Re: Exim4 and Message could not be sent because its size exceeded the server's limit
Its my server that is rejecting it as it is rejecting it the moment I try
and send it. Any ideas how I can stop it doing this?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter A. Cole" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Sunday, February 29, 2004 12:49 AM
Subject: Re: Exim4 and Message could not be sent because its size exceeded
the server's limit
> On Sat, 28 Feb 2004 21:48:53 +0000
> Charlie Grosvenor <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have just upgraded to exim4 and now I cannot send large messages
> > have increased the limit in the file:
> > /etc/exim4/conf.d/main/01_exim4-config_listmacrosdefs
> > MESSAGE_SIZE_LIMIT = 1000M
> > and updated the main configuration file update-exim4.conf and restarted
> > and it makes no difference. How do I go about getting rid of this limit?
> > Thank you
> Hi Charlie,
> It may not be your server rejecting the message, unless of course it's
rejecting the instant you try to send it.
> Generally, most servers don't allow messages above 3, 5, or 10MB due to
the load it imposes on the server.
> The size of the email you are trying to send is huge, can you not break it
up a bit?
> I manage mail servers in a Windows environment at work (so my Linux mail
server knowledge is quite limited) and I am constantly having to explain to
users why 50, 100, 500MB email messages are not being sent or received.
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