Apache fails to handle ssl posts bigger than 128k with error "request body exceeds maximum size for SSL buffer"

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Issue

Apache is not able to handle ssl POST requests bigger than 128K. Below error message is displayed.

[Thu Nov 27 13:20:19 2008] [error] [client ip] request body exceeds maximum size for SSL buffer

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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