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Large file upload behaves funny

Getting funny behavior when trying to upload a file bigger then
maxRequestLengt h. The app gives me a 400 - Bad Request but here is what I see
in the sniffer:

- As soon as the maxRequestLengt h + 1 bytes received,
System.Web.Http Exception is thrown and the app responds with the proper error
message
- The browser (IE6) for some reason ignores it and continues to send the
remainder of the file.
- When complete, IIS responds with “400 – Bad request” as it seems to treat
the remainder of the original request as a brand new one with no header.

Anyone knows why this happens and is it by design or a known bug.

Thanks very much!

Nov 19 '05 #1
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