How to Deploy QUIC with LiteSpeed Web Server 2018-04-13 18:25:57 Scenarios, requirements, and step-by-step instructions for getting QUIC up and running.

How to Deploy QUIC

QUIC fits easily into your existing infrastructure using LiteSpeed Web Server or LiteSpeed Web ADC.

Deploy simply with a LiteSpeed license, a trusted certificate, and an easy firewall configuration.

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LiteSpeed QUIC can be deployed to your infrastructure in a number of ways.

  • You can replace your web server with LiteSpeed Web Server. LiteSpeed is an Apache drop-in replacement.

  • You can replace your load balancer in front of a cluster with LiteSpeed WebADC. Web ADC has advanced features like cross data center replication, cache acceleration, high availability, and more.

  • You can set up a cache-accelerated front-end proxy with either LSWS or WebADC, without major surgery to existing infrastructure.



  •  HTTPS with a trusted certificate

  •  UDP Port 443 open at the firewall




Get LiteSpeed Web Server or LiteSpeed Web ADC 

Get a trial license

Download the software



Obtain a trusted certificate 

Generate an SSL private key

Create a self-signed SSL certificate or apply for a trusted SSL certificate from a Certificate Authority

Install your SSL certificate


Configure the firewall 

QUIC will auto-listen on port 443. Simply enable the port with both TCP and UDP, and you're good to go.


Verify QUIC is enabled

Check the header and QUIC connections.

Install the Chrome extension and observe the green lightning bolt if QUIC is enabled.

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