apache authentication stunnel

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http://serverfault.com – Apache is listening on port 80 and redirecting everything to https, which is handled by stunnel. If I put in authentication in it redirects before it does the authentication. Is there a way to handle this? Listen 80 <VirtualHost *:80> RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^(.*) https://%{HTTP_HOST}$1 <Directory /*> AuthType Basic AuthName "Stooges Web Site: Login with email address" AuthLDAPURL ldap://localhost:389/o=stooges?mail require valid-user </Directory> </VirtualHost> update: I use stunnel instead of apache, because apache (HowTos)