CacheGuard OS
User's Guide - Version EH-1.3.7


HTTP Compression

To make better use of the precious available bandwidth, the appliance can be used to compress the Web traffic. This feature is especially interesting when a low bandwidth network with too much packet collision is used (WIFI, WAN...).

When the compression capability is activated, the appliance compresses all received textual files (html, javascripts, xml...) before sending them to the Web browser. All modern Web browsers recognise compressed contents and automatically decompress those contents before display processing.

Activating the Compression

To activate the compress mode use the following command: