Attaching Files to E-Mail
PINE, VTN's mailer, is MIME-compliant. This means you can attach
any kind of file to your messages and send them to someone else.
(As a courtesy, you should check ahead of time before sending a large file.)
When composing a
message, right above the Subject header, there is a header called
Attachmnt: Make sure the file you want to attach resides in your home
directory, and then type it's name in the Attachmnt: field. Remember,
the recipient must have a MIME-compliant mailer to receive and
successfully detach the file. Verify this in advance, to avoid bounced or
Also, note that the file you want to attach *must* reside in your home
directory on VTN. If it is stored on your local machine's hard drive,
you must first go to the file area and upload it to VTN.