Long URLs Are Rejected by Apache with 'Request-URI Too Large' Error

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Requests with long URLs are being rejected by Apache with the following error message:

Request-URI Too Large

The requested URL's length exceeds the capacity limit for this server.
Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) Server at .... Port 443


Apache limits the allowed size of a client's HTTP request-line (e.g. <HTTP METHOD> <URL> <protocol version>) and the HTTP request header field size. The default values may need to be increased if the request URL is large.


Increase the Apache limits for limit request line and limit request field size.

Last modified on Mar 30, 2016

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