check how the website was accessed

Posted on 2011-10-21
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I'm not sure if I'm asking this correctly, but we'll be hosting a website on an IIS 7.0 server
I want to know if there's a way that we can determine if it was accessed via a link from another page or if the person typed the URL into their browser.

ie. my page is

on there is a link that links to the above.
they can also access domainA directly ... i want to know if there's a way I can find out.

also note, will most likely be from http to https


Question by:blue-genie
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    You can check the HTTP referrer host header for the address of the refering webpage.  If blank it was likely to have been manually entered.
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    thanks now i know what i'm looking for i can google further.

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