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Redirecting to HTTPS

Saikiran Kochi

Joined: Mar 25, 2008
Posts: 1

How to make secure my page by redirecting to "https" from "http" request?
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

You can do it declaratively with security-constraint entries in web.xml or
you can do it programmatically by reading the isSecure property from the request object and redirecting to the secure version of you page yourself.

Filters are a nice place to put this code.

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Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

Adding a security constraint like the following to your web.xml will require HTTPS for all URLs:

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