MDaemon v13.6.1 now live – includes KitKat compatibility fix

Ok brace yourself for a long ol’ set of release notes! This minor MDaemon update really does highlight the many hours our friends at the Texas-based developer Alt-N Technologies are putting in to make MDaemon the best mail platform out there for small businesses.

This one is mainly ‘dotting the I’s’ as it were but there’s an awful lot of them! Also if you’ve picked up one of the newer Android devices recently, you’ll no doubt be pleased to hear that you can now connect it quite happily via ActiveSync thanks to the compatibility fix for KitKat.

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Connecting Outlook 2013 to MDaemon – POP Vs. IMAP Vs. ActiveSync

With the recent release of MDaemon 13.5 Alt-N have upgraded the built in ActiveSync server which now includes support for the latest ActiveSync protocol used by Outlook 2013. This update adds additional ActiveSync policy support but also it allows MDaemon to provide native ActiveSync support for Outlook 2013 as well as the built in Windows 8 Mail App. Continue reading

MDaemon 13.5 now available – Outlook 2013 support and lots more in the Exchange alternative for SMB’s!

Yes, the latest iteration of MDaemon Messaging Server is upon us! This most recent version of the popular Microsoft Exchange alternative for small businesses is only a point release – you could easily mistake it for a major update given the size of the release notes.

With a long list of features to highlight for both admins and end users I’ll waste no further time and get straight on with what I think you might find most interesting…

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MailStore Server 8 wins MSExchange.org Gold Award

Leading Microsoft Exchange resource site, MSExchange.org, has again awarded MailStore Server with their best accolade in a recent review conducted by Exchange expert, J. Peter Bruzzese.

Bruzzese conducted a thorough test evaluation of version 8.0.3 and was particularly impressed by how quickly and easily the software could be installed and configured.

He also went on to praises the fact there’s support for Exchange Server and Outlook 2013, the additional compliance options (email preview, retention policies, legal hold and auditor access), and the wide-ranging options for access via Web Access, Mobile Web Access for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry.

He labels MailStore Server “an all-in-one solution” and with his closing statement concluded  “I was impressed with it in the past and I’m equally pleased with it now.”.

To read the full review visit this link.

New video: Archiving a single mailbox using MailStore

Our colleagues over in the technical department at MailStore have been busy working on a series of spotlight videos that focus on answering the most common questions you’re likely to have.

In this first video you’ll see just how easy it is to get up and running with MailStore by archiving a single mailbox.

Email archiving methods explained: Journaling Vs. mailbox collection

How should you archive with MailStore?If you’ve just downloaded MailStore, you’re no doubt primed and ready to start hitting “next, next, next” to get up and running as soon as possible. Before you do however, it is worth just taking a moment to think about your requirements in a little more detail.

We see all sorts of weird and wonderful variations to cater for different customer scenarios, but in most cases you’ll need to consider which combination of “journalling“, and direct connection to individual mailboxes you’re going to use to archive your email.

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