What is PacketFence?

PacketFence is a fully supported, trusted, Free and Open Source network access control (NAC) solution. Boasting an impressive feature set including a captive-portal for registration and remediation, centralized wired and wireless management, powerful BYOD management options, 802.1X support, layer-2 isolation of problematic devices; PacketFence can be used to effectively secure networks small to very large heterogeneous networks.

Released under the GPL, PacketFence is built using trusted open source components that allows it to offer an impressive amount of features.

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Why do I need PacketFence?

Do you want to efficiently handle guests on your network? Is your network a breeding ground for computer worms and viruses? Can anyone connect to your network without your knowledge? If so, PacketFence is for you.

BYOD - Let people bring their own devices

Role-based access control

Eliminate malware

WiFi offload / hotspot

Provide guest access

Perform compliance checks

Simplify network management

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Month after month, more people choose PacketFence. Give it a try too!

Version 6.4.0
Released on 2016-11-16
See also the ZEN virtual machine