Alt-N Technologies’ DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) API Library Open Sourced

Published: Fri Jul 22 2005

ARLINGTON, Texas – July 18, 2005 – Alt-N Technologies (, a global leader in secure email, collaboration, and fax servers for the Windows platform, today announced the open sourcing of the DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) stand-alone API library written in C++, which can be used to incorporate DKIM capability into an existing MTA or other application. Available on SourceForge at, the API library includes full support for signing and verifying using DKIM.

DKIM is a signature-based email authentication proposal which is based on Yahoo!’s DomainKeys email authentication technology and Cisco’s Identified Internet Mail. It provides email users with an additional level of protection against email forgery, a tactic often used in phishing attacks. DKIM was developed so that businesses and consumers will have a stronger, more accurate means for identifying legitimate email messages. Read more about DKIM at

MDaemon 8.10 (, a DKIM capable version of Alt-N's popular email server, is a secure, turn-key mail server solution. It can also serve as a secure "front-door" to an existing email system such as Microsoft Exchange, thereby bringing SPF, DomainKeys, and DKIM capability where it didn’t exist before.


Alt-N Technologies specializes in developing communications software for Internet, Intranet, WAN and LAN applications. Alt-N software includes MDaemon email server, Outlook Connector for enabling Outlook sharing through MDaemon, AntiVirus for MDaemon and RelayFax facsimile server, all separately licensed. LDaemon is a free LDAP server designed to work with Alt-N products. WebAdmin is a free product for configuring MDaemon through a web browser. All products come with professional features and beginner-level ease of use. Products are sold and supported internationally through a network of exclusive distributors and resellers.

Alt-N Technologies is a privately-held Arlington, Texas, USA enterprise. More information on Alt-N Technologies is available at

MDaemon and RelayFax are registered trademarks of Alt-N Technologies, Ltd. Microsoft Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. All other marks are property of their respective owners.


For more information, please contact:

Mollie Siharath
Alt-N Technologies, Ltd.
2201 East Lamar Blvd, Suite 270
Arlington, Texas 76006
Phone: (817) 525-2005
Fax: (817) 525-2019
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Contact Phone: 817-525-2005

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