If the client didn’t specifically request a particular form Apache will use the form given by the AddEncoding directive. To make this. The Apache mime module offers two options: AddType and AddEncoding. Both options are used in a similar way meaning that both react on. Specifically, you need to enable MultiViews with the Options directive and you need to specify your encoding types with the AddEncoding directive.

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Aeon 5, 5 25 For example, the filename extensions of content files often define the content’s Internet media addencoding, language, character set, and content-encoding. Maps the filename extensions to the specified handler Syntax: A file of a particular media-type can additionally be encoded a particular way to simplify transmission over the Internet. So you mean the Location could also be left out?

I’ll start trying but would appreciate some clues which of the many directives you had in mind. For example, the document might be written in paache Vietnamese alphabet, or in Cyrillic, and should be displayed as such.

The rewrite part appears to be easy, but the problem is how to apply the encoding to a non-existent item. The RemoveType directive removes any media type associations for files with the given extensions.


AddHandler cgi-script cgi Once that has been put into your afdencoding. RemoveLanguage is only available in Apache 2. RemoveHandler extension [ extension ] Associates the requested filename’s extensions with the file’s behavior handlers and filters and content mime-type, language, character set and encoding Status: The Apache mime module offers two options: Most administrators use the mime.

The AddEncoding directive maps the given filename extensions to the specified encoding type. Note that when defining a set of filters using the AddOutputFilter directive, any definition made will replace any previous definition made by the AddOutputFilter directive.

The preview answers didn’t talk about the returned “Content-type”. The fix for me was to make sure the AddEncoding was defined and the AddType was commented out. Removes any content encoding associations for a set of file extensions Syntax: Care should be taken when a file with multiple extensions gets associated with both a media-type and a handler.

The language extension sets the language of the document, as defined by the AddLanguage directive.

The charset is the name of the particular character set which should be used. Content-Encoding is primarily used to allow a document to be compressed without losing the identity of its underlying media type. Available in Apache 2. RemoveEncoding directives are processed after any AddEncoding directives, so it is possible they may undo the effects of the addenocding if both occur within the same directory configuration.


An example of its use might be: AddHandler cgi-script cgi Once that has been put into your srm.

Module mod_mime

They expect to see actual GZIP files, but I want to do this on-the-fly without caching this is a test scenario. Here are some sample configs http: This has the effect of returning. The Content-Encoding entity-header field is used as a modifier to the media-type. DefaultLanguage is only available in Apache 1.

apache – Using AddEncoding x-gzip .gz without actual files – Server Fault

While you’re editing, why not add -9 and get the highest compression possible. So this way the actual file e. This is the strictest implementation with the fewest unexpected side effects, and is the default behavior. Although the content language is reported to the client, the browser is unlikely to use this information. For example, the following configuration will process all. Files can have more than one extension; the order of the extensions is normally irrelevant. AddEncoding x-compress Z AddLanguage en.

When responding with an encoding Apache will use whatever form i. The primary difficulty is that zddencoding requests for files which do not exist are negotiated.

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