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In this Knowledge base, we will walk you through the process of configuring your Apache server for HTTPS (Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure)
HTTPS is the secure version of HTTP that uses encryption to protect the integrity and confidentiality of transmitted data. By implementing HTTPS, you can ensure that sensitive information, such as login credentials or personal data, is securely transmitted over the network.

  • To activate HTTPS, you will need to uncomment the following line in httpd.conf file (see screenshot below):

  • You also have to uncomment:

  • Then, you need to generate a certificate and list it in the apache_ssl setup page.
  • Finally, you will have to restart the services.
Note
To redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS, you will need to open the root .htaccess file, and add the following code to it:
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://example.com/$1 [L,R=301]

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