question about large_client_header_buffers.

Igor Sysoev is at
Tue Oct 21 21:40:07 MSD 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 01:24:28AM +0800, Peter Wang wrote:

> syntax: large_client_header_buffers number size 
> default: large_client_header_buffers 4 4k/8k 
> I'm confused by the explanation about it.
> What's the meaning of `number', does it mean that the whole header of
> request is not allowed exceeds number * size? thanks.

Yes, the whole header can not exceeds number * size.

nginx allocates up to specified number of large blocks per connection.
Small header can fit in smaller client_header_buffer_size.

Igor Sysoev

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