Hexamail POP3 Downloader connects your POP3 and IMAP mailboxes to your MS Exchange server (or other mailserver). It downloads email from external POP3, POP3-SSL, IMAP and IMAP-SSL mailboxes and distributes them to Exchange, domino or other SMTP server mailboxes according to the recipient information found in the mail headers. Unlimited accounts, sophisticated multiplexing and advanced rerouting options all make POP3Downloader the essential tool for integrating external POP or IMAP mailboxes into your company email system.Download Free Trial
Exchange 2016, 2013, 2010, 2k7, 2k3, 2k
POP3Downloader is fully compatible with all versions of Microsoft Exchange including Exchange 2013, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2007, Exchange 2003, Exchange 2000, Exchange 5.5
Windows Server Essentials
POP3Downloader is fully compatible with Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Supports all SMTP mail servers
Integrates with any SMTP based email server including Atmail, Axigen, Courier, Exim, Gordano, Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Icewarp, Ipswitch IMail server, Kerio, MagicMail, Mailtraq, MDaemon, Novell, Postfix, qmail, Tobit David, Xmail, Zimbra, etc
Download from multiple ISP's
Retrieves messages from mailboxes located on any number of Internet Service Providers (ISP) simultaneously so that a slow ISP wont affect the collection performance of other accounts.
All downloads are simultaneous: you don't need to wait for one to complete for another to be downloaded. With Hexamail this doesn't mean lots of CPU or resource usage either.
Runs as a service
Hexamail runs as a service under any Windows Server version (Windows 2012, 2008 (x32 or x64), 2003 (x32 or x64), 2000) or even Windows 7 and XP workstations
1 minute recheck interval
Check and download new messages as often as you require, with a schedule interval resolution of 60 seconds.
Check and download new messages as often as you require, with a flexible schedule for each account. Define intervals for specific hours of day and days of the week
Support for catch all mailboxes with sophisticated recipient extraction and rerouting. You can map entire groups of users or specify rerouting addresses for each email address detected.
SSL fully supported, allowed secure retrieval of email from SSL compliant email servers.
IMAP support allows retrieval of email from any IMAP compatible mailserver. You can even restrict downloading to specific IMAP folders.
IMAP IDLE support
Use IMAP IDLE to have email instantly downloaded as it arrives in the IMAP mailbox.
Full GMAIL compatibility ensures Hexamail is the best Gmail connector or Google Apps Connector for your organization
Users can configure their own account details through a built in web interface or IIS. This avoids the administrator from having to make password requests for external email accounts.
Using an award winning virus detection engine produced by BitDefender, Hexamail offers complete protection from email virus, worms, malware, trojans, scripts and malicious attacks. A virus quarantine allows you to review and cleanse emails without danger of triggering worms or scripts.
Sophisticated bandwidth scheduling allowing you to manage the bandwidth usage of your email downloads
Effective SPAM blocking
Hexamail offers unrivalled accuracy and spam detection rates through the combination of Bayesian pattern matching and support for all other popular spam blocking techniques. The unique quarantine interface allows you to manage the captured spam and modify spam blocking rules and black/ white lists with a single-click!
With Hexamail you can reroute email to other recipients based on recipient mappings, wildcard matches, sender matches, and subject matches.
Hexamail POP3 Downloader allows you to migrate one imap account to another or synchronize two imap accounts to ensure changes in one are reflected in the other. It can manage multiple large accounts containing millions of messages and hundreds of folders.
Includes IMAP Push technology allowing IMAP to IMAP migration of email. Download email from any POP account or IMAP folder(s) and push it onto another IMAP server keeping the same folder structure or remapping folders as required during the IMAP migration.
POP3 account downloading
Hexamail can download all your user's POP3 accounts, and reroute the emails to their corporate mailbox or other email address.
Support for secure POP3 authentication logon using APOP (Authenticated Post Office Protocol)
Retrieves messages from more than one mailbox at the same time. This ensures that mailboxes with large volumes of email do not hold up processing of other mailboxes. Processing is carried out using efficient 'multiplexing' rather than multiple threads: this uses far less system resources and allows much larger number of accounts to be downloaded than systems that use threads.
Forward email to any address
POP3 Downloader allows forwarding of email to any other address, mailbox or corporate email server.
Unrivalled ease of use
Hexamail is dedicated to changing the way business software works: making it easy and productive to use. This reduces configuration mistakes and saves you time and money.
