large_client_header_buffers - meaning of number

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Wed Nov 2 17:57:37 UTC 2011


On Wed, Nov 02, 2011 at 05:54:24PM +0100, Matthias Rieber wrote:

> Hi,
> the doc says: large_client_header_buffers number size

You probably mean wiki.

> What's the meaning of number? At most number of large headers can be
> 'processed' at once? Per request or globally? If yes, what happens to
> the request that exceeds that limit?

Docs may be found here:

I believe the description is quite complete and answers all of 
your questions.

Maxim Dounin

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