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Secure and Non Secure

Mary Cole
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Joined: Dec 02, 2000
Posts: 362
If you browse any banking sites, some of the pages will be HTTPS and some will be HTTP pages. Since I have a single application, can I make some links to post to HTTPS and some to HTTP. Pls note, I don't want to hard code the URL ( like https://somedomain/

My Environment is as follows

client==>> IBM HTTP Server ==>> WebSphere

When the client hits my site, all my data entry screens have to be HTTPS and reamining pages(static JSPs) have to go thru normal HTTP.

FYI,am using struts and I CANNOT use struts ssl -extn as I have a http server in front of the App server.If I had only appserver, this would have worked.

Any suggestions? pls help its urgent
Patrick Finnegan
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Joined: Mar 05, 2002
Posts: 179
Configure the web app for form login then use standard J2EE role based authentication specifying the directories/paths that need protection.
Mary Cole
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Joined: Dec 02, 2000
Posts: 362
hi Patrick Finnegan

Can you pls elaborate on this..
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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