Nitix-powered Link server features:
Nitix server operating system
Designed with autonomic computing features -- self-management, self-healing, self-configuring and self-optimizing capabilities -- and leveraging the reliability and performance of Linux, Nitix is a revolutionary server operating system that sets new standards in stability, security, affordability and ease-of-use. More...
ExchangeIt! is a Microsoft Outlook and Ximian 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 technology making it an extremely reliable and secure groupware solution. More...
NetIntelligence automatic network discovery
NetIntelligence allows Nitix to intelligently discover the network world around it and configure itself automatically. More...
Advanced 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 power failure.More...
High performance cross-platform file services for Windows, Linux and Macintosh clients.More...
Nitix's integrated Apache 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. More...
Nitix's 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. More...
Backup System (upgrade required)
Nitix is the only server operating system in its class that supports an integrated backup system. The Link has no backup system by default. As an upgrade, the Intelligent Disk Backup (idb) solution can be added that features continuous micro-backups as often as every 15 minutes and automatic backup management, making backups and recovery reliable and easy. More..
SystemER - 2 minute disaster recovery system (optional)
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 minutes. SystemER requires the Link's optional Intelligent Disk Backup (idb) solution. More...
The integrated high performance FTP server offers an easy way to provide high volume file downloads.
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.
Nitix's 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 Internet. More...
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. More...
Remote Access Services (RAS)
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 Macintosh clients. More...
DoubleVision high reliability Internet connectivity
DoubleVision enables the combination of two or more separate Internet links from different Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to be connected to one Nitix-powered server providing an effective increase in available Internet bandwidth as all HTTP Internet traffic is intelligently spanned across both links. More...
Remote deployment analog dial-in support
Analog dial-in support provides the ultimate in remote
deployment and management.
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. More...
DHCP & DNS servers
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 name resolution. More...
All Nitix users are automatically listed on a built-in LDAP server (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) for providing address book feature to email client.
Positive Web Filtering
Positive Web Filtering allows administrators to restrict web access to only a few select web sites and allow full Internet access from specific workstations.
Remote user management tools
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.
Nitix AntiVirus (optional)
Utilizing the award-winning Kaspersky® antivirus engine, and designed specifically for the Nitix server operating system, Nitix AntiVirus protects both your network and email from viruses, worms, email worms, Trojans and other malicious programs that could seriously harm your network. More...
Nitix AntiSpam (optional)
Utilizing the award-winning Vircom® anti-spam engine, and designed specifically for the Nitix server operating system, Nitix AntiSpam quickly, easily and reliably stops spam from polluting your Inbox. More..