CF: POST parameters exceeds the maximum limit

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Posted on April 22, 2012

Error: coldfusion.filter.FormScope$PostParametersLimitExceededException: POST parameters exceeds the maximum limit specified in the server.

This error can occur after applying the fixed per the security notice

ColdFusion Security Hotfix APSB12-06


You will need to modify the neo-runtime.xml file under /lib , try changing the value to 500 instead of 100

  • Customers who want to change postParameterLimit, go to {ColdFusion-Home}/lib for Server Installation or {ColdFusion-Home}/WEB-INF/cfusion/lib for Multiserver or J2EE installation. Open file neo-runtime.xml, after line.

<var name=’postSizeLimit’><number>100.0</number></var>

          add the below line and you can change 100 with desired number.

<var name=’postParametersLimit’><number>100.0</number></var>
More information on CF config files