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Re: How to redirect http to https with Apache/SVN/SSL [SOLVED]



On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Daniel B. Thurman <dant cdkkt com> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>> On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 9:51 AM, Daniel B. Thurman <dant cdkkt com> wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> Patrick W. Barnes wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sunday 10 May 2009 19:26:51 Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> DRAT!  TYPO!
>>>>>
>>>>> Should be:
>>>>>
>>>>> <VirtualHost host.domain.com:80>
>>>>>  ServerName host.domain.com
>>>>>  CustomLog /svn/Admin/logs/access.log combined
>>>>>  ErrorLog  /svn/Admin/logs/error.log
>>>>>  SSLProxyEngine on
>>>>>  ProxyPass / https://host.domain.com/
>>>>>  ProxyPassReverse / https://host.domain.com/
>>>>> </VirtualHost>
>>>>>
>>>>> <VirtualHost host.domain.com:443>
>>>>>  [...]
>>>>> </VirtualHost>
>>>>>
>>>>> My mistake was the 2nd VirtualHost clause where 80 should be 443:
>>>>>
>>>>> Now, that's better ;)
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Keep in mind that having Apache proxy non-HTTPS queries will mean that
>>>> the
>>>> link from the client to the server will NOT be SSL-protected.  Traffic
>>>> from
>>>> the SVN client to your server will be in the clear.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>> Sigh,  I tested http://[...] and it appears that SSL certification is not
>>> being requested, so it appears that you are correct.
>>>
>>> I will keep trying.  If anyone has a (potential) solution, please let me
>>> know?
>>>
>>
>>
>> Why don't you just turn of http? And/or redirect all http to https?
>>
>
> Then that would mean that my normal website for anonymous users
> would be forced use https when it is not required?
>
> As it is, I could just drop the <VirtualHost host.domain.com:80>
> code block for subversion and who cares if subversion reports an error
> for those attempting to use the http:[...]/svn/svnX string, as it would
> not be allowed except for https.
>
> Seems nicer to force http to https only for /svn requests but perhaps
> there is no solution/support for it...  from what I can tell, others have
> claimed to get this to work but I have not been able to duplicate it.

Put a redirect to https inside a <Location> tag then

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