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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to Redirect to https after login?
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2009 12:43:25 GMT
>> When I use a rewrite rule as shown below,
>> RewriteRule ^/login(.*) https://%{SERVER_NAME}/login$1 [R,L]
>> the parameters get lost, because the request is translated to a GET request.
>> What do I need to do, to fix this problem?
> Use the QSA flag, so the query string doesn't get lost.

QSA only does anything when you're explicitly adding a query string in
your substitution.

OP is redirecting a POST, which is something to be avoided.  A simple
HTML redirect in the output of the form-based login makes a lot of

Eric Covener

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