modusGate for Exchange

With its powerful antispam technology, modusGate stops virtually all spam, malware and phishing threats. It’s installed alongside the corporate email server to filter mail traffic. Designed for “install-and-forget” scenarios, it’s equipped with self-learning logic, system alerts and end-user control — making it a favorite amongst busy IT administrators.



  • Multiple Spam Filters
  • MS Exchange and ActiveDirectory Support
  • directQuarantine (Outlook Add-in)
  • Dual Antivirus: Bitdefender & Avira
  • Zero-Hour Updates
  • Detailed Reporting
  • Ready for Virtualization
Bitdefender & Avira

Threat Protection

  • Inbound & Outbound Filtering
  • Connection-level DNSBL filtering
  • IP Sender Reputation System (SRS)
  • Email header analysis
  • AI-based email content analysis
  • Attachment scanning (Image spam detection)
  • SURBL support
  • Anti-Spoofing, Anti-Spam & Anti-Phishing
  • Botnet/Zombie Protection
  • Denial of Service Protection (DoS)
  • Directory harvesting protection
  • NDR protection
  • Foreign language filtering


Security & Availability

  • Message spooling if mail server is down
  • Clustering (high availability) and Scalable
  • Sender Policy Framework (SPF) support
  • DKIM (inbound & outbound)
  • Email Encryption (requires PGP addon)
  • Email Monitoring by User/by Department
  • Mail Cloaking & SMTP Security
  • Support for Encryption-TLS (opportunistic) & SSL
  • Enhanced PDF Scanning


Admin Tools

  • Web-based Administration & Detailed Reporting
  • Easy Windows-based Remote Access (RDC)
  • System-wide, Per-Domain & Per-User Settings and Reports
  • Real-time Dashboard with system health, filter and security stats
  • SNMP monitoring
  • Multiple Domains
  • Multiple Email Servers & Routes


End-user Interface

  • Optimized for desktop browsers, tablets & smartphones
  • Multi-language End-user Interface
  • User-configurable settings
  • Web Quarantine
  • Scheduled Spam/Quarantine Reports
  • Blacklist and Whitelist support


Server Integration

  • Microsoft Exchange
  • Lotus Domino
  • GroupWise
  • SMTP
  • LDAP and ActiveDirectory


Technical Specs

modusGate is uniquely designed to be installed in less than 30 minutes – from start to finish. Our pre-sales engineers are available to guide you during the setup. It can be deployed as a software application or as a virtual appliance.

Software Requirements

Operating System

Support for Windows Server 2003, 2003R2, 2008, 2008R2 (32-bit and 64-bit) and 2012/2012R2
Support for Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003 x86, 2008 x64 and 2011 x64

Mail Server Support for Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010, 2013
Support for Group Wise, Lotus Domino and regular SMTP services
Database Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 x86/x64, 2008 x86/x64, 2008R2 x86/x64 and SQL 2012 (32 bit and 64 bit).
Support for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition x86 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 SP2 Express Edition x86
Web Server IIS 6.0 or higher
.NET Framework .NET Framework versions 3.5 SP1 and 4.0 Extended are both required.
Web Browser Internet Explorer 8+, Chrome 20+, Safari 4+, or Firefox 12+.
Mobile Web Browser iOS Safari 4.0+ (4x, 5.x), Android Browser 4.0+ (4.x, 5.x), Chrome 18+.
Screen Resolution 1024x768 or higher
File System NTFS with Indexing disabled
MDAC 2.8 SP1 or higher
Third-party Antivirius Must be disabled from accessing modusGate folders

Hardware Requirements

CPU Celeron 2Ghz (Xeon Dual Core 2Ghz for Enterprise deployment)
RAM 2GB (4GB for Windows 2012 or Enterprise deployment)
Hard Disk 40GB (150GB RAID-5 for Enterprise deployment)
Network 100 Mbps (1 Gbps for Enterprise deployment)

Whitepaper Downloads

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  • Antispam checklists
  • Tips and tricks
  • In depth research analysis


Vircom's support is Amazing. I called them on Friday evening and was helped until everything was completely installed, tested, and running correctly.

    Steve Arsenault
    Sherman Consulting Services