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From "Ralf S. Engelschall" <>
Subject Re: Problem with mod_rewrite and SSL
Date Fri, 11 Oct 1996 01:23:16 GMT
On 10 Oct 1996 19:17:24 +0100 in en.lists.apache-new-httpd you wrote:

> I have discovered that external redirections don't seem to work quite
> right with SSL and mod_rewrite.  For example, suppose I request

> https://server/foo/bar

> and in htaccess I have

> RewriteRule bar bar.html [R]

> Then the server redirects me to http://server:443/foo/bar.html
> (on an ordinary server I get the correct redirection), instead of
> https://server/foo/bar.html

> At a guess it is assuming http and 80 as the defaults.  I hope this
> isn't too difficult to mend.  I can't see how I can do it without
> specifying the method and port explicitly in the htaccess file
> (something I'd like to avoid)

Yes, correct. I never tried SSL with Apache, so don't know how to check for
SSL. What is the correct way to check under a SSL-aware Apache that the
current URL which gets rewritten is a shttp: one? I think mod_alias.c 
will have the same problem, hasn't it?

                                        Ralf S. Engelschall    

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