Hexamail's server antispam filter eliminates the cost, time and frustration your workers spend on unsolicited email (junk/spam) by blocking the majority of spam email before they ever reach your mailserver. Hexamail's multilayered antispam filtering ensures the best of breed techniques are used to provide total protection from all email bourne threats including spam, malware, spoofing, phishing and virus. Automatic built in heuristics are combined with admin and user configurable rules and optional features such as greylisting and challenge response to allow you to tailor your spam solution to your exact needs. Unlike the majority of other antispam solutions, Hexamail is a server software solution that runs on your network so your email is never sent to the cloud or any third party servers for analysis. This ensures your privacy is guaranteed, eliminates any additional latency in receiving email and prevents your email being dependent on a third party service that can suffer downtime or hacking. Integrated analysis of outgoing email traffic ensures false positives are minimized by automatic whitelisting.
Highly automated accuracy with 99% elimination of spam virus and malware, automatic whitelist generation from outgoing email analysis
Only incoming email from the Internet or POP3 accounts are filtered. Customer outbound and internal email is not filtered
Suspect email are are quarantined or forwarded to an appropriate recipient
You maintain control of your own email systems without having to rely on third party servers or services
Unrivalled easy to use configuration through a remote administration interface
5 minute plug-in SMTP installation with no changes to DNS or MX records required
Highly optimized natively compiled code ensures the highest performance filtering and no email latency
Add security options to your existing email infrastructure to prevent open relay, dictionary harvest attacks
Privacy is guaranteed because email is never sent to the cloud for analysis
Automatic white list generation from senders contacts and email message threads coupled with intelligent on-the-fly white list detection. This ensures legitimate senders email do not get blocked by the SPAM blocker
Challenge-response features to allow senders to verify and have email automatically accepted and their address whitelisted
Temporarily fail connections from new IP, sender and recipient sets to effectively block spam software, and BotNets. Automatically whitelists your regular senders so that no delay is experienced for legitimate communications.
Dynamic Adaptive Honeypot. The Honeypot uses spam sent to chosen honeypot addresses to automatically generate adaptive intelligent agents, known as "bees". These identify and block similar spam. This provides realtime protection against new spam types, sender IPs, and specifically image spam.
Full Bayesian statistical pattern matching providing highly accurate (better than 99%) spam blocking with minimal false-positives (emails incorrectly marked as spam). Selectable pattern matching subcategories allowing bypass of pattern matching for specific types of spam, such as 'Money Making', 'Recruitment', 'Privacy', 'Competitions' etc. Multiple thresholds for pattern matching allowing marking, blocking or automatic deletion of identified spam. Email accepted or deleted from the quarantine is used to further the Bayesian matchign for future email.
Easy to use white list management facility allowing you to maintain lists of email addresses that you never want blocked. Users each have their own personal white lists and senders can be automatically whitelisted if a blocked email is released from the quarantine.
Full SPF (Sender Policy Framework/Sender ID) support and failure blocking. Helps prevent phishing attacks
Domain Keys Checks
Full DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) support and failure blocking. Helps prevent phishing attacks
Full support for DNS-based URL checking of URLs within emails Built in SURBL support for DNS-based URL checking of URLs within emails
Block IP addresses from relay, sending inbound email. Whitelist IP addresses so that they are never blocked, or white list IPs for relay. Use DNS based databases to block known spam IP addresses
DNS Based Spam protection
Full support for multiple configurable DNS based spam protection databases. Dial-Up User Lists (DULs), Real time Black hole Lists (RBLs), Spamhaus SBL, XBL and Relay Spam Stoppers (RSS) are all supported! Override to allow receipt from known good sender addresses
Spam quarantine with safe email viewer that doesn't trigger virus, worms, popups or other malicious code. The administrator can optionally allow users to review their own spam using a web-based quarantine view. Users and administrator can be automatically alerted when they have spam in the quarantine to review
Blocking based on strings, wildcards, word/phrase, regular expression matches in the email content or subject Configure different actions to perform for each expression matched.
Blocking based on strings, wildcards and phrase matches in the email sender address Elimination of emails with missing, undisclosed, invalid or suspect sender addresses Easy to use one-click sender blocking facility to allow direct blocks of unwanted newsletters or repeat offenders.
Blocking based on country of client IP Address. This allows weighting, blocking or deletion of email originating from specified countries.
Configurable automatic blocking of graphical or image-based emails. The system performs sophisticated checks on any attached or included images to identify image based spam and block it.
PDF attachment spam blocking
Hexamail automatically inspects PDF attachments for textual and image based spam and blocks if an attachment contains spam content
Automatic ZIP unpacking and content analysis
Hexamail automatically unpacks ZIP attachments, identifies malicious contained files and even reads the textual content to detect spam attachments
Configurable automatic blocking of emails with suspect MIME headers
NDR Spam Attack Prevention
Automatically block NDR Spam attacks by detecting NDRs from spoofed recipients, to false recipient addresses, or to nominated bad addresses.
