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Old 02-05-2010, 02:43 AM   #1
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Incoming mail attachments over 1MG fail


Hi Guys

I'm running SuSE 11 with sendmail and dovecot.

I'm sending and receiving mail. But as soon as someone sends me a mail with an attachment over 1mg it seems to fail. I have no problem sending
big attachments.



Kind Regards Juan
 
Old 02-05-2010, 09:33 PM   #2
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You mean megabyte MB not MG.
And, Can you recieve large attachments through any other mail program?
 
Old 02-05-2010, 09:42 PM   #3
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The dovecot program is configured to reject large incoming attachments. I tried to find out how to change that, but he dovecot site was not responding.
 
Old 02-06-2010, 08:50 AM   #4
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Dovecot is a POP3 and/or IMAP daemon. It delivers mails to you when you log in.

Incoming mails are handled by a SMTP daemon, in your case sendmail.
So change the sendmail configuration to the new limit.

Last edited by ricstirato; 02-06-2010 at 08:53 AM. Reason: Missed the information about sendmail in the original post
 
Old 02-08-2010, 12:41 AM   #5
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Hi

Sorry i ment MG .... i have made chages to /etc/sysconfig/sendmail.. Didn't seem to work ? Didn't know that dovecot is configure to reject large attachments... could dovecot be the reason ?
 
Old 02-08-2010, 04:25 AM   #6
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You can find some help Here.
 
Old 02-09-2010, 01:38 AM   #7
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Hi

I have looked at that post that's more sending mail. My problem is receiving and i have edited that line to 10MB.And it didn't make a difference on receiving mail.
 
Old 02-09-2010, 03:55 AM   #8
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Wiki for dovecot configuration Here. There is an option to resize dbox. See if that helps you.
 
  


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