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I have developed a mobile application that connects to a web service to insert data into my SQL database. I am attaching images using the device's camera, and I convert this image into a base64 as a parameter inside the URL. I have been trying to send it to my web service, but I get this error:

HTTP Error 414. The request URL is too long.

The URL is approximately 22000 characters long. I am using post. I already maxed the web.config maxAllowedContentLength and maxUrl and all those.

I am also using angularjs and ionic.
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Question by:gianfranco000
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If you are using POST properly, the data is not visible in the URL.  ??
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by:Dr. Klahn
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The URL is approximately 22000 characters long.

That is far too long for a URL.  imo, a URL should be less than 1000 characters.  URLs were not intended to be used for data transfer.

Suggest:  Pass the data by HTTP in a page body or by FTP/SFTP instead.
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I think gianfranco, you're going to have to post your code.
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Julian Hansen earned 250 total points
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GET (URL parameters) has a length limit - you should not exceed 2000 characters for it to have any reasonable chance of working in all browsers. Remember the URL is measured by the entire length including protocol string and domain - not just the payload after the ? - not that this makes much difference in your case.

If you are sending a lot of data you should POST them instead preferably using multipart boundaries.
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