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Peter_L_71637
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Oct 14, 2013

Rewrite HTTPS URL

Hi, Is there anyone who can help me with the following problem?

 

My internal server is configured to access a URL: https://sample.domain.com/soap/ There is no possibility to change the above URL in the server (that would be to easy).

 

The supplier is changing the URL to https://sample.domain.com/soap/test/ I want to rewrite the URL in my F5 LTM through a VIP. Can anyone help me with a example iRule to do the trick? Greetings Peter

 

  • section from reply above. To change the URI, you can have the VIP iRule change that before your forward out. If the server does not respond to redirects like a browser:

    when HTTP_REQUEST { 
      if { [HTTP::uri] equals "/soap" } {
         HTTP::uri "/soap/test" 
      } 
    }
    

8 Replies

  • You can just use a HTTP Class profile on your https Virtual Server and define the Host (sample.domain.com) and URI (/soap) with an action of redirect to your new URL (https://sample.domain.com/soap/test/).

     

    • Peter_L_71637's avatar
      Peter_L_71637
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      Unfortunately HTTP Class profile is not supported anymore on 11.4.0. I found KB http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/14000/300/sol14381.html Thank you for the reply
  • You can just use a HTTP Class profile on your https Virtual Server and define the Host (sample.domain.com) and URI (/soap) with an action of redirect to your new URL (https://sample.domain.com/soap/test/).

     

    • Peter_L_71637's avatar
      Peter_L_71637
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      Unfortunately HTTP Class profile is not supported anymore on 11.4.0. I found KB http://support.f5.com/kb/en-us/solutions/public/14000/300/sol14381.html Thank you for the reply
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    nathe
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    Peter,

     

    The replacement to HTTP Class profile in 11.4.x is the local traffic policy. See Local Traffic - Policies - Policy List. Assign this to the VS as you would've done for a http class profile.

     

    Hope this helps, N

     

  • John_Alam_45640's avatar
    John_Alam_45640
    Historic F5 Account

    If i understand this correctly, your server acts as an HTTP 1.1 client and initiates a connection to https://sample.domain.com/soap and you want the URL to be: https://sample.domain.com/soap/test.

    To make configuration simple, you need to force your server to resolve the hostname to the IP address of a VIP on the bigIP.

    To change the URI, you can have the VIP iRule change that before your forward out. If the server does not respond to redirects like a browser: when HTTP_REQUEST { if { [HTTP::uri] equals "/soap" } { HTTP::uri "/soap/test" } }

    If the server DOES respond to redirects you can do this:

    when HTTP_REQUEST {
      if { [HTTP::uri] equals "/soap" } {
        HTTP::redirect "https://[HTTP::header host]/soap/test"
      }
    }
    

    Hope this helps. You may want to re phrase you question and include more details in case my reply does not answer it for you.

    • Peter_L_71637's avatar
      Peter_L_71637
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      Thanks for all the support. We solved this issue by a rewrite profile in version 11.4
  • John_Alam_45640's avatar
    John_Alam_45640
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    section from reply above. To change the URI, you can have the VIP iRule change that before your forward out. If the server does not respond to redirects like a browser:

    when HTTP_REQUEST { 
      if { [HTTP::uri] equals "/soap" } {
         HTTP::uri "/soap/test" 
      } 
    }