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We have a SharePoint 2013 that we use internally. For these sites we use a domain, let's call it http://intranet.example.com/. Now we want to make some websites available for external users using UAG and want to use the same domain https://intranet.example.com/.

We don't want to deal with certificates and terminate the ssl on UAG.

When we access the site with the url https://intranet.example.com/ over UAG, SharePoint shows the pages with http links (not https). How do I get SharePoint to show all links (JavaScript includes) with https so they are loaded by the browsers?

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You need to configure Alternate Access Mappings to work with UAG. Pay special attention to the section about publishing with a reverse proxy.

It should look like this:

Internal URL                Zone         Public URL

http://portal.company.com   Internet     https://portal.company.com

The easiest way to understand these that I have read is this:

Left area: Internal URL’s
Right area: Public URL’s with a zone
Middle area: Zones, is what connects Internal URL’s to Public URL’s, many to one.

Internal URL redirects or transforms to a Public URL, from left, to right. The URL on the left, is what you enter in the address field in your browser, the Public URL on the right is what you will see once there, this goes for visible and invisible links as well. Internal URL format: Protocol + URL (+non default port)

Public URL is the address of the Web Application for one of the five zones available. The ‘Default’ must be filled out and has some special properties/uses, the other four are optional. You can only have five Public URL’s per Web Application. This is the URL that the browser will be redirected to in the end. Public URL format: Protocol + URL (+non default port)

Zone is a label representing a Public URL, the zone is used to ‘connect’ an Internal URL to a Public URL. The zone names has no relation what so ever with the four Internet Explorer security zones (Internet, Local Intranet, Trusted sites and Restricted sites) and could just as easily been named 1,2,3,4 and 5. A zone can also represent an authentication provider. Zones: Default, Intranet, Internet, Custom, Extranet


From Thomas Balkeståhl's blog.

  • OK, today I have only http://portal.company.com Default http://portal.company.com and I'm unable to add https://portal.company.com – jlai79 Apr 22 '14 at 6:14
  • ... the error message says that the url is already there – jlai79 Apr 22 '14 at 8:53
  • Could you show a few screenshots of what you are doing up to and including when you get the error? – Robert Kaucher Apr 22 '14 at 13:00
  • I finally managed to configure AAM as you suggested. But I wasn't able to use both http for internal and https for externals users. So I'm using https now for internal access and external access via uag. – jlai79 Apr 23 '14 at 18:12

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