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How would I get sub.domain.com OR http://sub.domain.com

to do a redirect to https://sub.domain.com


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A little more information on your platform would be helpful. –  ScottE Mar 15 '11 at 17:49
What programming language? What webserver? –  Tedd Hansen Mar 15 '11 at 17:50

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Assuming you are using Apache Web Server, add this to your .htaccess file:

Redirect permanent / https://domain.com/

Then restart apache. Good luck!

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What if i needed just one particular subdomain to do this? like test.domain.com or test.domain.com to redirect to test.domain.com? –  Chris Mar 15 '11 at 17:52

Assuming you are using Apache and have mod_rewrite you could add the following to your .htaccess file

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule /(.*) https://sub.domain.com [R,L]

This redirects you to https only if you are not using https. If you want this to only apply to certain domains then use:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^test.domain.com$
RewriteRule /(.*) https://sub.domain.com [R,L]
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