Exchange converting NDR's with attachments to MIME Encoded text

Posted on 2011-03-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I have a problem with our Exchange 2010 server.

If a user sends out eg. a 16 MB attachment, and this for some reason is bouncing back, the Exchange Server is converting the attachment to MIME Encoded text, resulting in a document containing several thousand pages.

Is there any way, that you can tell Exchange to keep the format, so that you'll receive the bounce-back as an email, with the original attachment attached?
Question by:Nordicit
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Amit earned 250 total points
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This is by design. Exchange do the conversion

Author Comment

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So, what you're saying is, that there's no way of changing this?
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Expert Comment

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Yes, conversion will happen. That is Exchange feature.
Send it in plain text. In outlook change the settings from html to plain text. Test the results.

Author Comment

ID: 35197029
Strange thing is, that previously we were using MailEnable, which is free/inexpensive, and this handled the NDR's, as it should. Giving only the error, and then attaching the delivery report.

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