request body and client_body_buffer_size

Jeroen Ooms jeroenooms at
Sat Sep 14 18:15:39 UTC 2013

@ Maxim Dounin

Thanks! This is very helpful. I have also set:

client_body_buffer_size 1m;

Could this setting have any side effects? I am not expecting too many
large POST request. From what I read, client_body_buffer_size is
actually the maximum amount of memory allocated. Does this mean that
for small requests (e.g. without a body) there is no additional
overhead introduced by raising this value?

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