PacketFence v9.1 released
September 18, 2019

The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence v9.1. This is an important release with new features, enhancements and bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use and upgrading from previous versions is strongly advised.

Here are the changes included in this release:

New Features

  • Network visualization
  • Microsoft Intune and ServiceNow support
  • Family Zone, LightSpeedRocket and SmoothWall firewall SSO support
  • New way to forward Eduroam local realm to a specific RADIUS server
  • New DNS auditing log module


  • Adjust Fingerbank device class lookup ordering for added precision of the device class
  • Track configuration changes in local git repository
  • Randomize KeyBalanced to randomize the load-balancing in FreeRADIUS Proxy.
  • Support for SentinelOne’s new API version (v2.0)
  • Firewall SSO is now performed centrally on the management node of a cluster
  • Added DHCP pool algorithm (random/oldest IP)
  • Improved support for Juniper switches running Junos 15 and above
  • Allow to configure the API token timeout
  • Moved vlan_pool_technique configuration parameter to the connection profile
  • Added the RADIUS’ targeted IP address in the RADIUS audit log (help in cluster mode)
  • pfperl-api port number changed to 22224
  • Autoreg for mac-auth with an authorize source
  • Parking portal has been moved in the haproxy and httpd.dispatcher services and deprecates the dedicated httpd.parking service

Bug Fixes

  • pfstats queries /api/v1/dhcp/stats are taking a lot of time (#4096)
  • Duplicate reservations in the DHCP pool caused by a big registration/inline network and pfstats call
  • LinkedIn social login integration due to deprecated API calls from LinkedIn
  • Fixed the logic of “Use the RADIUS username instead of the TLS certificate common name when performing machine authentication”

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

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