- Open up the web.xml file in a text editor e.g. c:\MyProject\myapp\src\main\webapp\WEB-INF\web.xml. Add in the following security-constraint elements.
Note: the example below encrypts the application from the top parent url using the "/*" url pattern.
The development server can only use HTTP, so in order to check the results, the application must be deployed to Google App Engine. As shown below, the Chrome browser shows the HTTPS "padlock" while accessing a URL of the application.