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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">'''Halon''' SMTP software,</div>
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<div style="font-size:162%; border:none; margin:0; padding:.1em; color:#000;">'''Halon''' MTA,</div>
<div style="top:+0.2em; font-size:95%;">the [[HSL|scriptable]] email gateway for service providers.</div>
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* '''Current version'''
 
* Halon [https://github.com/halon/changelog 4.8-p1]
 
* FreeBSD 11.2-p1
 
 
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*  '''[https://halon.io/download/ Download]'''
 
*  '''[https://halon.io/download/ Download]'''
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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 ==
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[http://www.halon.io Halon MTA] is a scriptable email platform and anti-spam filter 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>
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
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** [[Writing system images]] for bare-metal or live-CD install methods
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| '''This documentation wiki is being decommissioned.''' Please see the links below, to resources that replaces this wiki.
** Using a hypervisor template for VMware, KVM, [[Hyper-V]] or [[Citrix XenServer]]
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** Running on cloud services such as [[Amazon EC2]], [[Azure]], [[Google Compute Engine|GCE]], [[Rackspace]], [https://www.ctl.io/knowledge-base/ecosystem-partners/marketplace-guides/getting-started-with-halon-partner-template/ CenturyLink] or [[GleSYS]]
 
* User's [[FAQ]] and [[pricing]]
 
  
 
== Documentation ==
 
== Documentation ==
[[Image:Fullstack.png |thumb|right|292px|Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers]]
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* [https://docs.halon.io/manual/ Manual]
This informational website is arranged as a wiki. Below are a list of the most requested articles for your convenience.  
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* [https://docs.halon.io/hsl/ Script reference]
 
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* [https://github.com/halon/changelog Changelog]
=== SMTP and e-mail ===
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* [https://support.halon.io/hc/ Help center]
* Email security
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** [https://support.halon.io/hc/en-us/categories/360000018389 Getting started]
** Anti-spam by [[Cyren]] and an optimised [[SpamAssassin]]
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** [https://support.halon.io/hc/en-us/categories/200383602 Knowledge base]
** Outbound spam filtering and [[delivery]]  
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** [https://support.halon.io/hc/en-us/categories/360000630539 Release notes]
** [[DKIM]] signing and verification with [[DMARC]]
 
** Encryption with [[DANE]]
 
** [[SPF]] handling and [[SRS]]
 
** Bounce verification with [[BATV]]
 
** Content filtering, also called [[DLP]]
 
** [[Rate limiting]]
 
* Delivery and routing
 
** [[Scripted routing]]
 
*** External [[API calls]]
 
** Handoff with [[LMTP]]
 
** [[Recipient filtering]] and [[in-line delivery]]
 
** [[Proxy]] mode and [[fully transparent outbound anti-spam]]
 
*** HAProxy and XCLIENT support
 
* E-mail tracking [[search filter]]s and [[logging]]
 
 
 
=== Programming and integration ===
 
* [[HSL]] scripting and [[API calls]]
 
* Fetching statistics using [[SNMP]]
 
* Platform integration with [[cPanel]], [[WHMCS]], [[Odin]] and [[Atomia]].
 
* [[SOAP]] API
 
  
=== System and management ===
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== Other resources ==
* [[Software update]]
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* [https://halon.io/download/ Download]
* [[Performance]] benchmarks and considerations
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* [https://github.com/halon/hsl-examples Script library]
* [[Clustering]] for scalability
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* [https://halon.io/product/ Features]
* System [[architecture]] and [[disk layout]]
 
* [[IPv6]] support
 
* Management
 
** [[End-user]] installation guide
 
** Custom [[reporting]] and statistics
 
** Defining [[LDAP]] sources
 
** Installing [[PKI]] certificates
 
** The revision-managed [[configuration]]
 
** Performing [[recovery]] if something goes wrong
 
** Local [[users]] and [[console]] administration
 
** [[API authentication]]
 
* Storage
 
** [[Disk layout]]
 
** [[Quarantine]] folders
 
** [[Archiving]]
 
  
 
==References==
 
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Latest revision as of 12:55, 11 September 2019

At its core, Halon is a scriptable MTA
Halon consolidates all the functionality needed in front of email servers
Halon MTA,
the scriptable email platform for service providers.

Halon MTA is a scriptable email platform and anti-spam filter 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]

This documentation wiki is being decommissioned. Please see the links below, to resources that replaces this wiki.

Documentation

Other resources

References