Announcement: PacketFence v7.0.1

The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of 
PacketFence v7.0.1. This is a minor release with bug fixes and minor 
improvements. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading 
from previous versions 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) capabilities
state-of-the art devices fingerprinting with Fingerbank
multiple enforcement methods including Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) and 
hotspot-style
compliance checks for endpoints present on your network
integration with various vulnerability scanners, intrusion detection solutions, 
security agents and firewalls
bandwidth accounting for all devices
A complete overview of the solution is available from the official website: 
https://packetfence.org/about.html <https://packetfence.org/about.html>

Changes Since Previous Release

Bug Fixes

Fixed incorrect locationlog entry when performing RADIUS CoA (#2222)
Twilio: "To" phone number is being stripped of any "+" sign (#2296)
Fixed radiusd load-balancer failing to start in cluster with eduroam (#2303)
Fix authentication sources ordering issue for portal modules when using the 
administration interface (#2323)
Fix innobackup tmp directory when used with Galera cluster
Fix width of auth sources conditions fields (#2312)
Fixed admin login when only allowed to see auditing section
Fixed locationlog entries for VOIP devices when no voice VLAN is defined (#2314)
Fixed authentication sources cache in connection profile (#2309)
Fixed loose matching of host in haproxy dispatcher (#2299)
Fixed lost MySQL handle errors in pfconfig
Handle sources activation host in haproxy dispatcher (#2266)
Fixed incorrect handling of unregistration year
Fixed incorrect LDAP error when user not found
Fixed file cloning in connection profile
Fixed display of roles in admin GUI
Fixed unregistration date handling when it is over 2038 (#2269)
Fixed logging errors for undefined values
Fixed queues blocking when forking
Fixed pagination in GUI node search
Fixed OS type display in status page
Fixed URL for connection profile preview
See https://github.com/inverse-inc/packetfence/commits/packetfence-7.0.1 
<https://github.com/inverse-inc/packetfence/commits/packetfence-7.0.1> for the 
complete change log.

See the UPGRADE file for notes about upgrading: 
https://github.com/inverse-inc/packetfence/tree/packetfence-7.0.1/UPGRADE.asciidoc
 
<https://github.com/inverse-inc/packetfence/tree/packetfence-7.0.1/UPGRADE.asciidoc>

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 sources: https://packetfence.org/download.html 
<https://packetfence.org/download.html>
Documentation about the installation and configuration of PacketFence is also 
available: https://packetfence.org/support/index.html#/documentation 
<https://packetfence.org/support/index.html#/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 
(https://packetfence.org/support/index.html#/community 
<https://packetfence.org/support/index.html#/community>)
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 <mailto:supp...@inverse.ca>
You can also fill our online form (https://inverse.ca/#contact 
<https://inverse.ca/#contact>) 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.


--
Louis Munro
lmu...@inverse.ca <mailto:lmu...@inverse.ca>  ::  www.inverse.ca 
<http://www.inverse.ca/> 
+1.514.447.4918 x125  :: +1 (866) 353-6153 x125
Inverse inc. :: Leaders behind SOGo (www.sogo.nu <http://www.sogo.nu/>) and 
PacketFence (www.packetfence.org <http://www.packetfence.org/>)

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