How to configure mod_deflate on Apache HTTPD?

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Issue

  • How to configure mod_deflate on Apache?
  • How to exclude a specific file type from mod_deflate?
  • How to test whether mod_deflate is working or not?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
  • Red Hat Software Collections (RHSCL)
  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server (EWS)
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server (JWS)
  • Red Hat JBoss Core Services (JBCS)
  • Apache HTTPD
  • mod_deflate

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