PacketFence 3.5.1 released
September 5, 2012

The Inverse Team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 3.5.1. This is a minor release with enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use so upgrading to 3.5.1 is advised.

Here are the changes in 3.5.1:


  • Configuration item to notify of guest sponsorships by email: guests_self_registration.sponsorship_cc
  • Developers guide was migrated from Docbook into the asciidoc format
  • Important database performance improvement in VoIP and fingerprint checks
  • Improved pfdhcplistener process surveillance (#1490)

Bug Fixes

  • FreeRADIUS watchdog updated for 3.5.0 changes (#1514)
  • debian packages improvements regarding FreeRADIUS configuration
  • cosmetic fix in pfcmd service ... status regarding pfdhcplistener (#1515)
  • Guests are not able to confirm registration in some cases - take 2 (#1302)
  • Sponsored guests regressions (#1505)
  • Keep the PID on node_deregister (#1501)
  • Handle the release_date on violation modify (#1474)
  • Billing screen does not appear when billing feature is enabled (#1525)
  • Web extension point regression (#1507)
  • Command parsing issue with pfcmd person (#1523)
  • pfdhcplistener process name identifies listened to interface (#1478)
  • Guest management login and authentication regressions (#1518)
  • FreeRADIUS documentation aligned with current practices
  • More characters are allowed in password types on CLI and WebAdmin (#848)
  • illegal characters in webservices user / pass not properly escaped (#1516)


  • Updated Spanish (es) translation (Thanks to Dominique Couot)
  • Updated French (fr) translation (Thanks to Dominique Couot)

… and more. See the ChangeLog file for the complete list of changes and the UPGRADE file for notes about upgrading. Both files are in the PacketFence distribution.


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