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Posted on 2014-07-30
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Any idea why this rewrite it not working
 <rule name="app" stopProcessing="true">
                    <match url="^app$" />
                    <conditions>
                        <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" negate="true" />
                        <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" negate="true" />
                    </conditions>
                    <action type="Rewrite" url="safety-app/?e=poster" />
                </rule>

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if you go to http://www.kars4kids.org/app
the query parameter doesn't come along.

Why doesn't this work?

If you go into the folder itself.
http://www.kars4kids.org/app/ 

I don't want any query parameters here. this one works.
if someone gets into the folder itself this is the rule

 <location path="index.asp">
        <system.webServer>
            <httpRedirect enabled="true" destination="http://www.kars4kids.org/safety-app/" httpResponseStatus="Permanent" />
        </system.webServer>
    </location>

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in the safety app folder itself, i have a redirect only for the index page
        <rewrite>
            <rules>
                <rule name="safety index" stopProcessing="true">
                    <match url="index.asp" />
                    <action type="Redirect" url="http://www.kars4kids.org/safety-app/$S$Q" />
                </rule>
            </rules>
        </rewrite>

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Question by:rivkamak
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b0lsc0tt earned 500 total points
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I am better at Regular Expressions than using them for URL rewriting so that is what I look at first.  Try removing the $ character in

<match url="^app$" />

so your new line is

<match url="^app" />

If that doesn't work please clarify what you are getting and what the rewritten result should look like.  The action in that first block of code hard codes the query string so I am not sure how the original URL matters.  Please clarify that also, if the suggestion above doesn't fix your problem.

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by:b0lsc0tt
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One other thing, the server should work with

<action type="Rewrite" url="safety-app/" appendQueryString="True"/>

Notice the new attribute.  If you used the GUI to set up the rule and action then there is a checkbox for "Append Query String" that would also set it to true.

Also notice I removed the query string in your action.  I believe you will have an issue if you provide a query string in the URL value AND have appendQueryString set to True.

bol
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