[CentOS] Message size rejected
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 4 17:47:33 UTC 2008
On Friday 04 July 2008 17:45:33 Mark Weaver wrote:
> Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Thursday 03 July 2008 23:05:19 nate wrote:
> >> Anne Wilson wrote:
> >>> So 'size_limit' is what I'm looking for. Thanks everyone. Now comes
> >>> the really hard bit. I have to tell her, blindfolded, how to tell the
> >>> size of the message she is sending. She uses btinternet's yahoo
> >>> mailer, and I haven't a clue what she can see there. :-)
> >> Don't forget to account for encoding overhead, which can be up to 30%
> >> (maybe more).
> > That's the bit I thought I'd have to guess. Thanks for the estimate.
> why not setup a vsFTPd account for her to upload to? much easier to deal
> with and can be chroot'd, and used by others as well. files go directly
> to file system as opposed to having to be processed by MTA. When clients
> ask me this same kind of question I generally tell them there's a lot of
> good reasons why the internet standard for a 5MB attachment limit, and
> if folks need to send files larger than that, then FTP services are
> better suited for such things.
You haven't met my daughter :-) I'm not saying that she's stubborn, but....
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