FilterMAIL! is among the easiest services to activate. For standard configuration, only the DNS MX record needs to be changed to point to the FilterMAIL! server. Migration is completely seamless and the user will not notice any changes other than a reduced number of spam mails and a daily notification mail.
Running on a hardened UNIX platform, each FilterMAIL! G4 server achieve no less than 9.0 out of 10 in the CIS Security Benchmark Checker v1.4.2.
Multiple defense shields with unique modular architecture that allows new defense shields to be downloaded and installed automatically as spamming techniques evolve.
Low maintenance with
Hourly automatic update of spam rules
Hourly update of anti-virus definitions
Hourly update of gray lists
Real-time spam inoculation
Real-time update of black lists
Intelligent multi-layer monitoring of external dependencies. FilterMAIL! is able to monitor external servers for troubleshooting. Some servers monitored include:
Layer 3 - IP Ping response time
Layer 3 - Route Tracing
Layer 7 - DNS server response time
Layer 7 - NTP server response time
Layer 7 - LDAP server response time
Layer 7 - FilterMAIL! Community Update Service
Flexible alert system to identify issues before they become problems. When various system thresholds are reached, FilterMAIL! administrators are alerted via
Complete SMTP conformance according to RFC 821 and RFC 2821.
Ability to provide SMTP authentication at the edge. SMTP authentication can be linked easily to LDAP compliant user directories such as
SunOne Messaging System
iPlanet Directory server
Open source LDAP server
SMTP exception capabilities to control the incoming emails from relay and authentication.
Flexible handling of detect spam messages includes:
Blocking spam from entering
Copying spam to special accounts
Quarantine of spam for users / administrators to view
Forwarding of spam to special accounts
Subject rewriting to warn users of spam
Stripping dangerous attachments from messages
Easy but Powerful Web based GUI for user's management of Personal Quarantine Center and Rules Center
Powerful Statistics and Reporting. FilterMAIL! can provide statistics and reporting via tables or graphs. Some statistics and reports are:
Number of spam email received
Total number of spam messages detected
Total number of executable virus messages detected and discarded
Total number of virus messages detected and discarded