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How to Fix Postfix File too large error

Today, I was getting an error from my Postfix mail server, when trying to send mysqldump file which is about 8 MB attachment. I checked the /var/log/maillog and found this:

sudo tail -f  /var/log/maillog


To view the default settings for all the parameters of Postfix:

postconf -d | grep size


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How to configure Postfix to send mail via Google Apps

In this tutorial, we’ll configure Postfix to send an email through¬†Google’s SMTP on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Server for Google Apps. We can use the exact same setup for Gmail account also:


Install Postfix and command line mail utility using the following command:

sudo apt-get install postfix mailutils


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