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Maximum request length exceeded



Unable to transfer large files using Connect-SOAP.

Error Messages

Caused by: com.pega.apache.axis2.AxisFault: There was an exception running the extensions specified in the config file. Maximum request length exceeded.

Steps to Reproduce

Create a Connect-SOAP to send large files.

Root Cause

Huge amount of data in the POST request of SOAP through the server port caused the issue.


Change the maxPostSize in the server.xml of Apache Tomcat server.

Published May 27, 2016 - Updated October 8, 2020

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