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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Headers Spanning in multiple TCP segment.
Date Sun, 11 Apr 2010 02:33:14 GMT
On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 10:17 PM, rangeli nepal <> wrote:
> Good Evening Everybody,
> I am trying to send a authorization header where token in pretty big( around
> 2.5 kb).
> It is going in form of
> Authorization:  Custom value<Big Token>
> However apache responds me with bad request. looking at the tcpdump I see
> the header spanning in two tcp packets. I was wondering if that is the
> reason apache is giving me back bad request?

2.5k shouldn't be a problem, unless you've limited beyone the default
with LimitRequestFeldSize.  Try adding %{error-notes}n to your
logformat and check your errorlog.

Eric Covener

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