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From Chris Arnold <>
Subject [users@httpd] Gzip config
Date Sun, 02 Dec 2007 23:46:29 GMT
Using apache 2.2.3-16-15 and trying to implement mod_deflate. I have asked this list before
but have lost that email, so forgive me for a repeat question. We have the following structure:
In loadmodule.conf i have the loadmodule line with the pth to the .so file and in /etc/apache2/default-server.conf
i have:
 # Insert filter
SetOutputFilter DEFLATE

# Netscape 4.x has some problems...
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4 gzip-only-text/html

# Netscape 4.06-4.08 have some more problems
BrowserMatch ^Mozilla/4\.0[678] no-gzip

# MSIE masquerades as Netscape, but it is fine
# BrowserMatch \bMSIE !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html

# NOTE: Due to a bug in mod_setenvif up to Apache 2.0.48
# the above regex won't work. You can use the following
# workaround to get the desired effect:
BrowserMatch \bMSI[E] !no-gzip !gzip-only-text/html

# Don't compress images
SetEnvIfNoCase Request_URI \
\.(?:gif|jpe?g|png)$ no-gzip dont-vary

# Make sure proxies don't deliver the wrong content
Header append Vary User-Agent env=!dont-vary

(is all of the above in the right place (file and location))?
Under the <directory> directive (following
I go to a site to see if i have compression and the site says "no" compression. What did i
leave out to get this working? Site link is

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