Re: [squid-users] Modifying MAX_URL

From: Amos Jeffries <>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 21:57:29 +0000

On Wed, 12 May 2010 16:51:15 -0400, S H <> wrote:
> I'm looking at using Squid 3.1.3 as a reverse proxy on FreeBSD 8 x64,
> but I need to allow URLs up to 16kb. Aside from upping MAX_URL to
> 16384 in defines.h, are there any other settings I need to modify? Any
> metrics to watch to ensure I'm not causing issues on my server?
> -SH

That should be okay for squid internal usage. It's been tested up to 32KB.
However if you are using any of the helpers you need to check and adjust
their maximum input line lengths as well. They are mostly 2KB or 8KB and
truncate any excess data.

Received on Wed May 12 2010 - 21:57:35 MDT

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