php HTTPS $_SERVER variable?

Ilan Berkner iberkner at
Sat Aug 15 10:36:39 MSD 2009

Some of our software relies on the $_SERVER['HTTPS'] PHP variable to be set
to "on" when accessing pages via https://.  So far  I've found:

fastcgi_params HTTPS on;

but this turns it on for all pages, regardless of HTTP or HTTPS request

What am I missing?

When I add the HTTPS on parameter, our code works (i.e. detects HTTPS in
$_SERVER) but for every page, HTTP or HTTPs
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