Enable Link Compression
rippled server can save bandwidth by compressing its peer-to-peer communications, at a cost of greater CPU usage. If you enable link compression, the server automatically compresses communications with peer servers that also have link compression enabled.
To enable link compression on your server, complete the following steps:
1. Edit your
rippled server's config file.
$ vim /etc/opt/ripple/rippled.cfg
The recommended installation uses the config file
/etc/opt/ripple/rippled.cfg by default. Other places you can put a config file include
$HOME is the home directory of the user running
$HOME/.local/ripple/rippled.cfg, or the current working directory from where you start
2. In the config file, add or uncomment the
To enable compression:
false to disable compression (the default).
3. Restart the
$ sudo systemctl restart rippled.service
After the restart, your server automatically uses link compression with other peers that also have link compression enabled.