Introduction

This page contains a table of strings contained in the welcome banner or help response of Mail Transfer Agents (MTA). This list was used in the study Automatic survey of inbound mail (MX) servers in academic domains in the UK.

Table of MTA identification strings

ID string

MTA tag

System type

URL

Exim

exim

mta

http://www.exim.org

Microsoft ESMTP MAIL Service

msexchange

mta

http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/default.mspx

Microsoft Exchange

msexchange

mta

http://www.microsoft.com/exchange/default.mspx

Postfix

postfix

mta

http://www.postfix.org/

Sendmail

sendmail

mta

http://www.sendmail.org

netqmail home page

netqmail

mta

http://www.qmail.org/netqmail

qmail home page

qmail

mta

http://www.qmail.org

FirstClass

firstclass

mta

http://www.softarc.com

MMDF

mmdf

mta

http://mmdf.sourceforge.net/

MDaemon

mdaemon

mta

http://www.zensoftware.co.uk/mdaemon

mailer 3.1

nexormailer

mta

http://www.nexor.com/content/view/400/315

MailEnable

mailenable

mta

http://www.mailenable.com/

Merak

merak

mta

http://www.merakmailserver.com/

Surgemail

surgemail

mta

http://www.netwinsite.com/surgemail/

IMail

imail

mta

http://www.ipswitch.com/products/imail/index.asp

Mirapoint

mirapoint

mta

http://mirapoint.com

VisNetic.MailServer

visnetic

mta

http://www.deerfield.com/products/visnetic-mailserver/

DSMTP

dmail

mta

http://www.netwinsite.com/dmail

Navaho Galium

navaho-galium

mta

http://www.navaho.co.uk

ModusMail

modusmail

mta

http://www.vircom.com/Products/ModusMAIL.aspx

GroupWise Internet Agent

novell-groupwise

mta

http://www.novell.com/documentation/gw65/treetitl.html

FTGate

ftgate

mta

http://www.ftgate.com

SMTPRCV SMTP Receiver

smtprcv

mta

http://home.exetel.com.au/klint/ims/index.html

Mercury/32

mercury

mta

http://www.pmail.com/

NTMail

ntmail

mta

http://www.gordano.com/kb.htm?q=1582

Apache James

apachejames

mta

http://james.apache.org

PMDF

pmdf

mta

http://www.process.com/tcpip/pmdf.html

Table of filter identification strings

ID string

MTA tag

System type

URL

WebShield

webshield

filter

http://www.mcafee.com/us/enterprise/products/anti_virus/internet_gateway/webshield_smtp.html

MailMarshal

mailmarshal

filter

http://www.marshal.com/mailmarshal_smtp

qpsmtpd

qpsmtpd

filter

http://smtpd.develooper.com

smtpf

smtpf

filter

http://www.snertsoft.com/smtp/smtpf

SpamFilterISP

spamfilterisp

filter

http://www.logsat.com/sfi-spam-filter.asp

MIMEsweeper

mimesweeper

filter

http://www.clearswift.com/products/msw/smtp_appliance/whatitdoes.aspx

GWGuardian

gwguardian

filter

http://www.gwtools.com/gwguardian

Trend Micro InterScan

trend-micro-interscan

filter

http://us.trendmicro.com/us/products/enterprise/interscan-messaging-security-appliance/

Symantec Mail Security

symantec-mail-security

filter

http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/products/overview.jsp?pcid=1008&pvid=846_1

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