IIS 7.5 URL Rewrite rules

I've got a website, http://www.mydomain.com, running on IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2.

I'm trying to use the native IIS URL Rewrite utility to accomplish the following:

1. Redirect all requests for mydomain.com/SamplePage.aspx to mydomain.com/NewDirectory/SamplePage.aspx
2. ...EXCEPT for mydomain.com/blog, which should stay as-is.
3. Hide the redirect from the user, so that they don't see the /NewDirectory/ portion of the path.

I've gotten part of the way there with a Redirect rule to redirect "*" (all requests) to "/NewDirectory", where the request does not match the pattern "*/NewDirectory" or "*/blog".

This rule works to divert traffic to the NewDirectory folder, but causes all URLs on the site to display to the user as "http://www.mydomain.com/NewDirectory", which is pretty much the opposite of what I want. If I understand correctly, I need a corresponding Rewrite rule to correct the URL display; can someone please advise me on how I would configure this?
Your help is appreciated, thanks!
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Maybe this will help.

My requirement:

Mask the redirection of www.bob.com to www.abc.com/bob/index.html - the end user should not see the www.abc.com

For IIS7 you will indeed need AAR. There are 3rd party modules available that can do what you need as well such as Helicon Ape: https://www.helicontech.com/ape/

Using AAR: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/carlosag/archive/2010/04/02/setting-up-a-reverse-proxy-using-iis-url-rewrite-and-arr.aspx

You'll be reverse proxying requests for http://www.bob.com/ to http://www.abc.com/bob/

In Apache, with the correct modules loaded, it can be done as:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.bob\.com [NC]
RewriteRule (.*) http://www.abc.com/bob$1 [P,L]

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Steve BinkCommented:
I do not believe you will need a third party module for this.  IIS URL Rewrite is supposed to have this capability.

Take a look through the docs and examples found at the link above, then focus on setting up the reverse proxy.

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