On 2 December 2014 at 09:17, Samuel Reed <samuel.trace.r...@gmail.com>

> I'm running the latest 1.5 release.
> Our site runs primarily on the `www` subdomain, but we want to enable HSTS
> for
> all subdomains (includeSubdomains). Unfortunately, due to the way HSTS
> works,
> the HSTS header MUST be present on the redirect from https://example.com
> to
> https://www.example.com. I am using configuration like:
> rspadd Strict-Transport-Security:\ max-age=31536000;\ includeSubDomains
> redirect prefix https://www.example.com code 301 if \
> { hdr(host) -i example.com }
> For whatever reason, even when the rspadd line is before the redirect, no
> headers are added to the redirect, making this impossible. I've considered
> a fake backend with a fake 503 file to get around this - something like:
> HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently
> Cache-Control: no-cache
> Content-Length: 0
> Strict-Transport-Security: max-age=31536000; includeSubDomains; preload
> Location: https://www.example.com/
> Connection: close
> While this will work, it feels really hacky. Is there a better way to add a
> header on a redirect?
Have a look at the thread 'add response header based on presence of request
header', your case matches the case I mentioned there.


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