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.