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Mail server trouble.

Question asked by kaz on Jun 9, 2013
Latest reply on Jun 10, 2013 by kevinds

Last night I sent a message that contained six pictures that were taken using my smartphone.


MIME encoded, the message added up to 19 Mb.


It took a long time to send to Shaw's mail server (, almost an hour, and in the end it somehow failed. The message was never delivered.


This afternoon I deleted it from my queue. After that, smaller messages stuck in the queue after the big one were able to get out and deliver successfully.


I resent the pictures in three messages, two each.


Now the first message of the batch is just 5.1 Mb, and it is still not able to get through.


Why can't I send a 5.1 Mb mail in the year 2013?


I could understand if it was 1993.