This option help to improve security on system services, In case your server cannot enable code to redirect HTTP to HTTPS, You can use F5 that redirect your system traffic from HTTP to HTTPS, In this case your server still working on service port 80 and F5 intercept certificate on client side and forward to server with plain text

Step1: Existing We have virtual Server that working on service port 80, Apply HTTP Profile and IRULE redirect HTTP to HTTPS

  • Apply HTTP profile on virtual service port 80 for support intercept HTTP application layer 7
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
  • Apply IRULES for redirect traffic HTTP to HTTPS, Go to virtual server HTTP and tab “Resource”
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS

Step2: Create Virtual server HTTPS for support HTTPS traffic, Go to GUI Local Traffic > Virtual Servers

Fill in name, destination IP address same HTTP virtual server, service port HTTPS, HTTP profile and client SSL profile, Pool HTTP

How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
  • Result after create virtual server HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS

Step3: Try to access Virtual Sever IP (Example 10.10.10.111) We found browser redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS
How to make F5 redirect HTTP to HTTPS

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