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Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

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Size of a request header field exceeds server limit. whist using Firefox beta 4 of version 3.6 + will not laod web page others work fine

Modified by cor-el

Additional System Details

Sites Affected

http://dailymail.co.uk

Installed Plug-ins

  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • Adobe PDF Plug-In For Firefox and Netscape "9.3.4"
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • Default Plug-in
  • getplusplusadobe16291
  • Google Update
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r82
  • iTunes Detector Plug-in
  • GEPlugin
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_21 for Mozilla browsers
  • 4.0.50826.0
  • Office Authorization plug-in for NPAPI browsers
  • The plug-in allows you to open and edit files using Microsoft Office applications
  • NPWLPG

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-GB; rv:1.9.2.9) Gecko/20100824 Firefox/3.6.9

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Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

cor-el
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Helpful Reply

  • "Clear the Cache": Tools > Options > Advanced > Network > Offline Storage (Cache): "Clear Now"
  • "Remove the Cookies" from sites causing problems: Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Show Cookies"
gerv 3 solutions 30 answers

Helpful Reply

Please give the exact URL on which you see this problem, so other people can try and reproduce it.

Gerv

whelks 0 solutions 1 answers

my firefox version is 3.6.12, the detail is : Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.12) Gecko/20101026 Firefox/3.6.12

When I use firefox open the site cisco.com,I see the follow error response: Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand. Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

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Apache/2.0 Server at www.cisco.com Port 80

when I floow the upper post, clear my firefox 'offline storate' & 'cookie' it's ok now.

but I'm afraid if the problem will occur after few days ?