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404.15

Query string too long

 
  Description  
     
 

Likely the page is was incorrectly built. In this situation, the request contains a text that is too long.

A request is an item in the web page that tells the server special information. For example, it might specify the language to use or authentication information. There are more than twenty different types of requests.

 
 
   
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404.15 - Query-String too long.

This URL is denied because its Query-String 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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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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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 8-Oct-2008
 
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  technical detailsThe request contains a query string that is longer 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 942071.

 
   
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  "404.15 - Query string too long" 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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