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How to Set Maximum Request Parameter Count in Oracle GlassFish Server (Doc ID 1483193.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 13, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle GlassFish Server - Version 2.1.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describe how to set the Maximum Parameter Count feature that is added in Oracle GlassFish Server or Sun Java Application recent patches such as GlassFish 3.1.1 Patch 2+, GlassFish 3.1.2, GlassFish 2.1.1 Patch 15+, and Sun Application Server 8.2 Patch 17+. The Maximum Parameter Count is used to limit the number of parameters a Java servlet can receive from the HTTP payload. The default value is set to 10000 for both newer web server updates from unlimited.

There may be Java web applications that need to process large number of form parameters, and that after updating to the above version will fail to get the complete HTML form parameters. In these cases, this value needs to be increased. The symptoms cause by these parameter limit may vary depending on application but include:


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