PacketFence 1.8.6 released
December 1, 2009

The Inverse Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 1.8.6. This is a maintenance release of PacketFence which focuses on stability and includes many bug fixes and several small enhancements.

New Features

  • New iPod UserAgent blocking string examples
  • Snort 2.8.5 compatibility (#581, #846 and #849)
  • Expire mode deadline now works in vlan isolation mode (#865)
  • Installation guide updated

Bug fixes

  • Fixed issues with SSH as CLI transport
  • Fixed broken 802.1x behavior (#839 and #841)
  • Fixed pfmon Out of Memory! crash when trappable network is very large ie: /8 (#861)
  • Fixed a problem when adding or editing a Cisco Catalyst 2970, 3500XL and Wireless Controller 4400 from the Web Admin interface (#836)
  • Fixed SNMPv3 configuration from Web Admin interface and pfcmd. Missing SNMPUserNameTrap parameter. Did not affect flat file config. (#853)
  • Fixed missing library requirement when using PacketFence with routed VLANs (#838)
  • Database schema updated for our backup script in addons/ (#800)
  • Backup script keeps more location history by default
  • Got rid of the non-InnoDB tables (#747)
  • Removed some unnecessary warnings (#850 and #862)
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