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From "Cohen, Laurence" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Request Entity Too Large
Date Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:29:10 GMT
Ok, thank you.

On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 5:18 PM, Yehuda Katz <> wrote:

> The first thing to check is if it is an HTTPD error or a Tomcat error.
> You haven't explicitly said this, but I am guessing you are using HTTPD as
> a reverse proxy.
> Check the Tomcat logs first. If the 413 shows up there, it is a problem
> with Tomcat and not with HTTPD.
> Check the HTTPD error log also to make sure the errors are actually in it.
> It is also possible if there are any upstream proxies (like an office web
> filter) that one of them is generating the error.
> If the error is in the HTTPD logs and not in the Tomcat logs, you will
> probably need to dump the traffic using mod_dumpio or tcpdump and compare a
> complete and error request (mod_logio will tell you the sizes, but not the
> contents - you could use it as a starting point if you don't want to dump
> all the traffic).
> - Y
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 5:04 PM, Cohen, Laurence <>
> wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> We are suddenly having the following problem on several of our servers,
>> and I have not been able to find a solution on the internet that has
>> resolved it.  Our configuration is the following.
>> Apache httpd 2.2.3 running on RHEL5
>> Tomcat 7, also running on RHEL5
>> When we try to upload a file bigger than a few megabytes, we get the
>> following error:
>> The requested resource
>> /dse/submissions/100103040/add_file
>> does not allow request data with POST requests, or the amount of data
>> provided in the request exceeds the capacity limit
>> I've tried to figure out what the maximum size file is, but the problem
>> will occur on a file, and then we try the same file a few minutes later and
>> it works.
>> I tried setting LimitRequestBody to 0, which I believe is the default
>> anyway, but it had no effect either way.
>> If anyone has any ideas, please let me know.
>> Thanks,
>> Larry Cohen



Larry Cohen

System Administrator

12021 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 400

Reston, VA 20190


Office  703-885-1064

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