application links jira to confluence running https?

I was running both confluence and JIRA over http connector.


Because of issue with office connector I set up confluence https access and changed the web.xml to redirect all http traffic to https.

But now this screws up the application links.

How do I handle application links in a JIRA instance running http to a confluence instance redirecting to https?

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Hi Timothy!

It's possible to configure the Application Link over HTTPS indeed. However, it will require a little more than an HTTP setup.

We have a knowledge document that includes some useful hints on what procedures to follow when setting up an Application Link over HTTPS.



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I've been through this as well and, to perhaps boil it down a bit for you (and this assumes you have PKI issued certs and that you have both JIRA and Confluence accessed via SSL), there are a couple of pages that will be of great help for you (the Oracle pages really are not all that helpful)

The biggie is in the keytool commands to import a trusted cert. The cacerts file you need to get the cert and an alias in for is <conf-install>/jre/lib/security/cacerts

Once you have a trust in that file (you have to bounce tomcat to get it into the running system), your connection will work just dandy. 


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