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I trying to build a rails application to upload large video file which will be hosted at server it works fine with smaller file but gives 413 Request entity too large error for large file (around 30MB). I change my nginx configuration file and increased client_max_body_size to 4G. Still it does not work.

Can anybody help me ?

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Did you restart nginx after changing your configuration? –  Adrian Heine Nov 22 '12 at 12:46
What's in the error log? –  VBart Nov 22 '12 at 17:57

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I would suggest looking at all the different places where client_max_body_size could be set. For example, in the server and location sections - anywhere that Nginx is pulling configuration files from.

To find any occurrences of client_max_body_size, try the following unix command from the nginx directory:

sudo grep -R 'client_max_body_size' ./*
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