PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, free and open source network access control (NAC) system. This is a major release with new features, new hardware support, enhancements, bug fixes (including a security fix) and updated translations.
Boasting a 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 Snort and Nessus, PacketFence can be used to effectively secure networks – from small to very large heterogeneous networks.
PacketFence is an unobtrusive solution that works with equipment from many vendors (wired or wireless) such as Cisco, Aruba, ExtremeNetworks, Juniper Networks, Nortel/Avaya, Hewlett-Packard, Meru Networks, Foundry/Brocade, Enterasys, Accton/Edge-corE/SMC, 3Com, D-Link, Intel, Dell, Aerohive, Motorola and many more.
New features in 3.2.0
- OpenVAS Vulnerability Assessment integration for client-side policy
- Bandwidth violations based on RADIUS accounting information
- Billing engine integration for allowing the use of a payment gateway to gain network access.