[unclug] Redirect 80 ---> 443 with Apache?

John W. Sopko Jr. sopko at cs.unc.edu
Fri Feb 20 11:08:32 EST 2004


I forgot I was using virtual hosts on this server, the server I want
to do the re-direct on will not have virutal hosts. Thanks for all
your input.

Joe Morris wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, John W. Sopko Jr. wrote:
> 
> | I tried this at first, a re-direct causes a loop, you come in on port
> | 80, see the redirect, come in on port 443, see the Redirect, come in on
> | port 443 see the Redirect....Can probably get to work with virtual
> | servers. I just wanted a simple way when going to port 80 to go to
> | port 443 like Jeff did. I think there is some issue in apaceh 2.x.
> 
> All you should need is the following then...
> 
> ----
> <VirtualHost 192.168.0.1:80>
> RedirectMatch permanent .* https://newsitename$1
> </VirtualHost>
> ----
> 
> All other environment variables will get inherited, so nothing else to
> define inside of that virtual host container.
> 
> | Also if you use regular expressions you need to use "RedirectMatch"
> | instead of plain "Redirect"
> 
> Right, you does need the "match" portion to match even on a wildcard
> string.
> 
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