ExchangeIt! is a MicrosoftR Outlook and
XimianR Evolution.-compatible alternative solution to the key
collaboration services provided by Microsoft Exchange Sever.
Integrated into the Nitix operating system, ExchangeIt!
leverages Nitix's NetIntelligence, idb and SystemER technologies
making it an extremely reliable, secure and recoverable
NetIntelligence automatic network discovery
NetIntelligence allows Nitix to
intelligently discover the network world around it and configure
Non-volatile solid state disk or CD
Providing the ultimate in reliability
and crash recovery, the Nitix operating system and configuration
files can be stored on a non-volatile solid-state disk or
CD-ROM. In the event of a hard disk failure, the solid-state
disk or CDROM allows the system to continue to operate as a
LAN-to-Internet and firewall device. System recovery is
simply a matter of installing a new hard disk and initiating the
recovery sequence; the system automatically restores itself to
normal operating state.
SystemER - 2
minute disaster recovery
System SystemER (Emergency Recovery) is
an innovative recovery system unique to Nitix that enables fast
and easy recovery from a catastrophic system -- from total hard
disk failure to motherboard or CPU failures -- in just 2
journaling file system
The journaling file system is faster and
much more robust than standard file systems and features
superior crash resistance enabling incredibly fast re-mounting
of the file system after improper shutdown, as in the case of a
High performance cross-platform file
services for Windows and Macintosh clients.
Technologies and Services
Nitix contains core technologies and
services that incorporate autonomic functionality and build on
the strengths of Linux to deliver a superior and cost-effective
server operating system.
Nitixfs integrated ApacheR web server
makes it easy to host reliable, high-performance websites.
Virtual servers, CGI scripts, Perl 5.0, PHP and SSL are also
supported. Nitix is equipped with an auto-configuring WWW proxy
cache server that significantly improves client-browsing
response, while maximizing Internet bandwidth utilization.
Nitixfs advanced email server provides
POP3 and IMAP mailboxes for users and supports mail forwarding,
vacation auto reply and automatic email retrieval using IMAP or
POP3 over SSL. The WebMail capability allows users to access
their emails, calendars and address books using the Internet.
Nitixfs state-of-the-art auto
configuring firewall offers protection from hackers and other
intruders, and is ICSA firewall security certification
compliant. The firewall executes stateful inspections of all
incoming IP packets and performs network and port address
translation thereby hiding the internal network from the
The integrated, auto configuring MySQL
database server provides a database management system with
superior speed, compactness and stability and is easily
accessible through a web-based interface.
The integrated high performance FTP
server offers an easy way to provide high volume file downloads.
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
DDNS eliminates the need for expensive
and often hard-to-obtain static IP addresses. This feature
allows mail, web sites and FTP services to be hosted on any
Nitix-powered server connected to an inexpensive dynamically
addressed DSL or cable Internet line.
DHCP & DNS
The auto-configuring DHCP server assigns
IP addresses to all users on the internal LAN, while the
integrated auto-configuring DNS server takes care of Internet
deployment analog dial-in support
Analog dial-in support provides the
ultimate in remote deployment and management. Software RAID
Technology For increased data storage capacity and additional
redundancy, Nitix Premium Edition supports RAID 1 (mirroring) or
RAID 5 (multidisk array) with idb backup. Nitixfs Software RAID
Technology allows you complete read and write access to the
server during a RAIDrebuild. *Available only with Nitix PE
Positive Web Filtering allows
administrators to restrict web access to only a few select web
sites and allow full Internet access from specific workstations.
Employing the Internet as a connection
medium, the TunnelVision Virtual Private Network solution
delivers a safe and easy way to connect offices to each other.
Data is secured in transit using the 128 bit Blowfish encryption
algorithm or using standard IPsec.
Using Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol
(PPTP), users can securely connect to their network from
anywhere on the Internet. PPTP support is built into all
Microsoft Windows clients and third party PPTP is available for
For more powerful remote desktop
management, Nitix presents a new screen from the main menu that
displays a list of current active users, and offers remote
access to their workstations.
All Nitix users are automatically listed
on a builtin LDAP server (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
for providing address book feature to email client.
VirusProtect is an award-winning
anti-virus engine that protects Nitix-powered server-based mail
services from email borne virus.