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SMTP and POP3 Mail Server

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An SMTP and POP3 mail server written using the .NET Framework and C#.

Sample Image - smtppop3mailserver.jpg


The MailServerComponent implements POP3 and SMTP (core) servers. It Handles lowlevel POP3 and SMTP commands and raises events according to it. The MailServer service just handles MailServerComponent events and does mail retrieving and storing job.



  • SMTP/POP3/IMAP4/WebMail
  • IP access filtering
  • User mailbox size limit
  • Supports XML or MSSQL databases
  • Nice GUI for administation
  • Well commented source code included


  • All basic SMTP features  
  • Supports multiple domains  
  • Supports multiple e-address for one mailbox  
  • Supports aliases(Mailing lists). Supports public and private(needs authentication) lists.
  • Supports email routing. eg *ivar* pattern routes all addresses containing ivar to specified mailbox or remote address  
  • SMTP AUTH (LOGIN CRAM-MD5) (supported authentication types)  
  • SMTP custom message filters  
  • Relay can be controlled by IP access or authentication


  • All basic POP3 features
  • APOP command for secure authentication
  • POP3 AUTH (LOGIN CRAM-MD5) (supported authentication types)
  • POP3 remote accounts

WebMail (ASP.NET):

  • Standalone webmail, can be used any with IMAP based mailserver
  • Supports XML or MSSQL databases
  • Multiple UI languages (ENG,EST,RUS)



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Ivar Lumi
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GeneralRe: is there have the issue time of the future release? Pin
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GeneralAsynchronous Socket version available Pin
Ivar Lumi6-Nov-03 5:32
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QuestionStore messages in SQL db? Pin
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AnswerRe: Store messages in SQL db? Pin
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Questionhow can i open your solution file(*.sln)? Pin
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GeneralIMAP error Pin
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GeneralRe: IMAP error Pin
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GeneralWebMail added Pin
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