WebSTAR Server Suite 4.2
WebSTAR Server Suite is a set of easy to use Internet servers
for the Mac OS, providing support for Web, FTP, Mail and Proxy
services. In addition to supporting a TCP/IP-based application
for remote administration of these services, WebSTAR Server Suite
includes a number of other technical features, including:
Web Server (HTTP, HTTPS/SSL)
High performance Web server, capable of serving tens of millions of connections a day.
Full support for the HTTP 1.1 protocol, including persistent connections and byte-range requests.
Support for single-link IP multihoming, virtual domain and language-based routing.
High performance file info and data caching architecture.
SSLv2 and SSLv3 support on a per-IP address basis, including support for multiple X509, X509v3, PKCSv7 chained, Netscape chained and Server Gated Cryptography (SGC) style certificates, and RC4-128, 3DES, DES-56, DES-40, RC4-40 and MAC-only encryption options.
Enhanced Server-Side-Includes featuring an extensible architecture allowing Plug-Ins to register custom HTML tags for processing on SSI pages.
Support for processing of Mac OS-based CGIs, WebSTAR API-based Plug-Ins, Java Servlets and communicating with WebObjects-based applications.
Lasso-based publishing of FileMaker Pro and ODBC databases
Robust Realms and/or Allow/Deny-based security architecture.
Search engine for indexing sites, including support for extraction of text from PDF files.
User level access control privileges for uploading, downloading, creation and deletion of content.
Support for MacBinary II and III encoding standards.
Limiting of folder content size on a per user-basis.
Supports resuming of FTP file transfers.
Features support for "log-on", "log-out" and folder messages.
Mail Server (SMTP, SMTP/ESMTP, IMAP4, POP3, APOP, MIME, LDAP)
Full support for SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), ESMTP (Extended Simple Mail Transfer Protocol), IMAP4 (Internet Message Access Protocol), POP3 (Post Office Protocol), APOP (Authenticated Post Office Protocol), MIME (Multipurpose Interent Mail Extensions), including limited LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) for email alias and address lookups.
Support for multiple domains and user accounts on individual or multiple domains.
Web-based Email access of user account mailboxes.
Robust routing of configuration of outgoing SMTP messages.
Advanced relay blocking and Allow/Deny security for the prevention of unsolicited "spam" email.
Remote viewing and control of the outgoing mail queue.
Full support for 8-bit messages.
SMTP/ETRN support for intermittent Internet connections.
Proxy Server (HTTP)
Advanced HTTP caching architecture for reducing network bandwidth demands.
Support for upstream Proxy servers.
Security architecture for preventing Proxy access from and Proxy access to individual hosts and web sites.
Registered users can obtain support directly from StarNine Technologies, Inc. by sending e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to send your support ID as part of any correspondence.