#5.3.4 SMTP; 552 Message size exceeds maximum permitted

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  1. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

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    Hello,

    Did you get the following smtp error message when sending an email?

    #5.3.4 SMTP 552 Message size exceeds maximum permitted

    In plain english it means that one of the mail servers that is either trying to relay or accept & deliver your email says that your email was too big.

    If you are sending a file or picture you can try to make the file smaller and then resend the email :

    http://www.emailquestions.com/email-articles/359-compress-files-before-attaching-them-email.html

    Using FTP, IM, or a file sharing service such as YouSendIt could also be a reasonable alternative to sending a big email.
     


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