ESET Mail Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris

Secure Your Email Gateway.
ESET provides superior antivirus and antispam
protection for your e-mail communications.

ESET Mail Security provides Linux, BSD & Solaris based mail servers with effective protection from known
and emerging forms of malware including viruses, worms, Trojans, and other Internet security threats.
With an ESET solution deployed on the Unix-based server, IT managers
no longer need to choose between security and performance.

What's New

Support for Novell Groupwise NEW
ESET Mail Security is now compatible with this popular collaboration software, allowing the direct integration of our scanning agent into the Groupwise environment.

Enhanced antispam engine NEW
with advanced configuration options, now available also via webinterface.

Improved WWWI NEW
(webinterface), currently enabling customers to adjust even more parameters.


New Scheduler NEW
Allowing customers to set multiple tasks, actions to meet various administration needs.

Support for Free BSD 8 NEW
Adding support for this highly demanded OS to meet.

Improved Scanning Core NEW
Now featuring the powerful ThreatSense® scanning engine, well known from our ESET NOD32 Antivirus, already available for Linux Desktop.


ESET Mail Security Product Card

Key Features and Benefits

Automatic Bidirectional Protection
Transparently scan all inbound and outbound POP3, SMTP and IMAP traffic for viruses, worms, spyware, and other threats.

Object Handling Control
Allows administrators to define a set of actions that will be taken based on scan results, such as message blocking.

Integration with Common Mail Transfer Agents
ESET Mail Security features content filter modules for Postfix, Sendmail, Qmail, Exim, Zmailer, and others.


Fine-Grained Configuration Options
Administrators can set specific scanner parameters on a per mailbox/domain basis.

Centralized Management
ESET Remote Administrator simplifies the management of endpoint and server security products across large networks.

Effective Spam Filter
Prevent unwanted mail from entering your system and effective spam protection applies multiple methods simultaneously to achieve excellent detection rate.


Easy to Manage
Intuitive, web-based administration interface allows user-friendly configuration, administration and license management of single server.

Efficient and Timely Updates
Extremely compact updates from ESET's Virus Lab apply automatically to deliver the most current protection without impacting your network or system resources.


ESET Remote Administrator

With ESET Remote Administrator, you can easily manage tens to even thousands of Windows, Mac OS, Linux, or mobile endpoints — all from a single console. Apply policies and rules, monitor detections, and remotely configure from any networked computer.

ESET Remote Administrator 4 gives you all the essential tools to manage all ESET products in your network.

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ESET Remote Administrator


Live Grid
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ESET Technology
Protect your corporate infrastructure with time-tested technology you can trust. Learn more

Save time and money with ESET Unilicense – cover all company endpoints and operating systems with a single purchase. Learn more

Interactive Comparison
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Award-winning, Certified Protection
Our solutions are recognized by independent testing and certification organizations as the premium products in the industry. Learn more


System Requirements

Processor Architecture
Intel or AMD x86/x64

Operating Systems
Linux – Kernel version 2.6.x or higher; glibc 2.3.6 or higher
FreeBSD – Version 6.x, 7.x, 8.x & 9.x
NetBSD – Version 4.x
Sun Solaris
Version 10

Zarafa Ready


More Information

Product Info

  • Support – Stay up-to-date with the latest product and technical information, including FAQ, installation videos, and more.
  • Changelog – Browse recent product versions and history of changes including fixes and enhancements.
  • Case Studies – See how ESET products perform in the real business environments.


Download ESET Mail Security for Linux / BSD / Solaris, product documentation, archive products and see the changelogs.