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Error: uri too long when clicking on link


I keep geeting the error message that the “uri is too long”.

this is what happens:

  • i assign a test case to a use
  • the user receives an email with a link to the test case
  • when he clicks on the link --> error

this is what helps:

  • as soon as there is a TestRail tab open and the user is logged in, clicking the link will work

I assume this has something to do with the authentication. Instead of jumping directly to the linked test case, TestRail should bring up the login dialogue or something like this.

Any ideas about this anyone?


Hi Cyrus,

Thanks for your posting. Yes, this looks authentication related and TestRail adds the target URL to the login page so it can redirect you after logging in. I’ve added this to our list of things to look into and check if we can shorten this.