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Hedwig Mail server

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Hedwig is an open source IMAP, SMTP server written in Java, designed with ease of installation and configuration in mind. Hedwig enables storage of mail message headers in a relational database(MySQL) and mail messages in a file system.

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  • 100% pure Java capable of running on Java 1.5 onwards.
  • Based on Java NIO framework (Netty).
  • A normal MTA (Currently Postfix) can be used for accepting messages.
  • Multiple virtual domains
  • Built in SSL encryption
  • Pluggable Authentication Module(PAM) using JAAS
  • Automated Message File Compression
  • Authenticated SMTP (SMTP AUTH)
  • Message filtering using Sieve scripts.
  • Web based administration console

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Intended Audience

Developers, System Administrators

User Interface

Non-interactive (Daemon), Web-based

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