Ok, so I have an Apache host I'm working on (shared host) who has this in their root
Options -Indexes SSLOptions +StrictRequire ErrorDocument 401 "<!DOCTYPE html><html lang='en'> ... " ErrorDocument 403 "<!DOCTYPE html><html lang='en'> ... " SSLRequireSSL
So when a user tries to connect without SSL, they are prompted with the custom
403 html listed in the file. This occurs while keeping their old URL in the address bar so they can just add the
However, for error page improvements, it is desired to load a
php file from
./error and use that file in the definition for
ErrorDocument. Now this is the kicker, if one just specifies the document directly...
ErrorDocument 403 /error/script.php
They will get another
Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. since the connection to the file is not under SSL. In an attempt to fix that, one may try this...
ErrorDocument 403 https://site.tld/error/script.php
But that redirects the client to
https://site.tld/error/script.php which is UNDESIRED because they have to retype the url, and thus unable to just change the
So, I imagine I must do one of the following:
./errorfrom the SSL requirement with some
- Build a REWRITE rule that detects the use of an error page, and doesn't rewrite the URL
I was unable to do either of this things yesterday. Perhaps neither of those options are viable, but I'm stuck at what to do.
How can I instruct
.htaccess to allow
http connections in
./error, or some other fix, so I still get my error pages, but the client still keeps their original URL?