• What's new in IP*Works! S/MIME Java Edition V8.0?

    Version 8.0 Java Editions combine the Java Desktop and Java Server components into a single Java Edition, enabling the integration of connectivity into any Java/J2EE applications. Design features like native streams and object collections sit on top of a highly-evolved pure Java code base.

    Below is a short list of some of the new and exciting inpidual component updates available in the IP*Works! S/MIME V8.

    • CertMgr - Updated to include support for certificate extensions, extended key usage, and new certificate store types.
    • SHTMLMailer - Now available for sending signed and/or encrypted emails with HTML content
    • Certificate Chaining - When signing and verifying email messages.
    • NTLM Authentication - Enabled across email components including S/POP, S/SMTP, and S/IMAP.
    • Detached Signatures - New detached message signatures with Base64 encoding.
    • Usability Updates - simplified encoding and decoding emails.

    New Components

    • SFileMailer - Enables you to easily send signed and/or encrypted emails with file attachments

    New Features for Existing Components

    • CertMgr - Major advancements including the ability to create, modify, and sign x.509 digital certificates. Become your own certificate authority with only 20 lines of code - see the included certificate manager demo
    • Simplified certificate handling features across the board and additional security options
    • Email sending components (SSMTP, SFileMailer, etc.) create spam-filter friendly emails, support digest authentication, message queuing, and more
    • IMAPS - CRAM MD5 authentication, built in attachment decoding, and server side message sorting
    • ACL extensions for IMAP account management and user permissions modification
    • SPOP - Digest authentication and additional component interface enhancements
    • A new config method in every component encapsulates cross-component features or infrequently used functionality, greatly simplifying component interfaces across the board


    IP*Works! S/MIME Java Edition Features:

    • Supports up to 128-bit (strong) encryption and Digital Signatures for Email and Document security
    • The components are fully documented, with easy to use, fully indexed help files integrated in the IDE
    • The components are very easy to use, with a uniform, intuitive, and extensible design
    • Fast, robust, and reliable, the components consume a minimum of resources
    • An excellent 5+ year track record, maintained, supported and enhanced by a professional staff
    • All the components use asynchronous sockets. This allows you to create very efficient and highly responsive applications
    • We charge no runtime fees, and no royalties of any kind to application developers. Only one license for the development environment
    • The components are small in size, and have no dependencies on external libraries, which makes them very easy to download, install, and/or ship

    IP*Works! S/MIME Java Edition Components Include:

    • CertMgr - Provides certificate management capabilities for the Digital Certificates installed on the system. SNNTP - S/MIME enabled NNTP client for reading, searching, and posting messages to Internet Newsgroups (USENET)
    • SIMAP - S/MIME enabled IMAP client component providing easy access to corporate mail server such as Microsoft Exchange. SSMTP - Used to send S/MIME encrypted and/or signed email messages through standard mail servers (SMTP)
    • SMIME - Encrypt files, emails, and even newsgroup postings as well as sign and verify message signatures using X.509 digital certificates (S/MIME V2 PKCS)