Malformed multipart POST

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Malformed multipart POST

#1 Postby aperic » Mar 13, 2007 1:55 am

My upload would start and then after a few seconds I would get the "Upload Failed!" message. I made the hidden iframe visible on upload_form.html and it revealed this error message "Malformed multipart POST". What could be wrong?

*Running XUpload Free 2.6 on Win XP, Firefox 2 or IE7, Apache Tomcat 5.5.17, ActivePerl

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#2 Postby PilgrimX182 » Mar 13, 2007 7:58 am

Interesting. Check that your HTML form contain

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 enctype="multipart/form-data"

and

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 method="post"


Try to install latest perl CGI module.

Also check out this thread:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Programming/Languages/Scripting/CGI/Q_22102077.html

It's Apache/CGI server problem.

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#3 Postby aperic » Mar 14, 2007 11:45 pm

The "enctype" and "method" attributes are in the form tag as you specified. I also installed the latest version of CGI.pm module... however, this doesn't seem to help on the Apache Tomcat server, as described in this thread:

http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbo ... gzilla/%3E

I should also mention that I managed to get XUpload to run on Apache 2.0 server with no problems but I really need to use it on Tomcat. Has anyone been successful in running XUpload on Tomcat server?


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