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* '''Current version'''
 
* '''Current version'''
* Halon [http://my.halon.se/support/softwareupdates/mailsecurity 3.5-r5p2]
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* Halon [https://github.com/halon/changelog 4.8-p1]
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[http://www.halon.io Halon] is a [[HSL|scriptable]] email gateway and anti-spam filter (MTA or [[proxy]]) with many features and an extensive ecosystem; probably best described as an ''email delivery and security platform''. It is [[known users|used]] primarily by web hosting providers, and powers some of the world's most popular mail servers.<ref>http://research.domaintools.com/statistics/mailservers/</ref>
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[http://www.halon.io Halon] is a [[HSL|scriptable]] email gateway and anti-spam filter (MTA or [[proxy]]) with many [[features]] and an extensive ecosystem; probably best described as an ''email delivery and security platform''. It is [[known users|used]] primarily by web hosting providers, and powers some of the world's most popular mail servers.<ref>http://research.domaintools.com/statistics/mailservers/</ref>
  
 
== Getting started ==
 
== Getting started ==
The software can be [https://halon.io/download/ downloaded] for free and installed on any x86-64 server/computer or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our [https://github.com/halonsecurity GitHub] page.  
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The software can be [https://halon.io/download/ downloaded] for free and installed on any x86-64 server/computer or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our [https://github.com/halon GitHub] page.  
  
 
* [[Getting started]] guide
 
* [[Getting started]] guide
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=== SMTP and e-mail ===
 
=== SMTP and e-mail ===
 
* Email security
 
* Email security
** Anti-spam by [[CYREN]] and an optimised [[SpamAssassin]]
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** Anti-spam by [[Cyren]] and an optimised [[SpamAssassin]]
 
** Outbound spam filtering and [[delivery]]  
 
** Outbound spam filtering and [[delivery]]  
 
** [[DKIM]] signing and verification with [[DMARC]]
 
** [[DKIM]] signing and verification with [[DMARC]]
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** [[Scripted routing]]
 
** [[Scripted routing]]
 
*** External [[API calls]]
 
*** External [[API calls]]
*** [[Routing by DNS appending]]
 
 
** Handoff with [[LMTP]]
 
** Handoff with [[LMTP]]
 
** [[Recipient filtering]] and [[in-line delivery]]
 
** [[Recipient filtering]] and [[in-line delivery]]
 
** [[Proxy]] mode and [[fully transparent outbound anti-spam]]
 
** [[Proxy]] mode and [[fully transparent outbound anti-spam]]
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*** HAProxy and XCLIENT support
 
* E-mail tracking [[search filter]]s and [[logging]]
 
* E-mail tracking [[search filter]]s and [[logging]]
  

Latest revision as of 08:45, 7 May 2019

At its core, Halon is a scriptable SMTP server
Halon SMTP software,
the scriptable email gateway for service providers.
  • Current version
  • Halon 4.8-p1
  • FreeBSD 11.2-p1

Halon is a scriptable email gateway and anti-spam filter (MTA or proxy) with many features and an extensive ecosystem; probably best described as an email delivery and security platform. It is used primarily by web hosting providers, and powers some of the world's most popular mail servers.[1]

Getting started

The software can be downloaded for free and installed on any x86-64 server/computer or as a virtual machine. Supplementary software is available on our GitHub page.

Documentation

Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers

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

SMTP and e-mail

Programming and integration

System and management

References