LSLB and gzip compression?

#1
I can enable gzip compression on the load balancer or on the http nodes. But I'm not sure what is best?

If I enable http compression on the nodes, I can have litespeed webserver cache gzip compressed files.
If I enable http compression on the load balancer, I cannot have a cache (not supported until lslb 2.0).

But what happens if I disabled compression on lslb and enable it on the nodes? Will lslb just pass the compressed pages? Or will lslb server uncompressed pages to the visitors?
 

Pong

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#2
lslb just passes the trafic, won't do uncompressed pages.
You can just enable compression for both ADC and LSWS.
 
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