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Browser is redirected to use HTTP over port 443



HTTP 303 redirect requests when connecting to the application using HTTPS. However, the server returns a redirect request to use HTTP to port 443.

Error Messages

Not Applicable.

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Set up clustered environment of two JBOSS 6.4 JVMs fronted by Apache HTTPD
  2. Install Pega 7.3
  3. Deploy PRPC JBOSS EAR
  4. Connect to URL, HTTPS://<server>/prwebUAT/PRServlet. Server returns a HTTP 303 redirect request with a location header of http://<server>:443/prwebUAT/PRServlet

Root Cause

The reverse proxy configuration was invalid.


Perform the following local-change:

Add the X-FORWARDED-PROTO header to the Apache configuration.

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Published August 19, 2019 - Updated October 8, 2020

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