Application Acceleration and Optimization Guide vA1(7), Cisco ACE 4700 Series Application Control Engine Appliance
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Table Of Contents

A - B - C - D - F - G - H - I - J - L - M - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - W -

Index

A

ACE-client web browser interaction

cache control headers 1-35

first visit process 1-30

process overview 1-30

second visit process 1-31

action list

optimization HTTP action list, configuring 2-1

optimization HTTP action list, creating 2-4

quick start for optimization HTTP action list 2-2

adaptive dynamic caching

cache parameterization 1-15

configuring 3-10

delta cache 1-15

dynamic caching, configuring 1-16

enabling 2-5

expanded expiration rules 1-15

features 1-15

overview 1-15

all-user delta optimization mode 1-14, 3-27

anonymous base files

anonymity level 3-7

example 1-24

overview 1-23

usage 1-24

application acceleration and optimization

configuration flow chart 1-6, 4-5

configurations, displaying 6-2

global optimization settings, configuring 5-1

Layer 3 and Layer 4 policy map, creating 4-12

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map, creating 4-6

logging messages 5-10

optimization HTTP action list, configuring 2-1

optimization HTTP parameter map, configuring 3-1

running configuration example 1-7

service policy, applying 4-15

statistics, clearing 6-2

statistics, displaying 6-2, 6-4, 6-5

traffic policy configuration process 1-2

traffic policy configuration quick start 4-2

AppScope (AVS 3180A Management Station)

adding a scheduled report A-43

basic reports A-20

business transactions, drilling down on AppScope report A-30

business transactions, report in AppScope A-28

business transactions in AppScope query A-23

charts, using A-33

copying saved reports A-40

deleting saved reports A-41

deleting scheduled reports A-50

drilldown reports, generating A-30

editing saved reports A-39

editing scheduled reports A-50

e-mail setup for scheduled reports A-50

enabling in action list 2-4

performance monitoring overview 1-29

performance rate parameters in optimization parameter map 3-5

renaming saved reports A-41

report times defined A-26

saving reports A-37

scheduling reports A-40, A-42

sorting request string in optimization parameter map 3-6

types of scheduled reports A-44

viewing saved reports A-37, A-39

AVS 3180A Management Station

AppScope reports, viewing A-19, A-37

auto node registration for the ACE A-9

bandwidth saving reports, viewing A-15

business transactions, adding A-68

business transactions, defining A-66

business transactions, deleting A-70

database, archiving A-71

defining and managing locations A-52

management console, accessing A-2

management console, secure access A-4

overview 1-29

performance monitoring, enabling 2-4

performance rate parameters 3-5

scheduled reports, viewing A-42

sorting requests for AppScope reporting 3-6

throughput reports, viewing A-17

transaction types, defining A-55

username or password, changing A-3

B

base files

anonymity level 3-7

anonymous base files, overview 1-23

anonymous base files, usage 1-24

canonical URL, specifying regular expression 3-9

canonical URL overview 1-25

class-based condensation 1-24

management 1-23

selection policy overview 1-23

smart rebasing, controlling 3-8

smart rebasing overview 1-27

updating 1-27

C

cache freshness settings 3-19

cache key

canonical URL 3-11

canonical URL portion, modifying 3-13

components 3-11

formed from URL 3-12

modifying 3-11

query parameter, modifying 3-18

query parameters 3-11

cache object expiration

load-based expiration 3-21

time-based expiration 3-19

cache optimization

adaptive dynamic caching 2-5

cache forward, enabling 2-6

caching

adaptive dynamic caching 1-15

dynamic caching configuration 1-16

of base files 1-23

overview of dynamic 1-14

overview of static 1-20

static caching 1-20

static caching configuration 3-10

canonical URL 1-24

examples 1-25

overview 1-25

portion of cache key, modifying 3-13

special characters for matching string expressions 3-15

specifying regular expression 3-9

character set support 1-13

class-based condensation 1-23

overview 1-24

uses 1-25

class map

configuration flow chart 1-6, 4-5

Layer 3 and Layer 4 SLB class map, configuring 4-12

Layer 7 SLB class map, configuring 4-6

traffic policy overview 1-2

client request headers, overriding 3-22

client web browser-ACE interaction

See ACE-client web browser interaction

condensation

class-based condensation overview 1-24

content differences, updating browser caches 1-10

enabling on first visit 3-26

See delta optimization

content delivery networks (CDNs) 1-45, 3-13

cookie

ACE cookie attributes 1-28

ACE cookie usage 1-28

automatic expiration 1-29

creation 1-12, 1-28

support 1-12

usage 1-28

web browser support 1-12

D

database (AVS 3180A Management Station)

