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

On Thu, 14 Nov 2002 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
but it is not a great idea.  The GET method is not designed
to handle huge input like that.


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