How to Change the Default Header size of Oracle WebCache
(Doc ID 2302288.1)
Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2022
Applies to:Web Cache - Version 22.214.171.124.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
This document provides different ways of modifying the HeaderSize value for Webcache.
By default, Oracle Web Cache provides the following limits for HTTP request header field:
- Maximum combined header size in bytes/ MAXTOTALHEADERSIZE - 819000 bytes for the total sum of all HTTP request header fields in requests
Oracle recommends setting the header size to a lower value than the default to ensure security and prevent denial-of-service attacks from malicious clients.
If the length of the request is larger than the allowed limit,Oracle Web Cache sends an error to the client and reports the error 11356 to the event log:
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