execution error - pcre limits exceeded (-8)

Andrei Belov defan at nginx.com
Fri Apr 21 08:41:13 UTC 2017

Hi Dino,

> On 20 Apr 2017, at 21:42, Dino Edwards <dino.edwards at mydirectmail.net> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have compiled nginx 1.12.0 with modsecurity on a Ubuntu 16.04 server and I’m running it as a reverse proxy in front of an Apache webserver which hosts a variety of different type of websites. After enabling modsecurity I’m starting to get a lot of the following errors in the error.log file:
> execution error - pcre limits exceeded (-8)
> At that point, web pages don’t load correctly.  Can someone help with this? I haven’t found anything useful on google except some references of adjusting my php.ini file which doesn’t seem to be relevant in my case.
> Thanks

Which version of modsecurity are you using with nginx?

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