How does one allow IIS (8 in my case) to handle SSL and not Tomcat?

I have read some where that using IIS to proxy request to Tomcat, that IIS can handle all of the SSL encryption / decryption. What changes need to be made in the server.xml to insure that generated links in Jira show the https and not the http?

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Pedro Souza Atlassian Team Jun 25, 2014

You need to add the conector to your serverl.xml:

<!-- Proxy Connector with values for scheme, proxyName and proxyPort -->
        <Connector acceptCount="100" connectionTimeout="20000" disableUploadTimeout="true" enableLookups="false" maxHttpHeaderSize="8192" maxThreads="150" minSpareThreads="25" port="8080" protocol="HTTP/1.1" redirectPort="8443" useBodyEncodingForURI="true" 
            scheme="https" proxyName="" proxyPort="443"/>


Pedro Souza.

Ok, I assume that the 2 main items there are the scheme and proxyport. Now what about the base URL in the Jira Settings?

Pedro Souza Atlassian Team Jun 25, 2014

After configuring the connector, you will see a notification in your JIRA pages, asking for update the base URL to use the https, then you just need to update it directly on the general settings.

Thank you for your responses. Now, using the IIS ARR and UrlRewrite modules; would I change the rule to https://localhost:8443/{R:0}?

Ok, Pedro basically answered this question. Disregard my last comment, it is incorrect. The URL rewrite rule remains the same as a standard site without the SSL https.

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