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404.13

Content length too large

 
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Likely the page is was incorrectly built. In this situation, the page indicates it will handle content larger than the server will accept.

 
 
   
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404.13 - Content-Length too large.

This URL is denied because the Content-Length set is longer than specified by configuration.

 
 
Error messages will differ depending on the web server and if replaced by the web site designers.
 
   
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This issue can only be fixed by the web site owner.

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Locate Cached Page
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If the page has been deleted from the server or it is not currently available you can try to get an achived copy. If you used a link from a search engine, you might be able to get some information by using the "cached" option.

You can also try viewing the site or page from an archive such as the WaybackMachine.

Most archives and cached versions only retains the site text. Graphics and other media objects are linked to the orignal site and may or may not be available.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 3-Dec-2009
 
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You can try to access the site again at a later time when the server issue has been corrected.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 8-Oct-2008
 
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You might notify the webmaster about the issue. Include the error number and the address (URL) where the error occurred along with any other relevant details.

Many sites use an email address in the form webmaster@sitename.com where you replace sitename.com with the web sites address (don't include a www). Keep in mind with the amount of spam, they may use a different address and/or it might get ignored. Check the websites' contact information to get reliable contact information.

 
   
 
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  technical detailsThe request contains a Content-Length header. The value of the Content-Length header is larger than the limit that is allowed for the server.

(From Microsoft - The HTTP status codes in IIS 7.0)
Additional notes for the web server administrator - Microsoft Knowledgebase article 942074.

 
   
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  "404.13 - Content length too large" is only supported by Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) web server version 7 and later.

The four hundred series of errors indicate something was sent to the remote web server incorrectly.

 
     
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