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From Octavian R√Ęsnita <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to Redirect to https after login?
Date Thu, 29 Oct 2009 13:21:15 GMT
From: "Eric Covener" <>
>>> 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.

Why should a redirect after POST be avoided?

> A simple
> HTML redirect in the output of the form-based login makes a lot of
> sense.

Why? It makes the process dependent on the browser, which should be avoided.



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