Thursday, September 23, 2010

PacketFence 1.9.1 Released


PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) system. Boasting an impressive feature set including a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, 802.1X support, layer-2 isolation of problematic devices, integration with the Snort IDS and the Nessus vulnerability scanner; PacketFence can be used to effectively secure networks - from small to very large heterogeneous networks.

New Hardware Support

Extreme XOS Port Security (MAC address lockdown) and Voice over IP support (feature sponsored by Extreme Networks)
Nortel ERS 2500 Series Port security and Voice over IP support

New Features

Basic Access Control in the Web Administration interface (#965, Thanks to eSubnet Enterprises for their initial contribution)
New parameters in switches.conf to manage Web Services enabled switches

Download: http://www.packetfence.org

2 comments:

Desktop support said...

It can be used to effectively secure networks - from small to very large heterogeneous networks. PacketFence has been deployed in production environments where thousands of users are involved - on wired and wireless networks.

Technical Support Melbourne said...

This software could come in handy for network security feature. Thanks for posting.