moving servers... https woes.

Steve Holdoway steve at
Tue Mar 25 20:47:37 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-03-25 at 16:29 +0100, Lukas Tribus wrote:
> Hi,
> > Sadly not quite. The change in IP means that the eCommerce part of the
> > site must be served through https:, but there seems to be a terrible lag
> > - even though TTL has been set to 5 minutes for weeks - for customers in
> > picking the change up.
> >
> > This means that the old IP address needs to handle and forward http and
> > https, as well as the new one - which means that I can't just terminate
> > https at the old IP and proxy as http: as the new server forces it back
> > to https
> I'm probably missing something, but why don't you just forward https to
> https and http to http?

Mainly because I can't seem to get it to work - nginx, apache or

I'm sure someine can come forward with technical reasons why...


Steve Holdoway BSc(Hons) MIITP
Skype: sholdowa

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