Redirect forums to https

Broken link? Feature request? Anything related to the Spectrum Computing website here.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by PeterJ » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:06 pm

Thanks, I will need to research this.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by R-Tape » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:08 pm

I have no idea if it's relevant, only that Mike mentioned it, but the last one is the only page with 'www', though the problem was the page before that.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by PeterJ » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:14 pm

OK, I have made a another change (Thanks to Mike for the clue). I get an error with the first page of this topic, but nowhere else.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by Ralf » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:15 pm

And now it's working okay. Did you change anything?
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by R-Tape » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:18 pm

Working for me too, no errors. Hopefully that's that, well done.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by PeterJ » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:31 pm

Ralf wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:15 pm
And now it's working okay. Did you change anything?
There was a random www in one of the security settings.
phpBB is not the easiest system to configure. Glad it's working. Over and out for tonight.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by Stefan » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:22 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:14 pm
OK, I have made a another change (Thanks to Mike for the clue). I get an error with the first page of this topic, but nowhere else.
You're getting the error on the first page due to R-Tape's screen shot coming from elsewhere: http://stonechatproductions.co.uk/zxgam ... SCperm.gif

There should be a setting or module available for phpBB to support this.

Maybe see: https://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=50956 and https://github.com/phpbb-extensions/camosslimageproxy

No idea if these are any good.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by dfzx » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:13 am

Not quite there... :)

spectrumcomputing.co.uk correctly redirects to https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/

www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk correctly redirects to https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/

http://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/ correctly redirects to https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/

http://www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk correctly redirects to https://spectrumcomputing.co.uk/

But!

https://www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk/ doesn't redirect. It complains about the certificate domain being wrong.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by tez » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:17 pm

PeterJ wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:00 pm
If there are any security experts out there who can help please send me a PM.
Long-time WoS lurker but registering here to offer some assistance :D

The SSL certificate presented here is only valid for 'spectrumcomputing.co.uk' but not 'www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk'.

You can see this here: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/analyze ... Results=on

As you can see, the certificate does not list 'www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk' anywhere so any client who tries to access via 'www.spectrumcomputing.co.uk' will fail to validate the certificate.

The solution is to reconfigure your LetsEncrypt client to request a certificate containing both names; feel free to PM me if you need some help in doing this.
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Re: Redirect forums to https

Post by HexTank » Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:17 pm

In firefix there's a warning about connection not being secure, "Parts of this page are not secure (such as images)"
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