Aplication Gateway and HTTP compression

DG001 346 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
2022-08-15T20:51:42.207+00:00

Hello,

I want to know if Web Application Gateway supports HTTP compression in Azure?

Azure Application Gateway
Azure Application Gateway
An Azure service that provides a platform-managed, scalable, and highly available application delivery controller as a service.
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  1. Andriy Bilous 10,901 Reputation points MVP
    2022-08-16T04:38:57.16+00:00

    Hello @DG001

    The Application Gateway itself does not do compression at the gateway as described in doc. However, if the backend is doing compression then it is proxied back to the user correctly.

    You may vote here to request gzip compression in Azure application gateway

    https://github.com/MicrosoftDocs/azure-docs/issues/23204
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/661249/enable-gzip-compression-in-azure-application-gatwa.html

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