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Date:      Mon, 25 Sep 2006 12:42:02 -0700
From:      Pete Slagle <>
To:        "B. Cook" <>
Subject:   Re: Exim As MTA
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B. Cook wrote:

> I am running Exim as a sendmail replacement, and I keep getting a 
> "Message failure - message too big" in my inbox for root. (looks like 
> from daily run output)

> I do want to see the mail due to the messages in the queue.. but how do 
> I get it not to show me rejected mail?

To set the maximum message size the Exim will process, put something like

   message_size_limit = 50M
   return_size_limit = 1M

in Exim's configuration file, /usr/local/etc/exim/configure

See for full details.

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