How to force https to any http page request on an Apache 2.4 server

Vic asked:

I saw a solution to this at HTTP to HTTPS redirect not working on Apache 2.4

<VirtualHost *:80>
Redirect permanent "/" ""

My question is, doesn’t this directive send any and all page requests on a site to

How do you get to resolve to using Apache 2.4 directives?

My answer:

The documentation states:

Additional path information beyond the matched URL-path will be appended to the target URL.

So you don’t do anything else.

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