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From "martijn.list" <>
Subject Re: [fileupload] Cancel FileUpload when FileSizeMax is exceeded
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2013 12:23:59 GMT
On 01/25/2013 12:18 PM, wrote:
> I have a JSF application which runs in JBoss 6.1 which uses internal the
> Tomcat Servlet container.
> I want to prevent too large file uploads and have set the property "
> fileSizeMax" to 10MB within the class "FileUploadBase". It works, the file
> upload throws an FileSizeLimitExceededException for all files larger than
> 10MB.
> But the main problem is, that the whole file will be transferred over the
> network. I have found this out by checking the network traffic.
> How can I interrupt the file transfer when the max size is exceeded
> without transferring the whole file? I assume that the file will be
> transferred in multiple packages because of the web form attribute enctype
> ="multipart/form-data.

Did you try to set the option sizeMax (FileUploadBase#setSizeMax) 
instead of fileSizeMax. sizeMax sets an upper limit on the request size.

Kind regards,

Martijn Brinkers

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