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[Solved] IIS 7.5: Url Rewrite...

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Forum Moderator, 435 Posts

7 April 2010 at 12:16am

Edited: 07/04/2010 2:06am


I've installed SS into IIS 7.5 with FastCGI and PHP addons...but there are some problems with url rewrite.
Url rewrite is ON. I've imported Apache mod_rewrite Rules from .htaccess to IIS7, but install wrote:

Friendly URLs are not working. This is most likely because a rewrite module isn't configuredcorrectly on your site. Please check the following things in your Apache configuration; you may need to get your web host or server administrator to do this for you:

* mod_rewrite is enabled
* AllowOverride All is set for your directory

So, if i go to /admin , I've Security/login?BackURL=%2Fss%2Fadmin

Have you had this problem?


1) Reimporting mod_rewrites rules
2) Reinstall SS
3) It goes....

An now ... I made some tests for benchmarking on IIS...


Forum Moderator, 922 Posts

7 April 2010 at 10:26pm

Edited: 07/04/2010 10:33pm

Hi there,

You don't need to import any rules, just have a web.config file sitting in your SilverStripe website folder. See here for more information.

Note that the 2.4 installer will support installing directly from IIS, as it will write the friendly URL rules into web.config for you if IIS URL Rewrite is installed.



Forum Moderator, 435 Posts

8 April 2010 at 8:55pm

Uhm..but I see that my web.config was empty...