How To Restrict Access To Particular Folders And Its Subfolders For SSL Requests in Oracle iPlanet Web Server
Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016
Applies to:Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 to 6.1 [Release 6.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Jan-2014***
Consider the following scenario:
Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6.1SPx is installed under:
The web server has been configured to listen on both SSL (443) and non-SSL ports (80) and also configured for basic authentication.
The document root is
There are some files under the directory:
There are some more files under:
The requirements are:
1) Deny access to all the files directly under /export/ws61/docs/allow-docs if the incoming request is non-ssl (HTTP requests). However, the web server should allow access to those files without any prompt if the incoming request is HTTPS.
2) Deny access to all the files under /export/ws61/docs/allow-docs/allow-sub-dir if the incoming request is non-ssl (HTTP requests) and redirect the requests to HTTPS (SSL port). The web server should allow access to those files with a prompt to enter the credentials if the incoming request is HTTPS.
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