I'm using apache 2.4

I would like to redirect any HTTP traffic to HTTPS matching any canonical domain of the apex domain. I know it's possible to do it via RewriteRules but I would like to use RedirectMatch instead, where it takes the domain name from the HTTP header.

ServerName exampledomain.com
ServerAlias *.exampledomain.com
RedirectMatch (.*) "https://%{HTTP_HOST}$1"

So when you ask for http://anynameyoucanimagine.exampledomain.com it redirects you to https://anynameyoucanimagine.exampledomain.com.

Any ideas ?

Thanks a lot !


the following lines should be simply enough

ServerName anynameyoucanimagine.exampledomain.com
RedirectMatch /(.*) https://anynameyoucanimagine.exampledomain.com/$1
  • Yeah, but I can't have it hard written, there are hundreds of subdomain names which I need to match. – DaWe4444 Oct 2 '17 at 14:33
  • if %{HTTP_HOST} variable does not work, you may need to use mod_rewrite as explained here stackoverflow.com/questions/23059463/… – lese Oct 2 '17 at 14:37
  • Yes, that's why I'm asking if anyone has any idea solving it via RedirectMatch. Also mod_rewrite is slower then redirect. – DaWe4444 Oct 2 '17 at 14:48
  • Since I think there is not a possible way to do it one line using RedirectMatch, and you do not want to use mod_rewrite because its less performant, I think you have to repeat the above lines or similar, for all the hundreds VHosts. Or better, I think you will have to give up and use mod_rewrite at the end – lese Oct 2 '17 at 15:40

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