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From Philip Wigg <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] CGI Apache Directive: LimitRequestLine
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 09:22:33 GMT
> However, the problem we have stumbled onto is the maximum size of the query
> string that we can use... this is limited to 8190 bytes... I believe this is
> a "Directive" constraint in Apache called: LimitRequestLine
> We understand that there isn't such a limit using a "post" request but
> before we re-develop everything we have done we wanted to make sure that
> there wasn't anything we could do to get around the constraint I have just
> mentioned. We would be looking at a maximum size more in the region of 32k.

8190 bytes is the default but you increase it by specifying a larger
limit in your httpd.conf. Putting something like:-

LimitRequestLine 32768

should do it if that's all the problem is.


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