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Am I right in thinking that in order to redirect an https URL to another https URL without a certificate warning, the first https URL has to have it's own valid certificate and IP address?

Am trying to setup some redirects for http and https from a bunch of domains to a secure URL.

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marked as duplicate by Jenny D, growse, RolandoMySQLDBA, mdpc, kce May 29 '13 at 16:19

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The redirection source page will not load without warning from ssl unless you have a certificate for the domain. This is by design.

To get rid of the additional ip address you could get a SAN certificate.

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Ok. This makes sense. Thank you. – Elijah Paul May 31 '13 at 16:50

Certificate? Yes. IP address? No, if all clients are capable of doing SNI; otherwise, yes.

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