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SSL Redirect in Tomcat Standalone

Suzanne Reiner
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Joined: May 22, 2001
Posts: 22
Hello,
I would like to forward any requests being handled by .jsp's to be redirected through SSL. The SSL Connector working successfully. Do I need to change the server.xml file to handle the redirect or is there a place in the web.xml I should be utilizing? Any suggestions are appreciated.
Thanks
Suzanne
sam prochazka
Greenhorn

Joined: Dec 14, 2002
Posts: 3
Hi,
You should add a redirect statement to your http connector so that directs all https calls to your ssl connector. The following is a connector in the server.xml file that redirects to port 443 (standard ssl port) for each https call.
<Connector className="org.apache.coyote.tomcat4.CoyoteConnector"
port="80"
minProcessors="5"
maxProcessors="75"
enableLookups="true"
redirectPort="443"
acceptCount="10"
debug="0"
connectionTimeout="20000"
useURIValidationHack="false" />
Hope this helps,
Sam P.
Suzanne Reiner
Greenhorn

Joined: May 22, 2001
Posts: 22
Sam,
I have the redirect specification in the connector. What I would like to do is add a rule indicating any .jsp being handled by tomcat is redirected through https (even if it is not requested via the https protocol).
Thank you,
Suzanne
 
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