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Product, Technology and Support news relating to MailSite email, calendar and contact server software

MailSite ActiveSync with Outlook 2013 and 2016

MailSite includes an integrated Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) protocol server out of the box.  The MailSite EAS server can be used to synchronize email, calendar and contacts with all major smartphone devices including Apple iPhones and Android phones. Microsoft introduced native EAS support in Outlook 2013.  This protocol works very well for synchronizing email, calendar and contacts between MailSite and Outlook 2013 and 2016 for Windows.Before setting up Outlook make sure that you are co... [More]

Exposing The MailSite Spam Score in Outlook

In Microsoft Outlook 2008 and later versions you can now display the MailSite Spam Score of messages within the message list.  Seeing the Spam Score of a message in your Inbox or Junk Mail folder can help you quickly filter the more important emails from newsletters or find that missing message in your Junk Mail folder. Previously, the only way to expose the spam score was by adding the score to the message subject. Putting the score in the subject means that it is then included in replies... [More]

MailSite Amazon Cloud Image Updated to 10.3

The MailSite Ready To Run Email Server available on the Amazon Cloud has proved very popular with our customers small and large, new and old. Built on a secured Windows Server 2012 virtual machine, installed and configured for you by our experts, you can be up and running with a new MailSite server in as little as 15 minutes! [More]

MailSite 10.3 Released

Domain Administration Now Available in ExpressPro: MailSite 10.3 continues the work that we started in MailSite 10 to move the most common administration tasks from the Windows and Web Consoles into ExpressPro. MailSite 10.3 expands upon the mailbox administration options already present in 10.2. It brings the ability to manage domain settings together with account creation and deletion into ExpressPro. [More]

MailSite in the Amazon Cloud

MailSite is now available in the Amazon Web Services Marketplace for Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). Built on a secured Windows Server 2012 virtual machine, the MailSite Ready to Run Email Server been installed and configured for you by our experts, saving you time and effort. You can be up and running with a new MailSite server in as little as 15 minutes! [More]

Microsoft Wants Your Email In The Cloud – No More Small Business Server

Microsoft has discontinued the Windows Small Business Server (SBS) product. The Microsoft SBS server provides small companies with up to 75 Microsoft Exchange email accounts at a reasonable cost. The SBS server and has been the main stay of the small business email market for years.Microsoft named Windows Server Essentials 2012 as the official replacement for Small Business Server. Windows Server Essentials does not include the Microsoft Exchange Server.Microsoft has decided to remove Exchange i... [More]

MailSite 10.1 Maintenance Release

MailSite 10.1 has been released to our website for download. This is primarily a stability and bug fix update for version 10 and we strongly recommend all customers upgrade to this latest release. 10.1 also includes a small number of new enhancements and features including [More]

IMAP Performance Improvements in MailSite 10 (part 2)

In a previous blog post we described the pipelining performance optimizations we made in MailSite 10 to improve IMAP and TLS connections. This wasn't all we did in MailSite 10, we also decided to tackle a long standing protocol flaw in IMAP; the ability to query for changes to a folder, especially in modern mail folders which could easily contain 10,000s of email messages. [More]

IMAP Performance Improvements in MailSite 10 (part 1)

After performance tuning our ActiveSync V14 support in MailSite 10.0, we found to our surprise that syncing a large account was dramatically faster than it was against our IMAP server. In both cases the vast majority of the data transferred must be identical message data, so it ought to be the case that the sync times are very similar. This led us to set up an experiment to examine our IMAP performance in more detail; an exercise which turned out to be a very fruitful indeed. [More]

Debugging Tips: How to Find and Trace a Message Through the SMTPRA and SMTPDA Logs

Have you ever wanted to know where that missing message went that you never received? Has an employee said they didn’t receive your email when you think they did? Well now you can find out where they went. [More]