MailScan for SMTP Servers Security Related Security for Windows

A software that acts like a security-gateway for Mail Servers
Features specific to MailScan 4 for SMTP Servers – Realtime Blackhole list (RBL): MAPS (Mail Abuse Prevention System) provides a list of IP addresses that are known Spammers or allow spamming.

This list is called as Black hole list. When your SMTP Server, receives a mail from a domain, not on its allow domain list, you can send a query to MAPS Server which verifies the IP. Dial-Up Users (DUL): Spammers sometimes use stealth mail tactics when their initial Spam attempts are blocked.

They use a dial-up-service (DUL) provider to connect their Spam mail service, to the SMTP Server. This is trespassing on your MailServer and the MAPS DUL project helps in identifying and stopping Spam.

The project has a list of DUL users who are known Spammers. To verify if the request for connection to your SMTP Server is genuine, you can send a query to The request is verified and returned. Reverse DNS: MailScan for SMTP server will do reverse DNS for each connecting IP to verify their IP when other users try to connect to your server.

User level routing/forwarding: It provides routing and forwarding of mails on user level. Mailparking and Mail delay: This feature provides Delay for Outbound Mails It also allows you to select the size of e-mails that should be parked or delayed and set the time duration.

Mailsize Restriction: It provides Mailsize restriction on gateway level. Clustering: This feature is useful to ISP or Servers that receive a large number of mails that need to be scanned. FREE 24/7 ONLINE SUPPORT.
Here are some key features of “MailScan for SMTP Servers”:

· Various features of MailScan are explained below, Real-time AntiVirus at the Mail Gateway MailScan comes with the world’s fastest and earliest updating AntiVirus system that detects Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Backdoors, Rootkits, Spywares, Adwares, Bots, Porn Dialers, Trojan Clickers and all other kinds of malicious programs at the Mail Server.
· Powerful AntiSpam and AntiPhishing
· MailScan stops Spamming and Phishing using a combination of technologies like Non Intrusive Learning Patterns (NILP), Gray Listing, Real-time Black List (RBL), SURBL, General Header Tests, MX/A DNS Record Verification, Reverse DNS, X-Spam Rules Check and more.
· Non Intrusive Learning Patterns
· NILP is a revolutionary technology from MicroWorld that works on the principles of Artificial Intelligence, which employs an adaptive mechanism in Spam and Phishing Control. This technology can analyze each email according to the Behavioral Patterns of the user and can take an informed decision there after.
· Advanced Content Scanning Options
· Content Control options allow you to specify restricted words or phrases in e-mails that should be detected by MailScan. E-mails with such words anywhere in the subject, body or tags can be deleted or quarantined.
· Automated Threat Notifications
· When a virus is detected in an e-mail or attachment, or when restricted words and phrases are found in the mail content, the mail can be deleted, quarantined or disinfected. MailScan provides you the option to send a customized notification to the sender, the intended recipient or others, informing them about the action taken.
· Compression and Decompression
· Oversized files are compressed using standard file compressors with options for automatic decompression. MailScan can be configured to create ‘EXE’ files or self-extracting zip files that are automatically decompressed at the recipient’s machine.
· Comprehensive Reports
· This feature provides a report of MailScan activity for a period. There are five tab pages that provide reports about different MailScan tasks. The tabs are: Mails Sent From Local Domains, Mail Details, Alt. Details, Mails Received from Local Users, Mails Received from Foreign Domains and Daily Analysis.
· Self Diagnosis / Troubleshooting
· When the software encounters any problem in functioning, ‘Send Debug Information’ of eScan generates a file called ‘’. eScan gives an option to send that Self Analysis along with a small description of the problem keyed in by the user to the MicroWorld support team, who identifies the cause of the issue and helps resolve it.


· Pentium – 100 Processor and above
· 64-128 MB of Physical Ram
· 50 MB of free HDD

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