Increase mail size - postfix

Hello,

How would i increase receive email size in postfix. Or how would i increase so connection doesn't timed out when receiving large emails. I am using postfix. When i try to send a large email i get connection lost error.

Thanks,
Shashank
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dullzCommented:
In main.cf modify message_size_limit to the size you want (measured in bytes).

If the connection itself is timing out I don't think its postfix, postfix will refuse the message right away if its over the limit (its including in the server communication).

Is there possibly a firewall or another device which is prematurly dropping a connection if its open too long?

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shashank3Author Commented:
message_size_limit doesn't exist in main.cf. so shall i just add it? i think default is 10 Mb. so my emails more than this are getting timed out.
dullzCommented:
Yes, if its not there you can just add it.
shashank3Author Commented:
i think this would work. let me try and i'll let you know.
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