Large File Send: Getting Started

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Large File SendThis guide describes the basic steps required to enable the Large File Send feature. Once configured, users can safely send and receive attachments up to
2 GB in size via the Large File Send Portal.


The feature is available from the following Mimecast applications: 

  • Mimecast for Outlook 
  • Mimecast for Mac 
  • Mimecast Personal Portal

View the How Does Large File Send Work? page for further details.

Enabling Large File Send


To enable Large File Send:

  1. Ensure you have one of the required Mimecast applications, as listed above. Further information is available below:
  2. Configure an Application Settings definition in the Administration Console to enable the Large File Send feature for end users. View the Configuring Large File Send Prime or Pro guide for more information:
  3. View our Large File Send Portal: Application User Guides for further details on your relevant application.


After completing these steps Large File Send will be up and running and your end users will be able to send and receive large email attachments.