MailScan for SMTP Servers


MailScan for SMTP Servers

MailScan for SMTP Server is the advanced Real-time Anti-Virus and Anti-Spam solution for Mail Servers that works on platforms like Windows, Unix, Linux, Novell and Solaris. MailScan is installed on Windows machine to act as a Security Gateway between your Mail Server and the Internet.






Web Based Administration

Prevents Malware Outbreaks, Data theft, Productivity loss and Security violations.

Relay Control

Stops spammers from using your organization's IP addresses to send spam.

Real-Time Virus Scanning at the Mail Gateway

Scans emails for all types of Virus and other Malware in Real-Time including all inbound and outbound Mail Traffic.

Comprehensive Attachment & eMail Archiving

Customizable options to archive e-mails and attachments flowing in and out of the system. This feature also helps in comprehensive Content Auditing.


Attachment Filtering

Extensive options to block certain attachments like EXE, COM, CHM or BAT from being sent or received.

Compression and Decompressiong

Options for automatic compression and decompression of files.


SMTP Transparent Proxy

SMTP Transparent Proxy enables a Transparent Layer Security based communication between Hub Transport Server and Edge Transport Server.

SMTP Control

The functioning of the SMTP server can be controlled.


Real-Time Content Scanning

With the help of Security Policies, all incoming and outgoing messages are scanned in Real-Time for offensive words and adult content.

Automated Hourly Updates

The Anti-Virus and spam databases are automatically updated every hour for instant protection from emerging threats.


Advanced Anti-Spam and Anti-Phishing

MailScan uses a combination of technologies like Real-time Black List, SURBL Checking, MX/A DNS Record Verification, Reverse DNS, X-Spam Rules Check, Sender Policy Framework and Non Intrusive Learning Patterns.

Virus Outbreak Alerts

A Virus Outbreak Alert is sent to the administrator providing a detailed report of virus emails received within a defined span of time.


Non Intrusive Learning Pattern (NILP)

NILP is a revolutionary technology from MicroWorld that works on the principles of Artificial Intelligence to employ an adaptive mechanism in Spam and Phishing Control.

Multi-Domain Support

Supports multiple domains.



Mails coming from unknown senders are rejected temporarily as most spamming servers do not try to send the mail in case of a first time rejection.

User Mail Size Restriction and Mail Parking

The incoming and outgoing mail size can be set. It also provides an option for Mail Parking.


Blocking Image Spam

Uses powerful in-built technologies to filter out image spam.

LDAP & POP3 Authentication

Supports LDAP & POP3 Authenticated Web Administration.


Autogenerated Spam Whitelist

When a local user sends a mail to an email address, the system automatically adds that ID to the Spam Whitelist.

SMTP Authentication

The sender can be authenticated at the SMTP level.



Clustering provides load balancing by distributing mails to multiple computers for scanning.

Customized Disclaimers

Easy to use options to add customized Disclaimers to all external and internal emails.


Extensive Reports

Provides advanced analytical reports in graphical and Non-graphical formats.




System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported: Windows® 2000 Service Pack 4 and Rollup pack 1, Windows® XP, Windows® Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8, Windows® Server 2000, Windows® Server 2003, Windows® Server 2003 R2, Windows® Server 2008 (Including R2) and Windows® Server 2012

CPU: 2GHz Intel™ Core™ Duo processor or equivalent

Memory: 2GB RAM

Other Requirements

Web Browser: Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7.0 & above

Display: High-color display with a resolution of 640x480 pixels or higher recommended)

Disk Space: 2GB of free space.

Version: 6.x