Email report of stripped attachment when exceeding size limit
david at bass.net.au
Thu Dec 18 22:24:05 GMT 2008
Thanks for the response.
When looking at it from a spamming perspective that makes senses.
I've up the maximum message size limit to match that of our internal
SMTP server so this shouldn't be an issue any more for outbound mail.
>> Hi All,
>> Am currently running Mailscanner (v4.67.6) with MailWatch on a FreeBSD 7.0
>> server (I realise the version of MailScanner is quite old, but I have
>> installed it via the FreeBSD Ports system).
>> I have a question regarding reporting a stripped mail attachments when they
>> exceed the maximum configured message size limit. When this occurs the
>> intended recipient of the email receives the report detailing what has
>> happened on possible actions to take to prevent it (e.g. compressing the
>> attachment). I would of thought that this report should be sent back to the
>> sender of the email, since they are the ones who can do something about it?
>> Is this the expected functionality of MailScanner or do I have some
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> I suggest emailing the recipient is best as there are some very large
> PDF's etc around that are actually spam and hence the 'from' would be
> incorrect. If you're seeing alot of this then I'd up the attachment
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