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HTTP Egress

The Section HTTP Egress is a Kubernetes deployment that you can add to your KEI environment. It is particularly useful if you are using Section to build a CDN-like application, but may have other applications as well. It provides:

Accurate DNS resolution for origin services:

HTTP keepalive management: When a client browser visits your website, an HTTP connection opens and closes for every request. Therefore, every page that is downloaded requires a new connection. Websites are typically comprised of hundreds of files, such as images, stylesheets, JavaScript, etc., so the impact can be heavy, thereby causing slow page load times. By enabling the keep-alive header, your website can serve all the resources over a single connection.

Read our guide to learn how to set it up.