What is the downside to setting large value or disabling the maxPostSize and maxSavePostSize limitations in JBoss EAP/JBossWeb/Tomcat?

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Issue

  • We have a requirement to have a higher POST size than the 2M limit. What is the downside of setting this to large value or -1 (unlimited) to maxPostSize and maxSavePostSize in EAP 4.x/5.x?
  • We have a requirement to have a higher POST size than the 2M limit. What is the downside of setting this to large value or -1 (unlimited) to max-post-size and max-save-post-size in EAP 6?

Environment

  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
    • 4.x
    • 5.x
    • 6.x
    • 7.x
  • JBossWeb
  • Tomcat

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