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[jetty-users] jetty-9 behind apache reverse proxy with SSL

Hello all,
So far I've been using jetty-8 behind apache reverse proxy with SSL and
it's been working fine. I've been trying to switch to jetty-9 recently,
but I couldn't find an easy way to configure it to make use of
"X-Forwarded-Proto: https" header.
My apache virtual host config looks like this:

<VirtualHost *:443>
	SSLEngine on
	ProxyRequests Off
	ProxyVia Off
	ProxyPreserveHost On
	AllowEncodedSlashes NoDecode
	RequestHeader set X-Forwarded-Proto https
	RequestHeader set X-Forwarded-Port 443
	<Proxy *>
		Order deny,allow
		Allow from all
	<Location /test>
		ProxyPass http://localhost:8666/test nocanon

In jetty-8 I was adding
<Set name="forwarded">true</Set>
directive to SelectChannelConnector in jetty.xml as described here:
and here:
and it all worked fine.
setForwarded is actually a method of AbstractConnector which is a base
class for SelectChannelConnector:

However in jetty-9 this method is no longer present and I couldn't find
an easy way (except for some ugly rewriting rules) to tell jetty-9 that
it should be changing scheme to the one from X-Forwarded-Proto header.
As a result some of my applications don't work anymore (for example
gerrit among others) as they think they are accessed in an insecure way
via http and try to redirect to https. I've written a very simple
servlet to demonstrate what's going on:

	protected void service(
			HttpServletRequest request,
			HttpServletResponse response)
			throws ServletException, IOException {
		ServletOutputStream output = response.getOutputStream();
		output.println("secure: " + request.isSecure());
		output.println("scheme: " + request.getScheme());

in jetty-8 the result was:

secure: true
scheme: https

but now in jetty-9 I get:

secure: false
scheme: http

So my question is what is the proper way in jetty-9 to make it use
X-Forwarded-Proto header just as it used to be done in jetty-8 with <Set
name="forwarded">true</Set> directive. Using rewriting rules seems like
an ugly and unnecessary complicated hack, so I hope that there's a
better way...

Many thanks


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