and firewalls
  * Bandwidth accounting for all devices

A complete overview of the solution is available from the official

      Changes Since Previous Release

*New Features*

  * Added compliance enforcement to OPSWAT GEARS provisioner


  * Make Cisco web authentication sessions use less memory
  * Internationalized the provisioners templates

*Bug Fixes*

  * Fix node pagination when sorting
  * Fix provisioners that were not enforced on external authentication
  * Fix IBM and Symantec provisioners configuration form

See for
the complete change log.

See the UPGRADE file for notes about

      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 or by getting the

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

      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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