Apache2: When I down load a large file I get an Error.

Posted on 2004-11-09
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
When I download a large file (3+ gig) I get an Error.

Here is what I get the Apache Log file:

[Tue Nov 09 01:02:07 2004] [error] [client] (75)Value too large for defined data type: access to / failed, referer:
[Tue Nov 09 01:02:29 2004] [error] [client] (75)Value too large for defined data type: access to / failed, referer:

Anyone know what is causing this?  Is there a way to allow larger files?

Question by:tdsimpso
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    There is a 2GB limit in content-length;  see the documentation on the LimitRequestBody directive:

    which doesn't allow the size to be more than 2GB in size.  LimitRequestBody allows you to make the limitation even smaller, but you cannot exceed 2GB.

    You'd be better served using the ftp protocol for downloading large files.


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    Troy - glad to have helped - good luck with the restructuring of the download.

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