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From Tim Funk <>
Subject Re: Tomcat 5, proxy and SSL accelerators
Date Thu, 08 Jul 2004 10:47:46 GMT
If you need to replace http with https - see if using a Filter with 
HttpServletRequestWrapper would work. (where you override isSecure() and a 
few other choice methods)


Graham Leggett wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a tomcat server running behind an SSL accelerator. I have used 
> the proxyName and proxyPort config settings to make sure the real name 
> of the server is used by the web application, but I can find no way of 
> telling the web app that it is running on a secure server.
> Our server sends its URL to another server as part of an information 
> exchange, and as this exchange is XML based and not done using a browser 
> using relative links or the base tag is not possible.
> Our current hack is to reconstruct the URL, replacing http with https, 
> but it's really ugly.
> Is there an elegant solution to this problem out there?

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