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From Duncan Brannen <...@st-andrews.ac.uk>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Basic Auth and SSL
Date Tue, 03 Dec 2002 12:40:12 GMT
At 13:14 03/12/2002 +0100, Boyle Owen wrote:
>You can't just switch it on with some "UseSSLHere" directive.
>
>You could redirect all homepages which require login to a mirror version
>under an SSL VH and then redirect requests for content under the SSL VH
>back to the HTTP site.

Content could be sent via SSL as well, I just hoped to stop browsers sending
unencrypted passwords without the users having to know do do it


>It would take quite a bit of configuration, but it is possible.
>
>Rgds,
>
>Owen Boyle
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Duncan Brannen [mailto:dbb@st-andrews.ac.uk]
> >Sent: Dienstag, 3. Dezember 2002 12:53
> >To: users@httpd.apache.org
> >Subject: [users@httpd] Basic Auth and SSL
> >
> >
> >
> >Just curious,
> >       Is there any way to force apache to use SSL any time it's
> >asking a browser for authentication?  We've a few areas of our web site
> >where users ask for passwords & it would be nice if I could get apache
> >to automatically switch to SSL for these areas without the
> >user having to
> >do it.
> >
> >Users would often forget the https://  if they had to type it
> >and use http://
> >anyway.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >       Dunk
> >
> >
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