If code4lb.org switched to HTTPS by default, can their content still be
archived by the Internet Archive?
On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Ordway, Ryan <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> The simplest solution would be to modify the settings.php to start pushing
> everything over HTTPS once someone has hit an HTTPS URL. The current
> code4lib server has been here at OSU longer than I have (and I've been here
> for 8+ years), and it's at MOST running at about 25% CPU capacity. Pushing
> everything over HTTPS is probably fine too.
> As for additional administrative overhead, if someone else wants to manage
> the certificate procurement and renewal, it takes me about 5 minutes every
> year to put a new certificate in place and then restart Apache once I have
> a certificate file.
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:34 PM, Chad Fennell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 8:49 PM, Ross Singer <[log in to unmask]>
> > > I guess I just don't see why http and https can't coexist.
> > >
> > >
> > They can definitely coexist, but there is a corresponding maintenance
> > and a slightly higher risk profile (e.g. session hijacking is still
> > possible in a variety of mixed http/https configurations). I noticed a a
> > pretty good, if a bit dated, run-down of the tradeoffs for various secure
> > setups in Drupal
> > .
> > Even if the solutions have somewhat changed, it does get at the idea of
> > what some of the tradeoffs are between security, usability and
> > Just today, I noticed a security alert (https://drupal.org/node/2129381)
> > for the Drupal 6 Secure Pages module where theoretically secured pages
> > forms could be transmitted in the clear. This is the module you'd most
> > likely use to achieve a mixed http/https site in Drupal.
> > I have personally tended to just put everything behind https because of
> > added work/modules/maintenance associated to running it along side of
> > (in Drupal, specifically), but I am a lazy person with access to free
> > and ferncer servers.
> > HTH
> > --
> > Chad Fennell
> > Web Developer
> > University of Minnesota Libraries
> > (612) 626-4186
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