Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 96
  • Last Modified:

Redirect rewrite back to same address

Hi,

I can not modify code on this problem must do  it in IIS. It is a Microsoft .net frameworks 4.0 website iis6

I have a website that I want a user to get into only from a specific refereed address

Let's ay it is http://www.contoso.com   

there is a page http://www.contoso.com/profile.aspx    I do not want the user going right to http://www.contoso.com/profile.aspx     but want them to go to http://www.contoso.com/default.aspx  .   in default.aspx it will set a security session variable then redirect back to http://www.contoso.com/profile.aspx

How can I do this strictly with IIS?  I can  not change the applications code.
0
Charles Baldo
Asked:
Charles Baldo
1 Solution
 
Ryan ChongCommented:
in your existing codes, is that profile.aspx  will be redirected to default.aspx if there is not session variable being stored?
0
 
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
This is not something that IIS can do.  In general, the AppPool that hosts the site/app, has no knowledge of any sessions that exist or not.  The AppPool do not have any configurable interface to talk to the application code to pull a session and check if it valid or not.

The only way I can think of this working is to use the "HTTP_Referer" field in the inbound HTTP request.  This is easily accomplished with the URL Rewrite feature that is available for IIS7+.

Here is an IIS.NET forum dicussion on the same issue.

Link:  https://forums.iis.net/t/1189057.aspx

But you have a technology challenge, namely IIS6.  There are builtin URL Rewrite options for IIS6.  You need to use either a 3rd party commercial ISAPI filter like something from Helicon (Apache compatible URL rewriting for IIS :  http://www.isapirewrite.com/) or an open source product like Ionics Isapi Rewrite Filter (http://iirf.codeplex.com/).

Dan
0
 
Charles BaldoSoftware DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thank you
0

Featured Post

Free Backup Tool for VMware and Hyper-V

Restore full virtual machine or individual guest files from 19 common file systems directly from the backup file. Schedule VM backups with PowerShell scripts. Set desired time, lean back and let the script to notify you via email upon completion.  

Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now