How to turn off gzip compression for SSL traffic

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Sun Aug 18 17:09:45 UTC 2013

Igor Sysoev Wrote:
> Yes, modern nginx versions do not use SSL compression.
> You have to split the dual mode server section into two server server
> sections and set "gzip off"
> SSL-enabled on. There is no way to disable gzip in dual mode server
> section, but if you really
> worry about security in general the server sections should be
> different.

If modern versions do not use ssl compression why split a dual mode server?
If gzip is on in the http section, what happens then to the ssl section of a
dual mode server?

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