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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Bug 37794 - Parameters, chunked requests and maxPostSize
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 11:44:29 GMT
"infinite" size for POST is bad as a default. It would make it trivial 
to DOS the site.


Josh Gooding wrote:
> Gentlemen,
> Let me ask this.  What is the maxPostSize in Tomcat?    I'm ok with "a" but
> I'm trying to think ahead in how to make an extremely large POST acceptable
> maybe for 7.  I have not hit the maxPostSize at all, and I have uploaded
> some large (+20MB) files with tomcat.  Let me see if I can successfully
> reproduce the bug.  Would there be  way to remove the maxPostSize cap and
> accept what ever the user puts in there size wise?

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