Download specific attachments from e-mails

Mark Clarkson mark.clarkson at
Wed Sep 27 12:31:16 CEST 2006

I had this problem. You'll probably find you'll have problems with all
attachments over 2MB. There are limits set in the roundcube config files
( was the culprit I think) and for interest also take a look
at your php configs.

On Wed, 2006-09-27 at 12:58 +0300, Mircea Galut wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently discovered that I cannot download corectly certain
> attachments, like xls or wmv files for example. I tried with different
> extensions, .doc's or image files work fine.
> How does this happen: when opening the message I get the list of
> attachments where it describes corectly the name and extension of
> files. When clicked for saving on the local drive, the file name in
> the save window becomes 'mail' or 'mail2.2' of an unknown type and
> with a smaller size (I downloaded it with Outlook Express and compared
> files). That's what happened with the xls file; the wmv file size
> appeared corectly (about 2M) but the name was still 'mail2.2'.
> From reading the sources of Roundcube I think the problem is when it
> tries to identify the mime parts of the message (mimeDecode.php). Am I
> correct? Do I need to upgrade some library or specific application?
> Thanks a lot,
> jax

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