The University of Texas at Austin

Managing Unwanted Email

Sending Messages as MIME Attachments

Sometimes it is necessary for ITS to have a complete, unaltered copy of a message to assist you with a problem. ITS may request such a copy for many reasons, including identifying a new source of spam or analyzing a security breach. The best way to send such a copy to ITS is by forwarding the message as a Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) attachment.

The instructions for the following applications will help you send an email message as a MIME attachment:

Note: Most mobile devices do NOT have this functionality.

Last updated December 11, 2012 @ 11:39 am

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