configuring archiving A-72

managing optimal performance A-74

uploading data to A-71

delta optimization

all-user mode 1-14, 3-27

cacheable content, enabling 3-24

cacheable content and objects, setting 3-24

character set support 1-13

enabling 2-7

excluding IFRAME tags 3-24

excluding JavaScript 3-26

excluding MIME-type messages 3-24

excluding non-ASCII data 3-26

excluding objects 3-24

failure bit flags in statistical log file 5-8

modes 1-14

modes, specifying 3-27

operating parameters, specifying 3-24

overview 1-10

per-user mode 1-14, 3-27

unsupported HTML elements 1-13

uses 1-10

web browser support 1-11

web content support 1-13

web server support 1-12

working with FlashForward 1-36, 1-37

working without FlashForward 1-42

displaying

action list configuration information 6-4

application acceleration and optimization

configurations 6-2

global optimize mode configuration information 6-6

HTTP optimization statistics 6-2

parameter map configuration information 6-5

dynamically calculating content differences (delta optimization) 1-10

dynamic caching

configuration guidelines 1-16

configuring 1-18

identifiable responses 1-17

overview 1-14

restrictions 1-17

F

FlashForward

bypassing 3-29

CDN URL examples 1-46

description 1-20

enabling 2-9

object acceleration overview 1-20

operation 1-35

overview 1-36

repeat visits 1-37

static caching, enabling 2-9

uses 1-21

working with CDN URLs 1-45

working with delta optimization 1-36, 1-37

working without delta optimization 1-42

freshness period of objects in client browser 3-28

G

global optimization settings

configuration information, displaying 6-6

HTTP optimization logging level, configuring 5-10

statlog entry elements 5-4

transfer of statistical log information to AVS 3180A Management Station 5-1

H

HTML

character set support 1-13

content support 1-13

dynamic HTML 1-10

unsupported elements 1-13

HTTP

HTTP POST data, setting maximum size 3-31

optimization logging messages 5-10

optimization statistics 6-2

response code, ignoring 3-30

server header string in HTTP response header, specifying 3-33

I

inline match commands

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map 4-8

J

JavaScript

ACE-client web browser example (first visit) 1-31

ACE-client web browser example (second visit) 1-32

ACE cookie expiration 1-29

cookie usage 1-28

default scripting language, specifying 3-23

embedded objects 1-45

support 1-12

web browser support 1-12

just-in-time object acceleration

description 1-22

enabling 2-8

functional overview 1-22

overview 1-22

uses 1-22

L

Layer 3 and Layer 4 policy map

associating Layer 3 and Layer 4 class map with policy map 4-13

associating Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map 4-15

configuring 4-12

SLB policy actions 4-14

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map

adding action list and parameter map 4-11

associating with Layer 3 and Layer 4 policy map 4-15

configuring 4-6

creating 4-7

description, adding 4-8

inline match statements, including 4-8

Layer 7 SLB class map association 4-9

Layer 7 SLB class map

associating with Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map 4-9

configuring 4-6

Layer 7 SLB policy map

associating with Layer 3 and Layer 4 policy map 4-14

configuring 4-6

M

MIME-type exclusion

overview 1-28

specifying 3-24

supported MIME-types 3-24

modes of condensation, class-based 1-23

modes of delta optimization 1-14

all-user 3-27

overview 1-14

per-user 1-14, 3-27

O

object acceleration

FlashForward 1-21, 2-9

Just-In-Time 1-22, 2-8

object freshness validation 1-21

optimization HTTP action list

adding to Layer 7 policy map 4-11

AVS 3180A Management Station performance monitoring, enabling 2-4

cache optimization, enabling 2-5

configuration information, displaying 6-4

creating 2-4

delta optimization, enabling 2-7

FlashForward, enabling 2-9

FlashForward static caching, enabling 2-9

just-in-time object acceleration, enabling 2-8

quick start 2-2

optimization HTTP parameter map

