PacketFence v7.0.2 released

The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of 
PacketFence v7.0.2. 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 
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: <>

Changes Since Previous Release

Bug Fixes

Fixed issue with ip4log cleanup job when rotation was enabled (#2358 and #2359)
Adjusted default ip4log retention to match what was in PacketFence version 7 
and below
Make REJECT role have precedence over bypass role and VLAN
Make VLAN filters have precedence over bypass role and VLAN
Fix useless sessions being created in web-auth in the dispatcher (#2352)
Load liblasso during runtime in order to prevent a segfault of Apache on Debian 
8.8 (#2342)
Fix syntax error in the guest_sponsor_preregistration email template
Fix previewing email templates in the admin
<> for the 
complete change log.

See the UPGRADE file for notes about upgrading:

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: 
Documentation about the installation and configuration of PacketFence is also 

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 

Inverse offers professional services to organizations willing to secure their 
wired and wireless networks with the PacketFence solution.

Best Regards,
Louis Munro <>  :: 
+1.514.447.4918 x125  :: +1 (866) 353-6153 x125
Inverse inc. :: Leaders behind SOGo ( <>) and 
PacketFence ( <>)

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