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Old 12-01-2006, 12:58 AM   #1
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allowing a user to send bulky mail

how do I enable a certain user in my network to send large attachments once?I'm using postix on Fedora 4

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Old 12-01-2006, 01:49 AM   #2
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I don't know about once only. You could change your /etc/postfix/ then restart postfix let the mail go through then change the back and restart again. Complicated but Thats all I can think of. Anyone else?

This is at the bottom of my The comments should help you understand it

#Limit users to message and attachments to 20M
message_size_limit = 20971520

#Limit mailbox size to 100M
mailbox_size_limit = 104857600

Also If you are using squirrelmail i got this from

Also in /etc/php.ini is the variable upload_max_filesize ... it is normally set to 2M (that is 2 mb) ... set this to the max size for your attachments....I'll assume 20M

upload_max_filesize = 20M
post_max_size = 20M
memory_limit = 20M
(you may need to adjust the post_max_size and memory_limit to be higher than 20M ... maybe as high as 40M to get 20M attachments.

Last edited by friskydrifter; 12-01-2006 at 01:59 AM.
Old 12-01-2006, 02:23 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot that helped a great deal...


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