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From James Carman <>
Subject Re: [fileupload] Cancel FileUpload when FileSizeMax is exceeded
Date Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:08:24 GMT
The container itself has to stop this.  Have you tried this:

See if that helps.  

On Jan 25, 2013, at 6:18 AM, wrote:

> Hi All,
> 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.
> Best regards 
> Anton

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