Remap URL

Posted on 2007-07-26
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I need to redirect a website link.. ex:  (note there is no page extension) to

I am hosting my own site on IIS 6.0, i have installed the IIS tools and am currently using the remapurl.exe program supplied.  I can make any htm page redirect to any other page but unfortunately cannot get a url without a page extension to work. (/promotion=/promotion.htm does not work, /promotion.htm=/contacts.htm does work). I have also tried creating a Promotion folder and placing the promotion.htm page in there along with a copy of it renamed to default.htm to no avail.

Typically i would not be concerned about this but our marketing person just put out several thousand brochures without the page extension on them.
Is there any easy solution to this that does not require expensive software or a Apache migration?
Question by:BKives
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    Accepted Solution

    In IIS, Right-Click on the website name, then New, then Virtual Directory.  When the Wizard loads, click Next, Type promotion for the Alias and click Next, choose any directory - won't be used - and click Next,  and Next again, then Finish.  Find the virtual directory and Right-Click on it and click properties.  On the Virtual Directory Tab, click "A Redirection to a URL" Radio. Specify the URL and click apply.

    Author Comment

    awesome!  I wish i would have asked this three days ago before spending 10 hours evaluating software to make the change.

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