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Posted on 2014-07-22
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When trying to commit a 2.7GB file to a repo using TortoiseSVN client from windows machine, an error is being received after uploading only 108MB of the file:

Commit failed (details follow):
Server sent unexpected return value (413 Request Entity Too Large) in response

I've googled this error and saw some ppl mention LimitXMLRequest directive which didn't help for some people so I don't want to edit stuff without knowing this is definitely the fix.

I would appreciate detailed step by step assistance from someone who knows what to do.

using CollabNet SVN 1.6.11 (r934486)

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Question by:iNc0g
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by:Sandy
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yes pls.. modify the limit of LimitXMLRequest is the suggested solution.

TY/SA
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by:iNc0g
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Am I supposed to add "LimitXMLRequest" entry to the httpd.conf file ?  (it doesn't exist there)
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no.. not in httpd.conf  but in SVN conf file.

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by:iNc0g
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can you point me to the directory of the svn conf file ?  I looked in:
~/.subversion/config or /etc/subversion/config
/etc/httpd/conf.d/
can't find it..
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Try modifying LimitXMLRequestBody to 20971520 (20meg) in /etc/httpd/conf/http.conf

TY/SA
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will try and report back. thanks.
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