Mimecast for Outlook: Managing Large File Send Attachments

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The Large File Send Manager in Mimecast for Outlook is used to manage Large File Send attachments you have sent. The Large File Send Manager allows you to:

  • Extend access to attachments.
  • Expire access to attachments.
  • Cancel a file upload.
  • Resubmit / delete / restore a canceled attachment.

 

Walkthrough

 

To access the Large File Send Manager:

  1. Click on the Mimecast tab in Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Click on the  Inbox button. Alternatively, click on the Manager icon in the Send Large Files section. The Mimecast for Outlook client displays.
  3. Click on the Large File Send tab. A list of all of the active and expired files you have sent display.

Set ExpiryExtending Access to Attachments

 

To extend access to attachments:

  1. Click on the Large File Send | Sent Files tab.
  2. Select the message whose attachments you want to extend access to.
  3. Click on the Set Expiry button. The Set Expiry panel displays. 
  4. Use the Calendar to select a new expiration date.
    The maximum date you specify is displayed above the current expiry date.
  5. Click on the Set Expiry button.

 

Expiring Access to Attachments

 

To expire access to attachments:

  1. Click on the Large File Send | Sent Files tab.
  2. Select the message whose attachments you want to expire access to.
  3. Click on the Expire button. A confirmation dialog displays.
  4. Click on the Expire Download Link button. The link to the attachment is expired, meaning no one can access it.

 

LFS CancelCanceling a File Upload

 

To cancel a file upload:

  1. Click on the Large File Send | Queue tab. A list of all files being uploaded displays.
  2. Select the message you want to cancel.
  3. Click the Cancel button. A confirmation dialog is displayed.
  4. Click on the Yes button. The upload is canceled.

 

Resend / Delete / Restore a Canceled Attachment

 

To resend / delete / restore a cancelled attachment:

  1. Click on the Large File Send | Canceled tab. A list of all canceled files is displayed.
  2. Select the required message.
  3. Click on one of the following buttons:
    • Resend to resend the attachment.
    • Delete to remove the attachment from the list.
    • Restore to move the attachment to your Drafts folder.
  4. Click on the Yes button in the confirmation dialog.

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