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SMTP relays

Dedicated SMTP relays with outbound AVAS filtering
Price $59 per month $99 per month $199 per month $299 per month $499 per month $699 per month
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Storage 4 GB (!) 30 GB 90 GB 190 GB 390 GB 390 GB
Compute 1 CPU, 2 GB RAM (!) 2 CPU, 8 GB RAM 4 CPU, 15 GB RAM 8 CPU, 30 GB RAM 16 CPU, 60 GB RAM 32 CPU, 120 GB RAM
Process (approx. mails/month) 1 million 2.2 million 4.4 million 6.6 million 14.4 million 21.6 million
Process (approx. mails/day) 33,000 75,000 150,000 220,000 480,000 720,000
Process (approx. mails/hour) 1500 3000 6000 9200 20,000 30,000
Dedicated relay(s) 1 Relay 1 Relay 2 HA Relays 3 HA Relays 4 HA Relays (2x powerful) 6 HA Relays (2x powerful)
Dedicated IPs 3 6 12 18 40 60
Per-email recipient limit 35 35 35 35 35 35
Protection for unlimited servers/IPs
Protection for unlimited domains or senders
Web based admin panel
Anti-spam & anti-virus protection
Header, mime & attachment filters
Custom filter configuration
Filter training/learning
Quarantine management
Rate-limiter for users & domains
User & domain blocking
SPF, DKIM, DMARC support
Realtime health metrics
Anti-DDoS protection Standard Standard Professional Professional Professional Professional
Full support (L1/L3)
Uptime 99.9% 99.9% 99.95% 99.95% 99.95% 99.95%
Setup fee (one-time) Free Free $200 $300 $500 $700
Custom features
Dedicated account manager

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About SMTP relays
  • Ensure near 100% deliverability to all major providers and ESPs through Mailcheap's multi-relay system which resends hard rejects.
  • Powerful anti-spam and anti-virus outbound filtering to maintain IP reputation.
  • Easy to setup: Relay your mailservers via smarthost configuration or use policy-based routing (PBR) to protect entire networks. The solution is compatible with all modern MTAs like Exim (cPanel, Plesk, DirectAdmin), Postfix (Zimbra, iRedmail), Microsoft Exchage, Sendmail, qmail, etc.
  • Easy to manage: Web based panel to authorize mailservers/netblocks, block users/domains, configure spam filter settings & rate-limiting, manage quarantined emails, view log/log analysis, manage mail signing tools (SPF, DKIM, DMARC) and view realtime health metrics for both filter & relay.
Features at a glance

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What does this product do?

    Dedicated SMTP relays with outbound anti-spam and anti-virus filtering protects your email infrastructure and ensures reliable email delivery.

  • How can I use this?

    This is a pass-through SMTP relay service to be used with your mailservers but cannot be used directly with email clients (MUAs/EMAs) like Thunderbird, Outlook, Sendy, Mautic, etc.

  • How long does it take to activate service?

    XSmall, Small: 48 hrs | Medium, Large: 96 hours | Pro, Ultimate: 7 days

  • Limitations

    This product does not manage abuse automatically. Mailcheap provides the infrastructure but you're expected to manage abuse using the tools provided with the service.

  • Are there any sending limits?

    There are no hard sending limits. The only limit is the hardware resources (storage & compute) of the server. Each plan can process (receive, filter and deliver) approximately its stated mails/month, mails/day & mails/hour emails while maintaining QoS.

  • Is there any run-in period?

    The service's dedicated IPs will take 3-4 weeks to build good reputation and be trusted by other mail servers. Your emails will still be delivered during this time but there may be increased risk of false positives (legitimate mail sent to spam folder) while the IPs are run-in. Once the dedicated IPs are run-in, you can rest assured that none else would infringe upon your IP reputation and therefore email deliverability unlike with shared IPs.

  • Can I upgrade/downgrade my plan?

    Plans can be upgraded upto Small. All other upgrades/downgrades require ordering a new service and changing the routing of your mailservers. This process will not incur any downtime.

  • Is this a subscription?

    With Mailcheap, you're able to choose one-off payments or recurring payments. Please see billing FAQ for more details.

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