#5.3.4 SMTP; 552 Message size exceeds maximum permitted

popowich

EQ Forum Admin
Staff member
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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