Release Notes: A minor release focused on important fixes but with some enhancements. There are performance improvements, Cisco 6500 switch support, better support for the HP Procurve 5400, translation improvements, new add-on tools, and better documentation. There are cosmetic changes in the Web Admin, fixes for some network device problems, several inline enforcement improvements, and handling of some captive portal corner cases.
Release Notes: This minor release focused on small improvements and fixes, including some security fixes. Enhancements included Trapeze hardware support, support for wireless devices in bridge mode, and guest management options put behind configurable values. There were several inline enforcement and guest management fixes, changes to default firewall rules, fixes for long-standing issues with the pie charts in the Web admin, and several other minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: This is a major release focused on several new features. 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: Minor release focusing on stability. There's new hardware support: AeroHIVE AP, Dlink DES3550, DGS3200, and HP ProCurve 5400 series. Improved support for ExtremeNetworks Summit series. Enhancements include an improved user experience with iPod, iPhone, and iPad, performance improvements, documentation updates, and other minor polish. Issues fixed include a very important Cisco problem related to Voice over IP, a node expiration problem, Nortel switch problems, and some installer errors.
Release Notes: New hardware support (Motorola Wireless, 3Com 4200G, E4800G, and E5500G, and Dlink DGS3100). Easier wireless and 802.1X installation. New reports about the user population (SSID, means of network connection). Much improved and easier device blocking. Easier remediation pages management. A lot of minor polish including easier upgrades, more startup checks, user interface improvements, and more. Finally, important bugfixes: VoIP issues with 802.1X / MAC Auth, Nortel switch regressions, a Meru crasher, and many more minor bugfixes.
Release Notes: 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: New hardware support (Xirrus and Exitricom) and improvements to SSID information gathering. Important bugfixes were also made: fixes for issues with VLAN re-evaluation, better IP resolution with IP-Helpers, pfdhcplistener is less prone to crashing, and installation and configuration scripts are more robust.
Release Notes: Noteworthy improvements include the unification of the wired and 802.1X support, Juniper/SMC switches support, and HP/Meru wireless controllers support. Proxy interception, passthrough support, and a new 'pending' node status feature allowing a wide range of captive portal workflows with approval processes. Many other fixes, general enhancements, and performance improvements.
Release Notes: ExtremeNetworks XOS-based switches and Nortel ESR-2500 switches are now supported in port security with VoIP. Access control capabilities were added to the PacketFence administrative interface. PacketFence's captive portal is now over 20 times faster than before, and many other speed improvements were added. The overall documentation has been perfected, and new DHCP fingerprints were added.
Release Notes: This release has 64 bit support, new hardware support from Cisco, Foundry, HP, and SMC, and a new node categorization feature. It has improved error handling, improved documentation, performance improvements, improved error reporting, and many other things.