Avira AntiVir MailGate

Anti-virus protection for your email ­communications under Unix
Unix systems are attracting increasing attention from viruses and malware. Avira AntiVir ­MailGate ensures that your business only receives emails that are free of harmful content --without impairing the performance of the mail server.

Optimum security
  • Integrated, cross-platform virus and malware protection
  • Reliable, extremely powerful AntiVir technology with leading multi-award-winning detection performance
  • Fast reaction to new dangers through an in-house malware research center
  • Time-saving and therefore increased security through early outbreak detection
  • Effective protection against spam attacks (optionally available)

Low costs
  • Extremely low administration costs through automated workflows and central management
  • Intuitive operation without long, expensive training times
  • All licenses incl. free updates, upgrades and Gold Support
High investment security
  • Fast, resource-saving scanning technology which reduces the load on servers and networks existing systems can therefore be used for a longer time
  • Transparent licensing designed to meet requirements without hidden costs
  • Free platform change to new or alternative operating systems

Uncompromising protection
  • Scanning of all incoming and outgoing or internally sent emails in real-time.
  • Recursive scanning of all email attachments, even of those in compressed form (archives).
  • Automatic placing of unknown archive formats and infected or suspicious files in quarantine.
  • Support of all conventional Linux distributions and MTAs such as Postfix, Exim and Sendmail.

Fast updates
  • Extremely small, bandwidth-saving updates of virus definitions through incremental VDF update.
  • Fast, seamless protection through updates without system interruption.

Efficient configuration and administration
    Individual system adaptation to company specifications.
  • Central configuration, monitoring and control of the system.
  • Add-on email address filter.
  • Comprehensive protocol, statistics and report functions.
  • Statistic information on scan activities of MailGate/MailGate Suite can be stored on a database and are available for reporting

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Server
  • Novell Open Enterprise Server (10.2)
  • Novell Linux Desktop 9 (NLD 9)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (SLES 11)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 - 10.2 (SLES 10)
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 (SLES 9)
  • Debian GNU/Linux 4
  • Debian GNU/Linux 5 (stable,lenny)
  • Ubuntu Server Edition 8
  • Ubuntu Server Edition 9 (intrepid)
  • Sun Solaris 9 (SPARC)*
  • Sun Solaris 10 (SPARC)

  • 256 MB
  • 1280 MB for Sun Solaris


100 MB temporary hard drive memory, depending on data volumes (1 GB or more recommended)


Sun Solaris 9 (SPARC) won't be supported any longer as of 30.10.2012.

Use under 64 bit Linux:

Please use the required 32 bit libraries.

Administration through the SMC:

Please consider that the libstdc++so.5 is required for the SMC agent.

  • One license for all supported platforms
  • Licensing is on a per "node" basis, in other words per participating user with mailbox access
  • License periods: 1 year or 3 years
  • License extensions with a saving of 30 per cent for 1 year

Extended licenses

Avira AntiVir GateWay Bundle
(Avira AntiVir MailGate + Avira AntiVir WebGate)

Scope of license
  • Free updates and upgrades during the license period
  • Gold Support: 8x5 (CET) support in German and English
  • Free platform change
  • Software and documentation downloads

  • Platinum Support: 24 x 7 support by telephone/email (available for order values from 5,000 euro)