The request-header-buffer-size Setting In Server.xml File Doesn't Apply To Backend Buffer; Getting error "HTTP7772: request header too large" on Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7

(Doc ID 1625920.1)

Last updated on MAY 02, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 to 7.0 [Release 7.0]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Request flows like this:

Weblogic App1 --> Load Balancer --> iPlanet Reverse Proxy --> Weblogic App2

When using iPlanet web server as a reverse proxy to Weblogic server, the following errors is received in the logs when making a request:

 Increasing the request-header-buffer-size setting in server.xml doesn't help.


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