new to apache....forward all traffic from http to https

Posted on 2014-09-20
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Last Modified: 2014-09-23
i have a rule in place that redirects all traffic from http to https and it kinda works when i hit my site mysite.com/mysite/ it redirects to https://mysite.com/mysite/ but it doesn't display the site but it displays this message "forbidden" " you don't have access to access /mysite/ on this server

this is the rule

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule (.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI}

am i supposed to change any permissions anywhere?

thanks for any help
Question by:eli2011
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Edwin Hoffer earned 2000 total points
ID: 40334966
Change the above .htaccess code to below one:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} !^443$
RewriteRule ^/(.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [NC,R=301,L] 

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Author Comment

ID: 40335802
still get the Forbidden and You don't have permission to access /mysite/ on this server message
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Expert Comment

ID: 40336416
is your selinux set to enforcing ?


if yes then

#setenforce 0

and see if this works.

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by:Edwin Hoffer
ID: 40336435

Can you please share your website in PM, so I can check the issue.


Author Comment

ID: 40337097
selinux if

Author Comment

ID: 40337100
selinux is off i mean

Author Comment

ID: 40337104
not sure what you mean.  post the httpd.conf and ssl.conf files?

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