WebLogic Server 12.2.1 adds support for GZIP compression in the WebLogic Web container

(Doc ID 2320039.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 30, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In Apache,

LoadModule fileter_module modules/mod_filter.so
LoadModule deflate_module modules/mod_deflate.so

can be used to achieve content compress

by using the below too method

1,
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/css
AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/plain

2,
FilterProvider Compression DEFLATE "%{CONTENT_TYPE} = 'text/html'"
FilterProvider Compression DEFLATE "%{CONTENT_TYPE} = 'text/css'"
FilterProvider Compression DEFLATE "%{CONTENT_TYPE} = 'text/plain'"

Customer can Compress the response content from WebLogic by using method 1 but cannot achieve that by using method 2

Changes

 

Cause

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