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Mod rewrite & https
getting mod rewrite to work with https
kosmic1




msg:1503348
 3:01 am on Jun 12, 2003 (gmt 0)

I have several very basic mod rewrite rules set up that are working great until somebody gets into the secure section of my site. I have my links set up to link to as an example: /store.html which is rewritten as:
rewriteRule ^store\.html$ /store/customer/home.php [L]

The problem is that when the customer is in a secure part of the site, the link becomes https://site.com/store.html instead of just [site.com...] and with the https in front, the URL isn't getting rewritten.

Rather than make all of the hyperlinks absolute links with [site.com...] in front, I would like to just get apache mod rewrite to parse this out.

Any thoughts from the rewrite gurus?

Thanks,
Cameron

 

DaveAtIFG




msg:1503349
 2:06 pm on Jun 14, 2003 (gmt 0)

Welcome to WebmasterWorld, kosmic1. :)

It seems the mod_rewrite gurus overlooked your post. Although someone may post some code for you, we encourage members to create their own solutions and prefer to help them refine their solutions.

To that end, try this Intro to Redirects [webmasterworld.com] and see what you can come up with.

We'll help you refine it. I promise!

jdMorgan




msg:1503350
 11:58 pm on Jun 14, 2003 (gmt 0)

kosmic1,

When you are using HTTPS, I don't think mod_rewrite is going to work, since it deals only with HTTP requests.

Also, there may be security issues with allowing rewrites in secure server space - It would not surprise me if the non-functionality of mod_rewrite with HTTPS protocol was intentional.

I don't have any experience with this, and no secure servers to test on, so this should be read as opinion only...

Jim

kosmic1




msg:1503351
 7:37 pm on Jun 15, 2003 (gmt 0)

Thanks to both of you. I couldn't find anything to do with https in mod rewrite in my research. So, I just changed the links from /whatever.html to [site.com...] -- It's a minor annoyance, since I tend to develop a site first with the IP address then add the domain name. Minor only though. :-)

Thanks for the replies.

Cameron

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