PacketFence 4.0.2 released
July 12, 2013

The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 4.0.2. This is a minor release with some new features, enhancements and important bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from 4.0.1 is strongly advised.

Here are the changes in 4.0.2:


  • Replaced bind with pfdns - PacketFence’s own DNS server
  • Rewrote Oauth2 support (based on ipset sessions)
  • New counters bellow line graphs of reports
  • Support for anonymous bind in LDAP authentication sources
  • Added support for date and time conditions in authentication sources
  • Added "is not" condition on connection type
  • Extend simple search of nodes to match MAC, owner and computer name
  • Added search and display of the a user’s telephone number
  • Can now have multiple external authentication sources
  • Increased speed of loading configuration from the cache
  • Each portal profiles can now use a list of authentication sources
  • A switch definition can now be easily cloned
  • Switches are now ordered by IP address

Bug fixes

  • Re-evaluate network access when changing a node status
  • Re-evaluate network access when closing a violation
  • Missing unit when interval is zero
  • Switch with empty inlineTrigger rises an exception
  • Web admin sets triggerInline while libs expect inlineTrigger
  • Condition on user email doesn’t work for email sources
  • Sponsors can’t be validated
  • Node search by person name is broken (#1652)
  • Can’t enable VoIP from switch configuration form (#1663)
  • Maximum number of nodes per user is not respected by role
  • Routed networks are not properly sorted (#1666)
  • Can’t edit notes of a node (#1667)
  • pfdetect_remote and pfarp_remote fix

See the ChangeLog file for the complete list of changes and the UPGRADE.asciidoc file for notes about upgrading.

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