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PacketFence User Registration
PacketFence User Registration
Developer(s)Community headed by Inverse Inc.
Initial releaseDecember 22, 2004 (2004-12-22)
Stable release
7.4.0 / January 25, 2018; 15 months ago (2018-01-25)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inPerl, Javascript
Operating systemLinux
TypeNetwork Access Control
LicenseGNU General Public License

PacketFence is an open-source network access control (NAC) system which provides the following features: registration, detection of abnormal network activities, proactive vulnerability scans, isolation of problematic devices, remediation through a captive portal, 802.1X, wireless integration and User-Agent / DHCP fingerprinting.

Further reading[edit]

  • Marcotte, Ludovic; Gehl, Dominik (2007-04-01). "PacketFence". Linux Journal. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
  • Wallen, Jack (2007-12-18). "SolutionBase: Use PacketFence to stop unwanted network traffic". Techrepublic. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
  • Wallen, Jack (2007-12-20). "SolutionBase: Installing and configuring Network Access Control with PacketFence". Techrepublic. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
  • Wallen, Jack (2007-12-21). "SolutionBase: Administer PacketFence with ease via Web interface". Techrepublic. Retrieved 2015-11-25.
  • Balzard, Regis; Gehl, Dominik (2008-01-01). "PacketFence Revisited". Linux Journal. Retrieved 2009-03-11.
  • Gehl, Dominik; Balzard, Regis (2008-08-20). "PacketFence 1.7 offers client-free open-source NAC". Retrieved 2009-03-11.
  • Buford, Cory (2008-09-23). "Securing your network with PacketFence". Retrieved 2009-03-11.
  • Bilodeau, Olivier (2011-12-01). "PacketFence: Because NAC doesn't have to be hard!" (PDF). Insecure Magazine. Retrieved 2012-02-23.

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