Email systems compatibility

  • Works with all standards-based email servers
  • Postfix, Qmail, Sendmail, MS Exchange, Lotus Notes, Google Apps, etc.
  • No email server mode, using the MailVault Agent

Email Backup & Archiving

  • Archive all internal, incoming, outgoing email (with multi-domain support)
  • Automated & on-demand, email collection and archiving
  • Multi-protocol support: POP3, IMAP, SMTP
  • Archive email from local & network storage
  • Archive email from multi-mailbox formats: mbox, maildir, eml files, etc.
  • Archive email from mail clients (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc) using the MailVault Agent
  • Legacy email backup
  • Optionally relay incoming SMTP email outwards to a SMTP relay server

Smart storage

  • Email deduplication and single-instance storage to minimize disk usage
  • Compression for even greater storage gains
  • Military grade encryption

Easy archive management

  • Multiple archives, partitions, disks support
  • Disk storage: local, network attached, removable external drives
  • Automatic roll over, with new archive activation
  • Secondary storage facility, with automatic incremental backups and primary archive retention policy
  • Filters to keep out unwanted email
  • Email holding queue during archive or storage maintenance

Compliance ready

  • Long term storage, searchable and quickly retrievable
  • Auditable administrator and user activity logs
  • Flexible retention policies for different email
  • Litigation “hold” support for purposes of legal discovery
  • Email tamper detection

Powerful search and retrieval

  • Simple “Google-like” search
  • Free-text search in full message body and headers
  • Search in attachments of commonly used file formats: text, doc, ppt, xlsx, html, pdf
  • Advanced search based on various criteria
  • Search within search results
  • Save searches for later use
  • Quick forward selected email to users
  • Forward email as original mode available
  • Search and restore across multiple archives

Restore email

  • Restore email for any user, any email id, over any time period
  • Multi-mode restore available
  • Direct restore via built-in POP3 server
  • Forward via SMTP server
  • Direct download as zip file
  • Retrieve email from any search result set (via SMTP, POP3)
  • Access archived email from within an email client (over IMAP)
  • Self-service for users available

Automatic discovery

  • Auto-builds an organizational directory from email
  • Auto-builds a people directory from email
  • Instant searches from directory listings (organization and people)

Enhances productivity

  • Keeps your mailserver light and responsive by offloading storage and search
  • User-friendly self-service functionality lowers admin time and costs

Hardware, OS, technologies

  • Any modern pentium class CPU, 1-2 GB RAM, HDD as needed
  • Runs on Microsoft Windows and Linux platforms
  • Can run on a VPS or in a Virtual Machine (VMWare, VirtualBox, etc.)
  • No additional database required
  • Uses open, standard protocols and formats


  • Easy setup and configuration
  • Text-only mode for easy depolys to headless / remote / cloud servers
  • Accesible via any modern web browser on a desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile phone
  • Web console for real-time monitoring of MailVault activity
  • Context specific help and guidelines
  • New version alerts with auto-update options