HTTP Compression Feature Requirements (IIS 7)
Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista
This topic describes the requirements for configuring HTTP compression.
|See individual procedures for exceptions to these requirements.|
The procedures for configuring HTTP compression can be performed at the following levels in IIS:
Physical and virtual directories
Modules and Handlers
The necessary modules and handlers must be installed on the Web server and enabled at the level at which you perform this procedure.
|Modules can be enabled only at the Web server, site, and application levels, but handlers can be enabled at all levels.|
The following modules are required:
The following handler is required:
If you perform procedures in this section by using IIS Manager, you must be a server administrator or an IIS Manager user who has been granted permission to a site or an application in IIS Manager.
|If you are an IIS Manager user, you might not be able to perform this procedure if the related configuration elements are locked.|
If you perform procedures in this section by using Appcmd.exe, running WMI scripts, or editing configuration files, you must have write access to the target configuration file or files.