How to force HTTPS from web.config file?

The Microsoft URL Rewrite Module 2.0 for IIS 7 and above enables IIS administrators to create powerful customized rules to map request URLs to friendly URLs that are easier for users to remember and easier for search engines to find. You can use the URL Rewrite module to perform URL manipulation tasks. To use this rule below are the prerequisites.

1. IIS 7 or above with ASP.NET role service enabled.
2. URL Rewrite Module installed.

Click here for more information on the Rewrite Module.

When you want to force HTTP to HTTPS, you will need to add below code in your web.config file.

<system.webServer> <rewrite>
<rules>
<clear />
<rule name="Redirect to https" stopProcessing="true">
<match url=".*" />
<conditions>
<add input="{HTTPS}" pattern="off" ignoreCase="true" />
</conditions>
<action type="Redirect" url="https://{HTTP_HOST}{REQUEST_URI}" redirectType="Permanent" appendQueryString="false" />
</rule>
</rules>
</rewrite>
</system.webServer>

 

  • 0 Users Found This Useful

Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

Will I get root access in Cloud VPS?

Yes, you will have the root access to your Cloud VPS.

How to setup Failure Settings for an Application Pool in IIS?

Rapid fail protection is an IIS feature that works with the health of worker processes of a...

Random Service Crash in Windows VPS

It’s quite often when we face problems of Random Service Crash in Windows VPS. You may come...

How to allow logon through Terminal Services group policy and Remote Desktop Users group in Windows?

One of our Windows VPS customers tried to login through Remote Desktop Services to a VPS with a...

How do I login to Windows VPS Management Portal?

This article will guide you on how to login to VPS Management Portal. You can obtain login...