SCOoffice Server 4.2 New Features & Benefits

New Features Benefits
New Platform Support Supports SCO OpenServer 6.0.0 and UnixWare 7.1.4
Private Mail Domains Many separate private email domains can be hosted on a single SCOoffice Server.
Improved UTF-8 Support Easier adaptation to additional locales and languages.
Active Directory Server Synchronization Using LDAP interfaces, user credentials can be synchronized with an Active Directory Server
Statistics Module Observe the activity on the SCOoffice server using convenient new statistics graphs.
Wireless Application Protocol email Read email from a WAP enabled browser on a mobile device
Configurable log rotation Log files can be used in rotation, preventing any one of them from becoming too large and making backups easier to administer.
Jabber Instant Messaging Convenient instant messaging between users on the SCOoffice mail server.
Out of office message improvements Easier administration and a more personal touch for your out of office messages.
Mail Forwarding option Easier administration for sending mail to an alternate as required.
Contacts and Calendar entry migration New support for migrating Contact and Calendar entries from existing Microsoft Exchange accounts
SquirrelMail Web email support Read and respond to email using a very simple web interface
Updated server components Amavis 2.4.0, Apache HTTP 1.3.37, ClamAV 0.88.4, Cyrus IMAP 2.2.13, OpenLDAP 2.3.25, Postfix 2.1.6, ProFTPD 1.2.10, Spamassassin 3.1.4
Updated Outlook Connector Improved integration with the Microsoft Outlook client.

SCOoffice Server Features

Features Description
Compatibility
  • Provides advanced, scalable, full-featured Internet e-mail server management
  • Supports local, remote, and Internet-standard e-mail protocols including SMTP, POP3, and IMAP4
  • Supports popular e-mail clients such as Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Outlook Express┬«, and Qualcomm Eudora┬«
  • Supports web-based e-mail client for complete web-based mail access
  • Includes free/busy calendaring services for Microsoft Outlook and Web browsers
  • Supports well known and trusted commercial solutions for backup, fax messaging, high availability, telephony, and virus protection
Reliability
  • Provides a modular mail transfer agent, which processes each task separately, minimizing the impact of errors
  • Uses high performance SMTP-based message routing
  • Uses native Internet mail content stores and retrieves MIME content without any problematic conversions
  • Includes single-instance message store with fast recovery
  • Supports customizable monitoring of core services with selectable actions for when a problem is detected
Easy-to-use server manager
  • Includes consistent, easy-to-use administration interface for managing users, aliases, domains, and system
  • Presents complex tasks with simple, intuitive dialogs to simplify administration for non-technical users
  • Provides administration and user interface in English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish
  • Blocks specified users from sending or receiving e-mail over the Internet. If blocked, users will continue to send and receive internal e-mail.
  • Attaches messages to every outbound e-mail message, if activated. For example, an attachment may include a disclaimer, a key business message, or any other message.
Easy-to-use user preferences manager
  • Provides easy-to-control address books, vacation messages, mailing lists, junk e-mail filtering (SPAM), user passwords, and much more
  • Configures Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express for accessing SCOoffice Server with a single click
  • Delivers consistent interface across the application
  • Presents complex tasks with simple, intuitive dialogs for non-technical users
Microsoft Outlook Integration
  • Enables e-mail, calendaring, group scheduling, resource scheduling, and other collaborative activities
  • Allows sharing of all Outlook folder types, contacts, calendars, journals, notes, and tasks
  • Enables private discussion groups
  • Provides enhanced Internet LDAP address book with full Microsoft Outlook compatibility
Security and Privacy
  • Supports X.509 certificates
  • Supports SSL 3.0, Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL), and Transport Layer Security (TLS)
  • Relay controls secure SCOoffice Server from spammers and hackers
  • Delivers optional system accounts for increased security
  • Includes Clam antivirus and also provides support for commercial scanners from McAfee and Sophos
  • Includes SpamAssassin junk e-mail prevention software