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From Bryan Field-Elliot <>
Subject Re: How to stop redirectPort from appending ":443"
Date Fri, 21 Feb 2003 21:21:04 GMT
I've just confirmed that the below problem is "hidden" by Internet
Explorer (e.g. the :443 is stripped off), so IE users don't see this. I
test on Mozilla, and after a Tomcat Connector "redirectPort" occurs, my
URL window looks like this:

It should look like this (assuming redirectPort is set to 443, the

Can anyone confirm that what I'm seeing is a Tomcat "bad assumption" (I
won't call it a bug just yet ;) )?

This is more than a cosmetic problem; if "my-page.jsp" links to other
JSP pages (e.g. using JSTL <c:out>), then the URL's generated will NOT
have the ":443" appended, and my session context between the two pages
is getting lost...



On Fri, 2003-02-21 at 13:50, Bryan Field-Elliot wrote:

    When a Connector's "redirectPort" kicks in to redirect the user to
    SSL protected version of the same URI, it is appending ":443" after
    DNS name of the server. This seems to be throwing off session
    later, since subsequent hyperlinks (to other JSP pages) don't have
    ":443" in the URL. In any case, it's unnecessary and unsightly. 
    How can I get redirectPort to not append ":443"?
    I tried leaving out the redirectPort directive, falling back on the
    default (which obviously must be 443), but it's still appending this

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