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From Edward...@ita.org.mo
Subject Re: Problem between http and https
Date Wed, 31 Jul 2002 12:44:02 GMT
Zac Stevens wrote:

> Hi Edward,
>
> On Wed, Jul 31, 2002 at 05:11:23PM +0800, EdwardSPL@ita.org.mo wrote:
> > I have just got another function with php from my netfriend :
> > create a index.php :
> > <? header("Location:https://webmail.mydomain.com");exit;?>
> >
> > So, which function is the best for me ?
>
> I think for your particular situation, either will work - but there is a
> difference.
>
> The solution described by myself and others (using mod_rewrite) is flexible
> in that it will redirect /any/ request to the appropriate HTTPS page.
>
> eg, user goes to http://webmail.mydomain.com/lists/admin/index.php
>
> With the mod_rewrite approach, this request would automatically be
> redirected to https://webmail.mydomain.com/lists/admin/index.php
>
> Using the index.php redirect as above, you would probably get a 404 "File
> not found" error.  The answer would be to put the index.php into every
> place where people could access your website, however this means a lot of
> extra work for you.
>
> Also, to use this you /must/ create a separate DocumentRoot for the non-SSL
> site which contains the index.php file - you can't use the same
> DocumentRoot as the SSL site, as it will probably have its own index.php
> used by the webmail program.
>
> In your case - where you are only supporting a webmail program where every
> user has to start at the beginning of the site - both options will do what
> you are trying to achieve.  I think the mod_rewrite option is less work for
> you, but it does require that you have mod_rewrite in your server.
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> Zac

Hello,

How can I create the mod_rewrite for apache ?
Thank for your help !

Edward.

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