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Glassfish and maxParameterCount

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Joined: 2010-10-16
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We have a page on an application deployed in Glassfish that has over 10,000 fields (both hidden and displayed) that get submitted via POST to the server. When the page is submitted, the server logs spit out:

WARNING: More than the maximum number of request parameters (GET plus POST) for a single request([10,000]) were detected. Any parameters beyond this limit have been ignored. To change this limit, set the maxParameterCount attribute on the Connector.

I've seen other posts on increasing it for JBoss using a system property on startup, but that doesn't work here. I've also tried setting that property on various connector XML attributes in domain.xml without any success, nor have I been able to find any UI control in the admin where that would be set.

Does anyone have any information where this parameter can be changed at so that this Post request works?

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Joined: 2006-01-25
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Unfortunately this feature is not implemented in Glassfish
You may want to use either Glassfish 4 or Glassfish*

The command to set max parameters looks like:
$ asadmin set{protocol_name}.http.max-request-parameters
where {protocol_name} is the name of the protocol for example "http-listener-1"


* Glassfish is only available via Oracle support

Joined: 2013-08-02
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You can set the value using the asadmin set command, as follows:

asadmin set

Hope this helps,

Andy Overton

C2B2 Expert Support