[wildfly-dev] Shall we limit size of the deployment in WildFly?

Darran Lofthouse darran.lofthouse at jboss.com
Wed Nov 4 09:09:30 EST 2015

Actually - this makes me think 'Content Length' on a HTTP upload is not 
a suitable measure of the file size - this is the length being sent to 
the server, not necessarily the actual size of the resulting file.

On 04/11/15 14:06, Brian Stansberry wrote:
> It shouldn't as part of the management API, no.[1] Any total size
> information that gets exchanged is part of the underlying management
> communication protocol used for propagating streams and isn't exposed
> outside that layer. I'd like to see even that bit go away too, as it's
> unnecessary and wastes resources on the client.
> [1] In some cases the CLI actually sends the deployment bytes base 64
> encoded as a param to the op, in which case the size info is available
> to the operation step handler. I consider that CLI behavior to be a bug
> though.
> On 11/4/15 7:52 AM, Darran Lofthouse wrote:
>> Does the op in the CLI send any length information?  That would help the
>> two be consistent.
>> On 04/11/15 12:29, Jason T. Greene wrote:
>>> On Nov 4, 2015, at 4:36 AM, Heiko Braun <hbraun at redhat.com
>>> <mailto:hbraun at redhat.com>> wrote:
>>>> GWT boils down to plain web technologies.  And no, AFAIKT there is no
>>>> way to  check the size of an uploaded file across web browsers. Most
>>>> browsers do however have an implicit limitation on the file size,
>>>> which for majority is about 2 GB.
>>> You can now that we have switched to XHR to do the upload. The File
>>> object returned from a file list has a size property that you can use.
>>> So you could in theory check that there is available space before
>>> posting, however, since as Stuart mentions, browsers set a content
>>> length, the server knows it anyway so it's less racy checking at the
>>> server level, if one was to check.
>>>>> On 04 Nov 2015, at 10:11, Darran Lofthouse
>>>>> <darran.lofthouse at jboss.com <mailto:darran.lofthouse at jboss.com>> wrote:
>>>>>   From within GWT is there any option to detect the file size before
>>>>> uploading?
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