testing osCommerce with temporary URL and NOT modifying hosts file
After reading some of the answers about testing with a temp URL (because the real domain is still active on another service), I am still a little uncertain with respect to osCommerce. I do not want to modify my hosts file because there a number of other people involved in testing and we do not want to have them all try to change their hosts files. I tried going to osCommerce's configure.php, and changing the defines for the HTTP server and the HTTPS server to my temp URL, and while that does seem to work, the login page is not showing as an https page. My first question is: am I doing the right thing in editing the config.php file to contain the temp URL (given that I don't want to change the hosts file)? My second question is: where to look to try to get the specifically-osCommerce pages, like the login page, to be recognized as https pages?