Mimecast Personal Portal: Requesting Large File Attachments

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This guide explains how to use the Mimecast Personal Portal to request and receive large email attachments safely and securely with the Large File Receive feature.

 

Applies to:

 

  • End-users of Mimecast Personal Portal.
  • Where Large File Receive is enabled by administrators.

 

LFR IconRequesting Large Files


To request large files from other users via the Mimecast Personal Portal:

  1. Compose a message.
  2. Add the recipient, subject, and body to the message.
  3. Select the Large File Receive icon.
  4. LFR PreferencesThe Large File Receive Preferences dialog displays. Proceed to send with default settings set by your Administrator or amend the available settings to suit your needs.
    Your administrator may have enforced some or all of these settings, meaning you cannot override them.
  5. Click on the OK button.
  6. Click on the Send button. An invitation to share files using Large File Send will be sent to recipient/s.
  7. You'll receive an email to confirm your invitation was sent.
    The Compose feature does not support the inclusion of inline, or embedded images in email. Any inline images included will show in the Mimecast Personal Portal environment, but will not display when messages are sent outside of Mimecast.

Large File Receive Invitations 

Recipients can send a file up to 2 GB once with the invitation, until the set expiration date.  

LFS InvitationThe Large File Receive invitation message is sent to the recipient's Mimecast Personal Portal inbox, containing instructions in an attachment.

 

To return the Large File Receive invitation and send the attachment:

  1. Click on the View link in the attachment.
  2. Click on either the Download or View link. A page displays with details of the request.
  3. Click on the Upload Files button. You're redirected to the Large File Send portal.
  4. Click on the Add Files button and select the requested file/s.
  5. Optionally add a message.
  6. Click on the Send button. A confirmation message displays.

 

Receiving Large Files

The files will be available in the Large File Send portal until the set expiration date.

LFS DownloadTo receive Large File attachments via the Mimecast Personal Portal:

  1. Open the Large File Send message sent to your inbox.
  2. Click on the View link in the attachment.
  3. Click on either the Download or View link. A page displays with details of the attachment.
  4. Click on the Download Files button. You're redirected to the Large File Send portal.
  5. Click on either the:
    • Download button to download individual files.
    • Download All button to download all files.

 

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