"Software caused connection abort" errors and 400s or 502s when proxying large cookies through httpd to JBoss

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  • When we proxy a request with larger cookies (7+ kb), we see 400 or 502 responses and errors like the following in httpd:
[error] (103)Software caused connection abort: proxy: pass request body failed to (localhost)


  • JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 6.x
  • JBoss Web Server (JWS)
  • JBoss Core Services (JBCS) Apache httpd

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