[squid-users] Re: Need some advise on the following

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@dont-contact.us>
Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2001 18:45:58 +0100


See RFC2616 for full details in the Location header.


On Wednesday 21 November 2001 10.45, chong.han.yong@i-stt.com wrote:
> Hi Henrik
> Sorry to trouble
> I need to clarify something with you
> sorry as I'm not familiar with http etc.
> The statement below on the returns a full http:// URL either in a Location
> header of a redirect
> What is it refer to Location header of a redirect???
> Is it a http 302 redirect ??? or others??
> Thankyou and Best Regards
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> From: Henrik Nordstrom (hno@squid-cache.org)
> Subject: Re: [squid-users] Reverse proxy with Domino Web Server
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> Date: 2001-10-26 13:48:45 PST
> Quite likely the same problem, or the problem of the web mail
> application generating full URL's in HTML content.
> Squid will reply using https to the queries it has received using https,
> but it will not rewrite any content. If your server in one way or
> another returns a full http:// URL either in a Location header of a
> redirect, or embedded in HTML content, Squid will pass this one on to
> the client as it is.
> The previously mentioned "rproxy" branch of Squid has the capability of
> rewriting Location headers before passed on to the client, thus allowing
> you to rewrite http://your.server/ Location headers to https.
> If the problem is URLs embedded in HTML content generated by some
> application, there currently is not much you can do, except possibly
> setting up a redirector that will bounce the client back to https:// if
> it attempts to contact the service using http://, but this is of very
> limited use as the first attempt to contact the server will then use
> unencrypted http, possibly revealing private information.
> Regards
> Henrik Nordström
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