Problem with http/https interoperation
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Mon Apr 21 10:59:52 UTC 2014
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 04:14:18PM +0800, Benimaur Gao wrote:
> Hello, all
> I have a web application, which use nginx as frontend reverse-proxy
> sever. It's configured to use https to interact with user agent. Several
> tomcats are used as backend application servers. The connection between
> nginx and tomcats is http. The network structure is illustrated as
> Browser -- https --> nginx --- http --> tomcat1
> \-- http --> tomcat2
> The normal request works ok. Problem comes when my program returns
> 302/Redirection to user agent. Since tomcat has no idea about https'
> environment, the location field in http response header is set as:
> "Location: http://redirect.url.com". After receiving that, the browser will
> launch subsequent requests through http.
> I wonder if there is some ready-made module to manipulate the 302
> Location header, or any other better ways to workaround this problem.
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