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IIRF (url rewriting for IIS) and caching

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Community Member, 1 Post

22 April 2011 at 6:56am

I am running SS2.4 on Windows Server 2003 (IIS6). I have IIRF installed, and SS works out of the box.

Now I'm trying to enable caching, however I cannot get my rewrite rules to work in IIRF.

I'll admit that I'm a complete newb to IIRF, and Apache .htaccess for that matter. I didn't get anywhere reading the IIRF DOCs, nor through trial and error, so now to the SS forums...

Can anyone assist?

The Rules and Conditions I'm working from work fine on a shared Linux hosting account (though I've replaced %1 with $1 for IIRF).

## these rules don't work!!!
# Cached content - IIRF
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} /(.*[^/])/?$
RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/cache/$1.html -f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule .* /cache/$1.html [L]

# Cached content - homepage - IIRF
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^/?$
RewriteCond %{DOCUMENT_ROOT}/cache/index.html -f
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule .* /cache/index.html [L]

## The following works, I did not edit
# URLs with query strings 
# Don't catch successful file references 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f 
RewriteRule ^(.*)\?(.+)$ /sapphire/main.php?url=$1&$2

# URLs without query strings 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f 
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /sapphire/main.php?url=$1

I'm testing by placing a cachetest.html file in the cache folder, and then loading gives me the SS default Page not Found, while loads the html file just fine. Again, this all works as expected on a shared Linux Host, so now I'm trying to get my Windows box working.

Thanks in advance,