Server Administration & Management

How to enable gzip compression in Tomcat

Add the following attributes to the <Connector> in Tomcat’s server.xml to enable gzip compression of responses at line no.- 70 :-

# vim apache-tomcat/conf/server.xml

    compression=”on” compressionMinSize=”2048″


<Connector port=”8080″ protocol=”HTTP/1.1″
                 redirectPort=”8443″ /


<Connector port=”8080″ protocol=”HTTP/1.1″
               compression=”on” compressionMinSize=”2048″
               compressableMimeType=”text/html,text/xml,text/csv,text/css,text/javascript” />

March 23, 2013 - Posted by | Tomcat | ,

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