IIS compression increase the performance and decrease the usage of network bandwidth.
There are two types of IIS compression:
- Static: compress and cache compressed files like (*.html, *.htm,*.doc, *.xls, *.ppt,*.txt)
- Dynamic: compress each http request without cache.
To enable Dynamic Compression ,please follow the below steps:
Go to Control Panel > Programs and Features
Turn Windows features on or off
Internet Information Services > World Wide Web Services > Performance Features
Windows Server 2008 R2
Go to Server Manager > Roles > Web Server (IIS) > Add Role Services
Windows Server 2012
Server Manger > Dashboard > Add roles and features