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From Jack Nerad <>
Subject Re: Why chunked transfer in POST requests is forbidden?
Date Wed, 29 May 2002 19:40:40 GMT
On Wednesday 29 May 2002 10:58, you wrote:
> Hello,
> it seems that it is not possible for CGI (or mod_python, or mod_php)
> scripts to get POST requests with trasfer-encoding set to chunked.
> Error 411 tells that it is forbidden. So, upload doesnt work this
> way!
> How do I switch this feature ON? (I really need it for a special
> application, so there are no security concerns.)
> I do not believe Apache 1x can't do it. It itself uses chunked with
> HTTP/1.1 quite frequently.
> I understand it is switched off by default for some reason. But how
> to switch it on? I can't find anything in the docs...
> Thank you in advance!
> Sincerely yours, Roman Suzi

The 411 Error message seems to suggest that the content length is not 
being sent along with the chunked header.  

Is it possible this is an error with the client rather than the server? 

Jack Nerad

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