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Is there a way to disable SSL/TLS Compression in Apache 2.2.x when using mod_ssl?

If not, what are people doing to mitigate the effects of CRIME/BEAST in older browsers?

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Also see… – Stefan Lasiewski Dec 11 '12 at 22:57
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You can use SSLCompression off if you're on 2.2.24 or later.

If not, you can set the OPENSSL_NO_DEFAULT_ZLIB environment variable to force compression off in OpenSSL - see this question.

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