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Simple IIS URL Rewrite needed


I need to create a simple IIS URL Rewrite rule that does the following:

If user accesses http (or https)://folder1/filea.asp

Redirect user to: http (or https)://folder2/filea.asp

Thanks in advance,

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Ryan Chong

8/22/2022 - Mon
Olivier Marchetta

Hello. You can install the IIS rewrite module from this page :

Then you can use this guide :

1. Create a default website
2. Open the URL Rewrite module in the webpage configuration panel
3. Create a blank rule
4. Enter the pattern or the expression you want to rewrite.
Ryan Chong

try and see if this work for you in http / https?

(tested working in http)

<rule name="RewriteUserFriendlyURL" enabled="true" stopProcessing="true">
                    <match url="^folder1/([^/]+)/?$" />
                    <conditions logicalGrouping="MatchAll" trackAllCaptures="false" />
                    <action type="Redirect" url="folder2/{R:1}" appendQueryString="false" />

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Steve Bohler

Hi Ryan,
Thanks for the reply.

Does that rule work for both http and https?

I have a finite list of URLs that I need to redirect from one directory to another. So, I believe I the matchURL should be something more specific than <match url="^folder1/([^/]+)/?$" />, no?

Wouldn't that rule apply to all files in folder1?
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Ryan Chong

Does that rule work for both http and https?
you probably can try it out, as I don't have a https site for testing. it should worked for both http and https.

Wouldn't that rule apply to all files in folder1?
Ryan Chong

any further clarification is needed here?
Steve Bohler

I needed a versions that works for a specific file in a specific directory. Not all files in a specific directory. How can I achieve that?

Thank you.
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