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kryten2

macrumors 65816
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Mar 17, 2012
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I've been trying to upload a 3.4Mb zip file to a post I made but every time I try I get an error saying something like exceeds
server limit. I thought the limit was 4.9Mb
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arn

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There may be a separate server config that is preventing it. I can look into it.
 

kryten2

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Mar 17, 2012
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Belgium
Thank you for looking into it.
Update : It even fails with a 2.4MB file. :(
 
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keysofanxiety

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Nov 23, 2011
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I've seen similar error messages when trying to upload a photo in the 1.5-3GB size range.

I also have that problem when trying to upload my 4K uncompressed TIFF images to the forums ;)

Jokes aside, I've had this issue too, so I had to link the picture from URL.
 

keysofanxiety

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Nov 23, 2011
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Assuming MacRumors doesn't fix this bug soon, what site have you been using to upload pictures?

Imgur, normally. Nice and easy. :)

EDIT: As you want to link the image itself, ensure you right-click/Copy Image Location and have that linked, rather than the whole URL. (See example below) Ah, well the forum upload worked for this!

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keysofanxiety

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Nov 23, 2011
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Please stay on topic. It's a zip file not an image file.

Sorry, skimmed over that part. Thanks for keeping me on the straight & narrow.

So that means if the issue only occurs with zips ... when I previously tried to upload an image and it came up with that error message, it must have actually been too big. I'm so embarrassed. Liveware issue. :oops:
 

redheeler

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Oct 17, 2014
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Please stay on topic. It's a zip file not an image file.
I apologise if I was a bit too hard. The error is probably the same.
I'm sure the error is the same, regardless of the file. Since this issue has been unresolved for over 5 days now, meaning it's either difficult to fix or of low priority, it's time to look at alternative upload sites for any file types that previously uploaded fine but now produce the error.
[doublepost=1467821166][/doublepost]@keysofanxiety, could you suggest an upload site that doesn't destroy the images with compression?

Edit: Found postimg.org. I would still prefer attaching screenshots directly to my posts, but that seems to work ok.
 
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kryten2

macrumors 65816
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Mar 17, 2012
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Belgium
I'm sure the error is the same, regardless of the file. Since this issue has been unresolved for over 5 days now, meaning it's either difficult to fix or of low priority, it's time to look at alternative upload sites for any file types that previously uploaded fine but now produce the error.
Not an option for me. Never had any problems with this when they were using the previous forum software.
 
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