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Re: [EP-tech] cannot upload file above 1GB

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3. After the line add the following if block:


here it is missing the line number or code.

Il 20/01/23 10:35, David R Newman via Eprints-tech ha scritto:
Hi Yuri,

I was going to suggest modifying the value for max_size in your _javascript_/auto/88_uploadmethod_file.js but then realised that the concept of max_size is only in a local modification I made.  So I have written some instructions for how to modify your own 88_uploadmethod_file.js:


If you (or anyone else on the list that wants to try this) could tell me how following these instructions goes, that would be useful.  In case there are any corrections I need to make to them.


David Newman

On 20/01/2023 8:44 am, Yuri wrote:
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Yes, it was it! Thanks a lot!

When you hit the limit, the _javascript_ does not complain. Is there a way to intercept the Apache event denying the upload? Or it is better to have the _javascript_ to check itself for the limit?

Il 19/01/23 17:58, David R Newman ha scritto:

Hi Yuri,

I suspect this may be an Apache restriction on LimitRequestBody [1].  The default value for this is 1073741824 bytes which is 1 GiB.  I think you can put this in any Apache configuration file but as you want to make sure this is maintained if you migrate your repository, I would recommend adding it to your archive's securevhost.conf, as I would assume you have HTTPS enabled and therefore file uploads would only happen over HTTPS.  A setting something like:

LimitRequestBody 2147483648

Would up the max upload limit to 2GB, once you reload your webserver.


David Newman

[1] https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/mod/core.html#limitrequestbody

On 19/01/2023 16:33, Yuri via Eprints-tech wrote:
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  I've just discovered that I can upload until 1GB without any problem
(progress bar working correctly). If I upload above 1GB, the upload bar
stay at 0% and never move, and no upload is done. In the browser, I can
see it calls /cgi/users/ajax/upload_progress?progressid=<a string> about
every 1 or 2 seconds, and the transferred bytes are zero. Below 1GB, I
can see the number of transferred bytes progressing.

  How can I check what is the problem? It is Eprints 3.3.15

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