Configurable automatic blocking of emails from suspect Mailer programs
Automatic text style and font analysis and blocking
Configurable automatic blocking of emails containing web bugs, inline framesets, popup windows etc.
Configurable automatic blocking of emails with dangerous or suspect attachments
Configurable automatic identification and blocking of emails with suspect recipient lists
Configurable automatic verification of replyto/sender
Configurable spam action options, including quarantine storage, subject line marking, forwarding, blocking and deletion
The POP3 reader module acts as a POP3 connector, automatically downloading emails from any configured POP3 or IMAP accounts on external servers, and reroutes the emails to any internal mailbox or other external email account.
Unify user email into corporate mailboxes
Spam filter and automate routing of all incoming email
Process all email for spam and virus whether from external accounts or to internal mailboxes
Highly efficient multiplexing communications used to download from many accounts simultaneously
Individually configurable download schedules with timetable to define when to use regular or limited download speeds
Supports SSL servers for both POP and IMAP including Gmail
1 Minute schedule
Download schedules as short as 1 minute
Instant IMAP Downloads
Use IMAP IDLE PUSH notifications to instantly download new email as it arrives
User can configure their own accounts via a web interface or IIS
Modes to download all or only new email for each user
Catch-all and individual accounts supported
IMAP Support including configurable folders
Multi-domain catch all
Multi-domain catch-all accounts supported
Full Gmail Support including all hidden Gmail IMAP folders like [Gmail]/All
Sophisticated rerouting and readdressing options including subject, sender and recipient rerouting
Archiving and Export
Export email to files as text or MIME
Export attachments to files
Emails are routed through all processing modules, allowing for antivirus scanning, spam blocking, routing, alerting, responders and all other Hexamail features!
Retrieves messages from mailboxes located on any number of Internet Service Providers (ISP).
Check and download new messages as often as you require, with schedule interval resolution of 60 seconds.
Automatically delete, expire or retain the emails on your email account
SSL fully supported, allowed secure retrieval of emails from SSL compliant mailservers.
Configure how much bandwidth to use at various times of day
Support secure logon with APOP (Authenticated Post Office Protocol).
Retrieves messages from more than one mailbox at the same time. This ensures that mailboxes with large volumes of email do not hold up processing of other mailboxes.
Reroute to new recipients based on the original sender address
Reroute to new recipients based on the original subject line with wildcard matches
Allows forwarding of email to any other address, mailbox or corporate email server. Route email by domain to different servers or smarthosts
The IMAP Push module allows email to be uploaded to an IMAP server based on configurable rules.
Migrate IMAP email from one IMAP account to another
Automatically move email from one folder to another based on rules
Archive email from your email accounts to another IMAP account
Highly efficient multiplexing communications used to upload to many accounts simultaneously
Individually configurable IMAP accounts
Supports SSL IMAP servers
Remap IMAP folders on upload
Selectively push email based on recipient addresses
IDLE support for efficient push of multiple email to the same account
The antivirus module automatically scans all incoming email attachments for virus, worms and trojans. If identified, the email can be marked so that the end user is aware of the infected content, blocked completely so that the end user cannot inadvertently execute a virus or a script, or the infected attachment can be removed and a comment added to the email to inform the user of the action taken. All processed emails can be optionally stored in a quarantine for later review, resend or deletion.
You can expect 100% detection of In-the-Wild viruses and Trojans from our embedded BitDefender scanning engine
Up to date
The Antivirus engine automatically updates itself at regular intervals
Alert your administrator or senders to virus in emails
Block infected, dangerous, or forbidden attachments
Remove infected, dangerous, or forbidden attachments
Quarantine infected emails for later resend or deletion
The embedded antivirus engine features outstanding detection abilities together with high performance. You can expect 100% detection of In-the-Wild viruses, Trojans, malware and even office document macros.
Automatic updates are another key point in virus protection, both the virus database and the program itself can be updated automatically. The updates are incremental, and only new data is downloaded, thus ensuring updates are timely and efficient.
Allow alerts to senders of infected emails
Configurable response to sender with optional blocking reason
The developer module allows full access and control of all Hexamail modules using an API based on REST json and XML. This ensures support for the widest variety of scripting and programming languages.
Develop custom apps that leverage your email and collaboration data
Fastest possible REST server ensures highly usable low bandwidth API access
Restrict access to specific IPs and ports to prevent unauthorized access.
Full support for all configuration parameters to control every aspect of Hexamail
Full support for all stored email such as junk, errors and sent items
Full support for accounts and user data including signatures, external accounts
Access and manage all mailbox data, including management of email and folders
Access and manage contacts stored in the mailbox module
Access and manage tasks, events, notes stored in the calender module
Fully REST compliant
XML or JSON results format options
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