Mimecast for Outlook: Sending Attachments via Large File Send

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You can send attachments safely and securely via Large File Send in Mimecast for Outlook.

 

Once a Large File Send message has been successfully sent, a notification is displayed confirming that the message was sent. Should a Large File Send message fail, you can use the Large File Send Manager to attempt to resend or cancel the message in question. For more information read the The specified item was not found. page.

 

Mimecast for Outlook v7 and After

From Mimecast for Outlook v7.1, the maximum number if attachments that can be attached to a message using Large File Send is 100. If you've more than 100 attachments, we recommend using a ZIP archive.

Attach Files in an EmailTo send attachments via Large File Send:

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Create a message.
  3. Open the Mimecast tab.
  4. Click the Attach Large Files icon. 
  5. Select the files you want to attach. The selected files are displayed in the message, including a notification that the attachments will be sent via Large File Send.
  6. Click the Send button. The Large File Send Options dialog is displayed.
  7. Amend the settings as required.

    Your administrator may enforce some or all of these settings, meaning you cannot override them.

  8. Click on the Send button. A progress notification popup dialog is displayed. This automatically closes when the message is successfully sent, and a notification popup message is displayed.

 

Mimecast for Outlook 6.3 or Before

  

  1. Open Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Create a message.
  3. Open the Mimecast tab.
  4. Select Attach Large File.
  5. Select the file/s you want to attach. The selected files are displayed in the message including a notification that the attachments will be sent via Large File Send.
  6. Click the Send button. The Large File Send Options dialog is displayed.
  7. Amend the settings as required.

    Your administrator may enforce some or all of these settings, meaning you cannot override them.

  8. Click on the Send button.
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