adding to Layer 7 policy map 4-11

AVS 3180A Management Station, sorting requests for AppScope reporting 3-6

AVS 3180A Management Station performance rate parameters 3-5

base file anonymity level 3-7

cacheable content and objects, setting 3-24

canonical URL portion of cache key, modifying 3-13

canonical URL regular expression, specifying 3-9

client request headers, overriding 3-22

configuration information, displaying 6-5

creating 3-4

default scripting language, specifying 3-23

delta optimization mode, specifying 3-27

FlashForward, bypassing 3-29

freshness period of objects in client browser, specifying 3-28

HTTP POST data, setting maximum size 3-31

ignoring HTTP response codes 3-30

load-based cache object expiration, specifying 3-21

parameter expander functions 3-16

parameter summary value of transaction log entry, setting 3-31

query parameter part of URL in cache key, modifying 3-18

quick start 3-2

rebasing of base files 3-8

removing HTML Meta elements 3-29

server-header string, specifying 3-33

special characters for matching string expressions 3-15

time-based cache object expiration, specifying 3-19

UTF-8 characters, controlling display 3-33

P

parameter expander functions

$(number) 3-16

$http_cookie(cookie-name) 3-17

$http_header(request-header-name) 3-17

$http_method() 3-17

$http_query_param(query-param-name) 3-17

$http_query_string() 3-16

Boolean functions 3-17

table 3-16

per-user delta optimization mode 1-14, 3-27

policy map

actions, defining 4-11

associated class map 4-13

configuration flow chart 1-6, 4-5

Layer 3 and Layer 4, SLB and application acceleration 4-12

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map, inline match commands 4-8

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map. configuring 4-6

Layer 7 SLB policy map, configuring 4-6

traffic policy overview 1-2

Q

quick start

application acceleration and optimization traffic policy configuration 4-2

optimization HTTP action list 2-2

optimization HTTP parameter map 3-2

R

rebasing 1-27

base files 1-27

base files, controlling 3-8

reports (AVS 3180A Management Station)

adding a scheduled A-43

AppScope A-20

bandwidth savings A-15

copying saved A-40

deleting saved A-41

deleting scheduled A-50

editing saved A-39

editing scheduled A-50

e-mail setup A-50

renaming saved A-41

saving A-37

scheduling A-40, A-42

throughput A-17

times defined A-26

types of scheduled A-44

viewing saved A-39

S

scripting language

JavaScript 3-23

Visual Basic 3-23

service policy

VLAN interfaces, applying to 4-15

SLB

Layer 3 and Layer 4 class map, configuring 4-12

Layer 3 and Layer 4 SLB policy actions 4-14

Layer 7 class map and policy map. configuring 4-6

smart rebasing

controlling 3-8

overview 1-27

static caching

configuring 3-10

overview 1-20

statistical log file

cache failure bit flags 5-10

CACHE status values 5-8

delta optimization failure bit flags 5-8

example 5-4

log record structure 5-3

log record summary 5-3

statlog entry elements 5-4

statlog file format 5-2

syslog server, specifying 5-2

transfer to AVS 3180A Management Station, configuring 5-1

supported web browsers 1-11

T

traffic policies

configuration flow 1-2

configuration flow chart 1-6, 4-5

Layer 3 and Layer 4 optimization policy map 4-12

Layer 3 and Layer 4 SLB class map 4-12

Layer 3 and Layer 4 SLB policy map 4-12

Layer 7 optimization HTTP policy map 4-6

Layer 7 SLB traffic policy 4-6

quick start 4-2

service policy, applying 4-15

transaction types

adding A-57

adding expression A-60

deleting A-63

editing A-63

mapping A-64

overview A-55

U

uncondensable content 1-13

unsupported HTML elements 1-13

URL

canonical 1-24

classes of 1-23

UTF-8 characters, controlling display 3-33

W

web browser support 1-11

cookie usage 1-28

HTTP 1.0 support 1-11

HTTP 1.1 support 1-11

process 1-12

supported browsers 1-11

web content support 1-13

character set support 1-13

unsupported HTML elements 1-13

web object

acceleration 1-21

freshness validation 1-21

web server support 1-12