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How to Achieve Compression in OTD and Examine / Verify the Compression Performed (Doc ID 2493623.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 12, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle Traffic Director - Version to [Release 11gR1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Compressed objects are delivered faster to clients, with fewer round-trips, reducing the overall latency without increasing the investment in expensive hardware.

This document has steps that are required to enable compression on Oracle Traffic Director and to validate the result of this compression.

The compression has been tested in Chrome inspect.



Certain files—such as GIF, JPEG, and PNG images; and zipped files—are either already compressed or cannot be compressed any further. Configuring Oracle Traffic Director to compress such files causes additional overhead without providing any compression benefit. Therefore, when creating compression rules for a virtual server, exclude such files



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In this Document
 Steps to Configure Compression on 11g OTD
 Steps to Configure Compression on 12c OTD

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