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Issue with .htaccess sending http to https [migrated]

I want to send all my http traffic to https. This is the code I use in my .htaccess file : RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R,L] This seems to ...
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Will Authentication over HTTPS Slow My Application?

I am building a web application and RESTful web service. I have been reading various articles about the best way to authenticate the requests to the web service. The best option for me seems to be ...
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ssl requirement -is this just initial handshaking so that subsequent socket communication can commence as normal

I am new to SSL/HTTPS so uncertain on the basics. PROBLEM: A Java applet must communicate with a socket server listening on a port on the web server. Also communication must be secure. Without SSL, ...