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Manual Chapter: Compressing Content from an Origin Web Server
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Overview: Enabling content compression from an origin web server

The WebAccelerator™ system can request gzip-encoded or deflate-encoded content from the origin web server to accelerate responses. When the Enable Assembly Compression OWS check box is selected (enabled), the WebAccelerator system sends an Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate header to the origin web server. The origin web server complies only if it supports the compression mode; otherwise, the origin web server provides uncompressed content.

This functionality occurs independently of selecting (enabling) the Enable Content Compression check box, which sets the compression for the response that the WebAccelerator system sends back to the client.

Enabling content compression from an origin web server

The WebAccelerator™ system can request compressed content from the origin web server to accelerate responses.
  1. On the Main tab, click WebAccelerator > Policies. The Policies screen displays a list of existing acceleration policies.
  2. Click the name of a user-defined acceleration policy.
  3. Click a node in the Policy Tree.
  4. From the Matching Rules menu, choose Acceleration Rules.
  5. On the menu bar, click Assembly. The screen refreshes to show assembly options.
  6. From the Content Assembly Options list, select Advanced.
  7. Select the Enable Assembly Compression OWS check box, and configure the settings to reorder the CSS URLs.
    1. Select the Enable CSS Reordering check box. The CSS Reordering settings appear.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Publish the policy.
    1. Click Publish.
    2. In the Comment field, type a description.
    3. Click Publish Now.
If configured for compression, the origin web server provides compressed content in the response.
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