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Request Size Limiting

Tyk supports forcing request size limits on a global and on a per-endpoint level, Tyk will reject any request that is too big.

To set up this middleware, simply add a new section to the extended_paths block of your API Definition version called size_limits :

"size_limits": [
      "path": "widget/{id}",
      "method": "PUT",
      "size_limit": 25

The size limit must be in in bytes.

Global size limiting

To add a global check for size limits, simply add:

`"global_size_limit": 500` 

To the version element of your API Definition, the global size limit will be checked before the specific path-based one.

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