Haraka Transactional Email Service
Self Hosted Open Source SMTP Server built with Node.js
Haraka is a highly scalable Node.js open-source SMTP server. It can serve thousands of concurrent connections and deliver thousands of messages per second.
Haraka is a 100% free and open-source SMTP server. It is a highly scalable node.js email server with a modular plugin architecture. It can serve thousands of concurrent connections and can deliver thousands of messages per second. It is written in Node.js and can be extended. All the source code is available on Github.
Haraka is a great tool that has a modular plugin-based architecture that provides a complete, stable, secure, and extendable free SMTP server. Haraka can also be used as Incoming Mail Server, and Outgoing Mail Server (Mail Transfer Agent).
Haraka has very good SPAM protection and helps you reduce spam in your user’s inbox. Its plugin system makes it very easy to develop new features.
If you want to set up your own highly scalable open-source SMTP server, and looking for a solution that you can customize. Then Haraka supports all the required features. It is one of the most promising open-source SMTP servers available for high traffic sites.
It can easily run on any major operating system that can support Node.js
Following are the key features of Haraka Open-Source SMTP Server
- High Performance
- Highly Concurrent
- Native Support for PROXY protocol
- Highly configurable
Haraka requires Node.js to run you can install Haraka with npm:
npm install -g haraka
After installation, use the
haraka binary to set up the service. First, create the service:
haraka -i /path/to/haraka_test
That creates the directory
plugin directories within. It also sets the host name used by Haraka to the output of hostname.
hostname is not correct, edit
config/host_list. For example, to receive mail addressed to
domain.com to the
Finally, start Haraka using root permissions:
haraka -c /path/to/haraka_test
And it’ll run.
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