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VisNetic MailServer 5.4.5 - Mail Server

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VisNetic MailServer - Mail Server

VisNetic MailServer - Mail Server

Heinz Tschabitscher

The Bottom Line

VisNetic MailServer is a powerful and complete mail server that almost certainly has the right tool for your mail serving needs.
VisNetic MailServer is no longer available.


  • Complete, powerful and reliable mail server
  • Uses secure TLS/SSL connections by default
  • VisNetic MailServer includes good virus protection


  • VisNetic MailServer configuration a bit confusing


  • VisNetic MailServer is a POP, IMAP, SMTP, WAP/Webmail and LDAP server.
  • Security includes support for TLS/SSL, VisNetic AntiVirus plug-in and external virus scanners.
  • Blocks spam using content filters, tarpitting, blackhole lists, anti-relaying features and more.
  • Supports multiple domains and processors, and can connect to any ODBC-compliant database.
  • Can back up vital data on a schedule, and a watchdog restarts servers automatically.
  • VisNetic MailServer is fully configurable through a Web-based interface.
  • VisNetic MailServer can fetch mail from POP accounts periodically and distribute it to local users.
  • Support for automatic replies and mailing lists.
  • VisNetic MailServer supports shared IMAP folders and IMAP rules to filter mail at the server.
  • VisNetic MailServer supports Windows 9x/ME/NT/2000/XP.

Guide Review - VisNetic MailServer 5.4.5 - Mail Server

VisNetic MailServer meets the foremost requirement for a mail server reliably: stability. By supporting secure TLS/SSL connections (enabled by default) and through internal as well as external virus scanners, VisNetic MailServer also meets the second requirement, security.

VisNetic MailServer is not a bad performer either. The memory file system in particular ensures speedy operation. With the large number of features and functionality (mailing lists, Web-based access and administration, dynamic IP address support, ODBC connectivity, and more) of VisNetic MailServer come a lot of options, and the configuration can be a bit confusing at first.

Once configured, VisNetic MailServer is a powerful, secure and reliable server.

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