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From Joe Hansen <>
Subject Help with security-constraint in web.xml
Date Mon, 04 Jan 2010 21:53:40 GMT
Hey all,

We are using Tomcat 6.0 / Apache 2.2. We would like the user to login
over HTTPS rather than plain HTTP.

So, I have defined the following security-constraint in the web.xml
file of our web application:




When a user clicks on the login link <a
href="/spring_security_login">Login</a>, he/she is redirected to the
following URL and the browser shows an "Unable to connect" error:

What do I need to do so that the user is directed to instead (which, displays
the login page correctly). i.e. I do not want a port number in the

Please advise.

Thank you!

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