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Old 03-05-2009, 05:54 AM   #1
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Mail size problem sending and receiving


Hey guys


I'm running a Mail server loaded with Suse 10.2.
I have sendmail loaded i can't seem to receive anything over 2mg or send
anything over 2mg i have changed the sizes in the conf files.But it's doesn't seem to help if any one can help ?

This is the message i get if i try and send something: The size of the
attachment is 3mg


Your message did not reach some or all of the intended recipients.

Subject: FW: Testing size
Sent: 3/5/2009 12:51 PM

The following recipient(s) cannot be reached:

'lon3wol7@gmail.com' on 3/5/2009 12:51 PM
552 5.2.3 Message exceeds maximum fixed size (4194304)


Thank you
 
Old 03-05-2009, 08:13 AM   #2
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https://www.sendmail.com/cfusion/CFI...m?kb_id=S10807

Last edited by farslayer; 03-05-2009 at 08:15 AM.
 
Old 03-06-2009, 04:12 AM   #3
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Hey Farslayer


Thank's for the link i don't know if that really applies to my problem... I have changed the size in the .conf on Suse and it doesn't seem
to work. Is there a patch i can download for Sendmail that will solve the problem ??
 
Old 03-07-2009, 12:06 AM   #4
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Did you restart sendmail after making the change ?

There is a similar setting in postfix which is the MTA that I run, and for Postfix that setting affect all mail, so I would think it would operate the same in Sendmail.
 
Old 03-09-2009, 01:35 AM   #5
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Hey Farslayer


I did a restart of sendmail and i did a SuSeconfig after all changes.How easy is postfix to setup ? I'm thinking of loading a new box with the new Suse maybe that will solve all my problems. Do you have a step by step for postfix ? I have always used sendmail and everybody says postfix is a lot beter. Thank you for all your help.
 
Old 03-09-2009, 01:42 AM   #6
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Hi,

reinstalling operating system seems to be not a solution. It will only move to other problems.

Check /etc/mail/sendmail.cf for MaxMessageSize, this is the reason for your problem.
 
Old 03-10-2009, 07:20 AM   #7
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Hey Meisol

I have made changes to the dir /etc/sendmail.cf. And i understand that reloading is not really the best option.
But i don't really know what else to change??

Thank you
 
Old 03-10-2009, 08:35 AM   #8
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The only other suggestion I could make, is for you to post the sendmail.cf file so a fresh pair of eyes can look at it. Maybe you are overlooking something ?
 
Old 03-11-2009, 03:46 AM   #9
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Hi,

i agree with farslayer, having the config file will help to solve your problem.
 
Old 03-11-2009, 03:52 AM   #10
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Hey guys

I this helps sure you can have a look at my sendmail.cf can i mail it to you guys ?
 
Old 03-11-2009, 08:42 AM   #11
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Just post it here..

If you are paranoid about posting it, you can alter any IP or Domain name info if you feel you must.
 
Old 03-12-2009, 01:56 AM   #12
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It's to large to paste here not paranoid.....
 
Old 03-12-2009, 02:47 AM   #13
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Hey guys

I read the sendmail.cf from top to bottom and at the bottom of the config file i found the following 0 MaxMessageSize=4194304.
I removed the line from sendmail.cf and it seems to be working again. I can send and receive files over 2Mg again...
I'll be testing this in the future but i'm pretty sure i found the problem thank you for all your help.
 
  


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