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
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