I am trying to send (or receive) a large file by email - but it won't go through. Why?
If the file in question is larger than 5mb, it will be refused due to restrictions set on the email server.
If the file is less than 5mb, the problem could be that the file size combined with the file size of email sitting on your mail server exceeds your total email quota.
Attachments to email count towards your email quota. If your inbox is nearly full and the incoming or outgoing attachment will put you over quota, you or the person sending the email will get an error message.
Restrictions on attachment file size and email quota are in place to protect you from being delivered large executable files that can contain viruses.
If the file you wish to send is over 3mb you should use ftp to transfer the file to your server and have the person pick it up there, or use a service like DropLoad.
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