How to redirect HTTP to HTTPS with Apache SSL?
You can easily redirect an HTTP virtual host on port 80 to an HTTPS virtual host on port 443 by editing the website’s virtual hosts configuration as shown below: . ServerName www.example.com. Redirect / https://www.example.com/. .
How are SSL addresses configured in SOCAT docu?
This section shows how the SSL addresses can be configured in socat. In this docu we only use self signed certificates for the sake of simplicity. We assume that the server host is called server.domain.org and the server process uses port 4433.
How is SOCAT used to terminate a SSL connection?
Socat makes it very easy to terminate an SSL/TLS connection, pipe the data in plain text into another socat instance which forwards it through an SSL/TLS tunnel to the end service. The end result is visibility and ability to modify traffic in plain text which would otherwise be going through the SSL tunnel.
How to rewrite HTTP requests to HTTPS in Apache?
If you do not have access to your Apache server’s virtual hosts files, use an .htaccess file to rewrite HTTP requests to HTTPS. Add the following lines to a file named .htaccess file in your domain’s root directory (create the file if it doesn’t exist):
How to redirect an Apache server to a virtual host?
The Virtual Hosts method is preferable if you have access to your Apache server’s configuration files. You can easily redirect an HTTP virtual host on port 80 to an HTTPS virtual host on port 443 by editing the website’s virtual hosts configuration as shown below:
Do you need to redirect Apache to HTTPS in cPanel?
If you have a control panel installed over Apache, you will need to set up redirects in the panel itself and not on the server to avoid redirect loops or incorrect module execution. Check out our guide on how to set up a HTTPS redirect in cPanel here.