large_client_header_buffers directive is accepted, but ignored

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Fri Apr 12 15:05:37 UTC 2013


On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:34:07PM +0800, Scott E. MacKenzie wrote:

> Hi Maxim,
> The logs (even with debug enabled) do not produce any evidence to isolate
> this to the browser hitting a maximum count.  However, on the other hand
> there is no evidence of large_client_header_buffers being reached either.
>  Any other thought on isolating the issue beyond changing the GET to POST?

First of all you should check if request actually hits nginx, it 
should be as easy as looking into access log for 414.

Maxim Dounin

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