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PacketFence v3.1 Released

Jan 02, 2012, 16:01 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Ludovic Marcotte for this link. ]

"This is a major release with big features, new hardware support, enhancements, bug fixes and updated translations. Here are the changes since 3.1.0:

New Features:
Statement of Health (SoH) support for reliable client-side policy compliance through 802.1X
Detection of rogue DHCP Servers even behind relays (#1151)
RFC3576 (RADIUS Change of Authorization / Disconnect) support added
Preview support for wired port-bounce on Cisco through CoA (RFC3576). Disabled by default.
Wireless profile provisioning for iPhone, iPods, and iPads devices
SNMP traps rate-limiting mechanism
New graphs in the web admin UI -- replaced jpgraph (PHP) by gRaphael (JavaScript)

Using HTTP Return Code 501 "Not Implemented" for more effective client blocking
Startup performance improvements
Added support for session-keyfile introduced in BIND 9.7 (#1257)
Several improvements in the dhcp_dumper.pl addon
Global option to disable rogue DHCP server detection
Performance improvements to pfdhcplistener
More startup validation on SNMPv3 Trap configuration
CentOS 6.2 support
Several new HTTP User-Agents detected
Several new DHCP fingerprints (from our spinoff www.fingerbank.org)
Better support of WISPr (captive portal detection)
Configuration flag to disable the captive portal's network detection feature
Added support for months in normalize_time (#1291)""

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