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Trying to Redirect from https to http (secure to non secure)


I have a problem with a server side redirect from a secure page to a
non-secure page (same domain name, same folder)

I have added some test code that can display the target URL and that
containt http:// and yet it redirects to https://

I am on
enter username+passwo rd into a form; page posts back to itself, then
calls my function for redirection to non secure pages:

redirectNoSSL(" myaccount.asp")

this executes
Response.Redire ct "http://www.example.com/test/files/myaccount.asp"

but the browser goes to

Any ideas why this happens?

I suspect this has to do with a cookie that persists user/pwd info,
could that force the client to go to the Secure page?

thanks in advance

See my relevant code below:

Function stripSSL(sTarge t)
Dim host
Dim sUrl
Dim i
if sTarget="" Then Exit Function

sUrl=Request.Se rverVariables(" URL")
host=Request.Se rverVariables(" server_name") '
Request.ServerV ariables("HTTP_ HOST")

sTarget=" & sTarget
i=InStrRev(sUrl , "/")
stripSSL= "http://" & host & Left(sUrl,i) & sTarget
End Function

Function redirectNoSSL(s Url)
Dim sNewURL
sNewURL = stripSSL(sUrl)
If False Then ' Print link instead of redirect
Response.Write "<BODY>TEST : Redirect to stripSSL (" & sUrl & ") =
<a href=" & sNewURL & ">" & sNewURL & "</a>"
Response.Write "<BR>ServerVari ables(HTTPS)=" &
Request.ServerV ariables("HTTPS ") & "</BODY>"
Response.Redire ct sNewURL
End If
End Function
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