Thursday 21 January 2016

ScrollOut F1: An Anti-Spam Email Gateway For Linux And Windows

ScrollOut F1: An Anti-Spam Email Gateway

Definition: It is a free and easy to use anti-spam email gateway which is designed for Linux & Windows administrators without advanced email security experience.


  1. It is Designed for Linux & Windows Administrators without advanced email security experience.
  2. An easy to use, already adjusted email gateway (firewall) offering free anti-spam, anti-virus protection in order to secure all existing email servers, such as Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Domino, Postfix, Exim, Qmail and more.
  3. Basic deployment in no time
  4. Built-in multilayer security levels make adjustment effort equal to a car radio.
  5. An independent and affordable email security solution with no migration requirements and no cost for implementation and post-maintenance.
  6. Protect unlimited domain names and email servers under one roof.
  7. Combines simplicity with effective protection using powerful (mature, flexible and scalable) open source tools with additional set of rules & filters.
  8. It helps in saving time and money.


• Most features are automated
• TLS 1.2 with SHA2 and ECC (for SMTP & HTTPS)
• Host-to-host IPSec transport encryption with pre-shared key
• Free and commercial Anti-Virus for inbound and outbound emails
• Different Quarantine per domain
• Different scores per domain for Tagging & Blocking
• Provides DMARC record: get notified when domain names are exploited.
• Built-it parallel outbound delivery from/to multiple hosted domains
• Additional SMTP ports.
• Spam scanning for inbound and outbound emails originated from non-intranet server
• Powerful and innovative geographic filtering for Sender IP, Server IP, URL IP and TLDs.
• Verify Sender IP against weighted white/blacklist providers (score RBL).
• Spammer database pollution by deploying unlimited spam traps for your website
• Various validations for hostname, domain, IP, helo/ehlo commands and more
• Verifies incoming emails for DKIM and signs outgoing emails (2048 bits RSA)
• Recipient verification for Active Directory, LDAP, Zimbra and Domino.
• Protection against fake messages that appear to come from your domain or from yourself
• Built-in rules for newsletters and other messages generated by automated systems
• Protection against executable files, malicious content, scripts and more
• Eliminates a large amount of junk emails sent by infected or hijacked computers.
• Various tests for embedded pictures.
• Protection against forged domains like (fake), etc.
• Protection against wifi, dynamic, invalid or unknown hosts.
• Easy to replicate messages across the world by typing a backup (sub)domain.
• Whitelist [sender domain] using drag & drop emails (with MS Outlook)
• Blacklist [sender address] using drag & drop emails (with MS Outlook)
• Reduce storage cost by redirecting multimedia messages (archived or hidden)
• Relay outgoing messages through a global or per sender domain ISP (smarthost)
• Lite DLP for MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF and scanned images (archived or hidden)
• Assign different outbound IP pools per sender domain
• Disclaimer per domain
• Accelerate http traffic with web cache
• Simple web interface with guidelines
• Enforce encrypted connection with email servers
• Backup (BCC) incoming/outgoing emails to an alternative mailbox
• Clone/duplicate incoming emails to another (sub-)domain
• Custom Spam TAG in the Subject
• Fallback delivery to alternative email servers
• Learn spam from other email servers
• Internal DNS cache
• Built-in RBL for IPs, Nameservers, Domains and DKIM
• Built-in Fingerprints service
• IPv6
• Advanced internal reputation service
• Mandatory STARTTLS for cached Domains and IPs.

Available in Both 32bit and 64bit:

 - ISO image.
 - You can also install it from scratch.
In both the cases internet connection is must.


Upto 5,000 messages/day

Memory  1 GB of RAM
Storage   15 GB storage
CPU       1 Processor x86/AMD64
Network 1 network adapter with 1 IPv4 address
Internet   Yes
Platforms VMware, VirtualBox, Hyper-V or bare-metal

Upto 15,000 messages/day

Memory   2 GB of RAM
Storage     30 GB storage
CPU         2 x Cores Processor x86/AMD64
Network 1 network adapter with 1 IPv4 address
Internet     Yes
Platforms   VMware, VirtualBox, Hyper-V or bare-metal


1. Download Debian 7 Server

A clean Debian operating system must be installed but not on the same system on which you have already installed. The installation process will overwrite the existing settings. Download a version of Debian.

2. Install Debian Server

You need a working Internet connection during installation. And install it.

3. Install Scrollout F1

Login to the terminal console using your user (root) and password.

Again, make sure your internet connection is working properly and type the following commands:

apt-get install sudo -y
sudo –i
cd /tmp
wget -O 
tar -xvf scrolloutf1.tar
chmod 755 /tmp/scrolloutf1/www/bin/*

Press-hit ENTER every time you are asked to answer a question. By doing this you will select the default answer.
When done, the Graphic User Interface URL address and default Admin password will be displayed.

Here is the video of installation of ScrollOut F1.

Watch Video:

URL: http(s)://host-ip/
User: Admin (default)
Password: 123456 (default)

To uninstall run the below command:


Ports Used:

out 53 UDP - DNS query, RBL
out 80 TCP - HTTP updates
in 80 TCP - web management access
in 443 TCP - web management access over TLS/SSL (recommended)
in 25 TCP - incoming SMTP traffic (+ other customized local ports)
out 25 TCP - outgoing SMTP traffic (+ other remote ports)
in/out 8080 TCP - proxy web cache for intranets
out 6277 UDP - DCC service
out 2703 TCP - Razor2 service
out 24441 UDP - Pyzor service
out 123 UDP - NTP time sync
in/out 4500 UDP - IPSec NAT Traversal


Here is the video of the configuration of Scrollout F1.

Watch Video:


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