000034527 - What is the maximum length for a REST/SDK query in RSA NetWitness?

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Article Number000034527
Applies ToRSA Product Set: Security Analytics, NetWitness Logs and NetWork
RSA Product/Service Type: Core Appliance
Platform: CentOS
IssueWhat is the maximum number of characters in a REST/SDK query?
ResolutionInternally RSA Security Analytics/NetWitness appliances are using the C++ string type to hold the SDK-call message.
The maximum length will be decided by the std::basic_string::max_size of C++ language.
On a popular system such a number is 4294967294.

Please note that the REST call from a web browser has limit of 8192 bytes which is the limit of HTTP GET request.