F5 BIGIP is a very powerful and versatile product that can be used for several purposed. I started using it as a load balancer. Then I used it to replace the previous SSL VPN portal (and it works perfectly).
Some time ago I decided to start using it as reverse proxy (it was time for my old Microsoft TMG to … Read more
When trying to access to one of my published websites, the browser shows the following error:
Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.
Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.
Searching on the Apache debug error traces took me to this error line:
[Thu Jul 14 11:50:18 2016] [error] [client 188.8.131.52] request failed:
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If you use Apache, probably you have used the mod_rewrite and the RewriteRule sentences.
One simple rewriting rule:
RewriteRule ^/cars http://myweb.com?productid=244 [L,R]
So, when I try to access to subfolder "cars" of the configured virtual host, the browser will be redirected to http://myweb.com?productid=244
But, what if the product id contains, for example, a character like '%'?Let's try:
RewriteRule ^/cars http://myweb.com?productid=2%44
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