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#56627 19-Jan-2010 12:51
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Just wondering if there is any size limits on emails coming and going via Orcons POP and SMTP servers ?

ie: Can i send a 200mb email via smtp.orcon and recieve it via the Orcon pop server (Not that Im going to, its just a hypothetical query Ive been asked to answer :) )


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  #291168 19-Jan-2010 13:13
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Around 25Mbytes, but you gotta factor in the UUNCODEING of the attachment,. So it works out to be around 10Mbytes per email.


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  #291185 19-Jan-2010 14:16
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THanks for that :)




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  #291187 19-Jan-2010 14:19
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You also need to factor in what limits the systems between you and the sender/receiver might have. For large transfers there are 3rd party web service that can act as a dropoff/pickup point for you. Have a look at SendSpace - http://www.sendspace.com/ - they'll handle files up to 300Mb and it's free for casual use.

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