varnish crash

Brice Burgess nesta at
Tue Dec 9 20:11:27 CET 2014

On 12/09/2014 11:00 AM, Mattias Geniar wrote:
>> It seems your workspace got exhausted due to the length of the URL your
>> received.
> To fix this, add the "http_req_hdr_len" parameter to your Varnish startup;
> -p http_req_hdr_len=8192
> Increase if needed.

Yowser! So you can crash Varnish by sending extremely large request 
URLs? I hope this is not the case in 4.0. Failing gracefully would be nice.

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