[Mailman-Users] Max_Message_Size Question

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Sun Jun 24 06:54:54 CEST 2007

Zachary Flower wrote:

>> >which does not work as every attachment sent is at least 7MB. I've also
>> >tried to set the value to 15MB on the web config and it still sets the max
>> >size as 3MB. This is extremely important for this mailing list to be useful
>> >at all, does anybody have any suggestions as to how I can fix this?
>> Are the messages being held in Mailman with a reason like
>>   Message body is too big: nn bytes with a limit of nn KB
>> or are they behing held for some other reason or is something entirely
>> different happening?
>The messages are actually being bounced back to the sender if they are
>over 3MB, which is also a problem. I would settle for the messages being
>held for moderator approval because at least they would get through, but
>as of now, they are being rejected completely.

And now I am even more certain that this is not a Mailman issue. I
don't think the mail even reaches Mailman. I think it is being
rejected by the incoming MTA.

What does the bounce message look like?

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