I'm getting the error:

Bad Request
Request Line is too large (6060 > 4094)

When I access the a specific url on my server like this:


On nginx.conf I have:

large_client_header_buffers 8 16k;

client_header_buffer_size 8k;

I can't find documentation on that specific issue, the docs for large_client_header_buffers mention 400 Bad request, but changing "large_client_header_buffers" from 4 8k; or 8 8k; or 8 16; didn't fix the problem.


This error seems to come from a Gunicorn backend, not from Nginx. You can change it's limit by passing the parameter --limit-request-line or set limit_request_line.

You can see a description here.

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    This is exactly what I neded. – PepperoniPizza Nov 20 '14 at 15:56

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