PacketFence Zero Effort NAC (ZEN) is a network access control (NAC) system. It supports registration of new network devices, detection of abnormal network activities, isolation of problematic devices, remediation through a captive portal, registration-based and scheduled vulnerability scans, VLAN isolation with VoIP support (even in heterogeneous environments) for multiple switch vendors, support for 802.1X through a FreeRADIUS module, wireless integration with FreeRADIUS, DHCP fingerprinting, and more. It consists of a fully installed and preconfigured version of PacketFence inside a VMWare image.
|Tags||Networking Security 802.1x|
Release Notes: This release introduces a brand new modern, fast, and responsive Web administrative interface. It also simplifies the definition of authentication sources in one place and allows dynamic computation of roles. The portal profiles can now be entirely managed from the Web interface, simplifying their definitions and eliminating possible configuration mistakes. Using a centralized caching system, configuration is now propagated instantaneously, with no downtime required.
Release Notes: This release is a virtual machine built with PacketFence 3.3.1. It has Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) support for many network vendors. Guests can now pre-register in advance or have their network access sponsored. Inline enforcement has been simplified, and many new improvements or fixes have been integrated.
Release Notes: This release is a virtual machine built with PacketFence 3.0. It has a redesigned captive portal, complete guest management including self-registration of devices by email activation or SMS, and pre-registered guest creation by administrators. It has a new feature to secure network access on unmanageable (consumer) devices (so-called inline enforcement). Bandwidth tracking with RADIUS accounting, RHEL / CentOS 6 support, and several usability improvements are in as well. Several things that annoyed the developers but that involved breaking changes have been fixed.
Release Notes: PacketFence ZEN 2.1.0 is built from PacketFence 2.1.0, which included new hardware support (Avaya, Cisco, and Nortel). Easier startup error messages and configuration verification in the Web Administration panel. Important bugfixes related to Linux Desktop support, error handling, VoIP support, and device auto-registration. A new Brazilian Portuguese translation.
Release Notes: A minor release bringing new hardware support (Extricom, Xirrus, and Meru) and several enhancements including improved help and SSID identification. Many bugfixes, including fixes for Snort integration, first-run configuration problems, environments with IP-Helper and isolation, and better handling of some corner cases.