IIS 7 and Above
URL Rewrite Module
RTW release of URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0
Last post Nov 10, 2008 10:20 PM by ruslany
Nov 10, 2008 10:20 PM|ruslany|LINK
Today we are releasing the URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 Release To Web (RTW). This is a final, production-ready release that is officially supported by Microsoft.
Microsoft URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 RTW (x86)
Microsoft URL Rewrite Module for IIS 7.0 RTW (x64)
If you already have Go Live release of URL rewrite module installed then the installation package will upgrade it to RTW release. All rewrite rules in applicationHost.config and web.config files will be preserved.
Note that system reboot may be necessary when upgrading from Go Live to RTW release.
Here are the features that are new since Go Live release (for a complete list of features refer to
String manipulation functions. Built-in string manipulation functions can be used to convert URLs to lowercase and to perform URL encoding and decoding.
UNENCODED_URL server variable. This server can be used to get the raw URL path as it was requested by web client. If the requested URL contained any URL encoded characters, those will not be decoded.
The URL rewrite module installer package includes an ASP.NET update that fixes ASP.NET bugs specific to URL rewriting. In particular, the update contains fixes for the following bugs:
For more details about these and other ASP.NET issues related to URL rewriting refer to the article "URL rewriting for ASP.NET Web Forms".
The following additions, changes and important bug fixes have been made to URL rewrite module since Go Live release:
New and updated walkthroughs:
Updated configuration reference:
Using URL rewrite module with ASP.NET web forms:
Extending the URL Rewrite module user interface with custom rule templates: