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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Header Limit Exceeded Problem
Date Thu, 14 Nov 2002 18:05:23 GMT

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 atif.zareef@pk.abnamro.com wrote:
> When my html page size becomes very large with approximately 7000 input
> fiels then the images cannot be seen and no styling effects get applied. If
> i try to submit the page then i get a "Size of a request header field
> exceeds server limit." error. This all happen on the Apache webserver ? Can
> anyone help with this ??

Use POST, not GET for the form method when you have lots of data.

You can get Apache to accept more using
http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/core.html#limitrequestline
but it is not a great idea.  The GET method is not designed
to handle huge input like that.

Joshua.


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