How to force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel?

By | June 12, 2021

In this article we will tell you how to force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel?

What is HTTP?

HTTP stand foe Hypertext Transport Protocol. When you enter http:// in your address bar in front of domain, it tells the browser to connect over HTTP. HTTP use TCP(Transmission control protocol), generally over port 80, to send and receive data packets over ther web.

What is HTTPS?

HTTPS stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (also referred to as HTTP over TLS or HTTP over SSL). When you enter https://in your address bar in front of the domain, it tells the browser to connect over HTTPS. Generally sites running over HTTPS will have a redirect in place so even if you type in http:// it will redirect to deliver over a secured connection. HTTPS also uses TCP (Transmission Control Protocol) to send and receive data packets, but it does so over port 443, within a connection encrypted by Transport Layer Security (TLS).

Redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

if you forcefully redirect your website HTTP to HTTPS in Cyberpanel, you will need to add a rewrite rule to that website in order to have it automatically forward to HTTPS instead of HTTP.

In CyberPanel you can forcefully redirect HTTP to HTTPS website using rewrite rules.

To add this:

Force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel:

  1. Select Websites on the left menu
force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel

2. Choose the SSL enabled website from the list

force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel

3. Select “Rewrite Rules” in the Configuration section

force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel

4. Copy and paste the following code:

force redirect HTTP to HTTPS website in CyberPanel
rewriteCond %{HTTPS} !on
rewriteCond %{HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto} !https
rewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{SERVER_NAME}%{REQUEST_URI} [R,L]

5. Now just save your changes, and you’re done!

After doing this on OpenLiteSpeed you must have to restart your webserver. Beacuse OLS need to restart to read the rewrite rules properly.

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