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[http://www.halon.io Halon] is a [[HSL|scriptable]] SMTP server, probably best described as an '''email delivery and security platform'''. It provides [[CYREN|commercial anti-spam]], dynamic routing, external [[API calls|API]] integration, task automation and much more. It's noted for its flexibility, scripting and integration capabilities, allowing demanding customers such as hosting providers to design the perfect solution for their needs, without compromise. It may be [https://halon.io/download/ downloaded] for free and installed on any computer/server or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our [https://github.com/halonsecurity GitHub] page. New user are encouraged to read the [[getting started]] page.
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[http://www.halon.io Halon] is a [[HSL|scriptable]] SMTP server with many features and an extensive ecosystem; probably best described as an '''email delivery and security platform'''. It's noted for its flexibility, scripting and integration capabilities, allowing demanding customers such as hosting providers to design the perfect solution for their needs, without compromise. It may be [https://halon.io/download/ downloaded] for free and installed on any computer/server or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our [https://github.com/halonsecurity GitHub] page. New user are encouraged to read the [[getting started]] page.
  
 
== Notable articles ==
 
== Notable articles ==
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[[Image:Fullstack.png |thumb|right|292px|Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers]]
 
This informational website is arranged as a wiki. However, below are a list of the most requested articles for your convenience.  
 
This informational website is arranged as a wiki. However, below are a list of the most requested articles for your convenience.  
  
=== Popular articles ===
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=== Getting started ===
[[Image:Fullstack.png |thumb|right|292px|Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers]]
 
[[Image:Update.png |thumb|right|157px|By completely overwriting the system partition from an update partition, updates are quick and reliable]]
 
 
 
* E-mail tracking [[search filter]]s and [[logging]]
 
* User's [[FAQ]] and [[pricing]]
 
* [[End-user]] installation guide
 
* [[Performance]]
 
 
 
=== Management ===
 
 
* [[Getting started]]
 
* [[Getting started]]
 
** [[Writing system images]] for bare-metal or live-CD install methods
 
** [[Writing system images]] for bare-metal or live-CD install methods
 
** Running on cloud services such as [[Amazon EC2]], [[Azure]], [[Google Compute Engine|GCE]], [[Rackspace]] or [[GleSYS]]
 
** Running on cloud services such as [[Amazon EC2]], [[Azure]], [[Google Compute Engine|GCE]], [[Rackspace]] or [[GleSYS]]
* The revision-managed [[configuration]]
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* User's [[FAQ]] and [[pricing]]
* Performing [[recovery]] if something goes wrong
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* [[Clustering]] for scalability
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=== SMTP and e-mail ===
* Custom [[reporting]] and statistics
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* Email security
* Local [[users]] and [[console]] administration
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** Anti-spam by [[CYREN]] and an optimised [[SpamAssassin]]
* [[IPv6]] support
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** Outbound spam filtering and [[delivery]]
* Installing [[PKI]] certificates
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** [[DKIM]] signing and verification with [[DMARC]]
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** Encryption with [[DANE]]
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** [[SPF]] handling and [[SRS]]
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** Bounce verification with [[BATV]]
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** Content filtering, also called [[DLP]]
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** [[Rate limiting]]
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* Delivery and routing
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** [[Scripted routing]]
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*** External [[API calls]]
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*** [[Routing by DNS appending]]
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** Handoff with [[LMTP]]
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** [[Recipient filtering]] and [[in-line delivery]]
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** Fully transparent [[proxy]]
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* E-mail tracking [[search filter]]s and [[logging]]
  
 
=== Programming and integration ===
 
=== Programming and integration ===
* [[SOAP]] API
 
 
* [[HSL]] scripting and [[API calls]]
 
* [[HSL]] scripting and [[API calls]]
* Defining [[LDAP]] sources
 
 
* Fetching statistics using [[SNMP]]
 
* Fetching statistics using [[SNMP]]
* System [[architecture]]
 
* [[Rate limiting]]
 
 
* Platform integration with [[cPanel]], [[WHMCS]], [[Odin]] and [[Atomia]].
 
* Platform integration with [[cPanel]], [[WHMCS]], [[Odin]] and [[Atomia]].
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* [[SOAP]] API
  
=== E-mail routing ===
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=== System ===
* [[Scripted routing]], [[Delivery]] and [[LMTP]]
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* [[Software update]]
* Transparent [[proxy]]
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* [[Performance]] benchmarks and considerations
* [[Routing by DNS appending]]
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* [[Clustering]] for scalability
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* System [[architecture]] and [[disk layout]]
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* [[IPv6]] supportI
  
=== SMTP and e-mail ===
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=== Management ===
* [[DKIM]] signing and verification with [[DMARC]] and [[DANE]] support
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* [[End-user]] installation guide
* [[Recipient filtering]] and [[in-line delivery]]
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* Custom [[reporting]] and statistics
* [[SPF]] errors
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* Defining [[LDAP]] sources
* Bounce verification with [[BATV]]
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* Installing [[PKI]] certificates
* Sender Rewrite Scheme with [[SRS]]
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* The revision-managed [[configuration]]
* Content filtering, also called [[DLP]]
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* Performing [[recovery]] if something goes wrong
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* Local [[users]] and [[console]] administration
  
 
=== Storage ===
 
=== Storage ===

Revision as of 09:17, 3 December 2015

At its core, Halon is a scriptable SMTP server

Halon is a scriptable SMTP server with many features and an extensive ecosystem; probably best described as an email delivery and security platform. It's noted for its flexibility, scripting and integration capabilities, allowing demanding customers such as hosting providers to design the perfect solution for their needs, without compromise. It may be downloaded for free and installed on any computer/server or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our GitHub page. New user are encouraged to read the getting started page.

Notable articles

Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers

This informational website is arranged as a wiki. However, below are a list of the most requested articles for your convenience.

Getting started

SMTP and e-mail

Programming and integration

System

Management

Storage