OT: problem with Outlook message size
itdept at fractalweb.com
Tue Mar 10 23:38:27 GMT 2009
Scott Silva wrote:
> Look at the following section in MailScanner.conf;
> # When the TNEF (winmail.dat) attachments are expanded, should the
> # attachments contained in there be added to the list of attachments in
> # the message?
> # If you set this to "add" or "replace" then recipients of messages sent
> # in "Outlook Rich Text Format" (TNEF) will be able to read the attachments
> # if they are not using Microsoft Outlook.
> # no => Leave winmail.dat TNEF attachments alone.
> # add => Add the contents of winmail.dat as extra attachments, but also
> # still include the winmail.dat file itself. This will result in
> # TNEF messages being doubled in size.
> # replace => Replace the winmail.dat TNEF attachment with the files it
> # contains, and delete the original winmail.dat file itself.
> # This means the message stays the same size, but is usable by
> # non-Outlook recipients.
> # This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
> Use TNEF Contents = replace
> What do you have that set at?
> If you have it set at "add" it could make the messages 2x bigger. Add quoted
> printable encoding and it could add 25% to 30% more.
Thanks for the suggestion. I have it set to the following:
Expand TNEF = yes
Use TNEF Contents = replace
Deliver Unparsable TNEF = yes
TNEF Expander = /usr/bin/tnef --maxsize=100000000
TNEF Timeout = 120
Any thoughts on these?
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