IIS Mod-Rewrite Standard

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CategoryHandle Requests, Manage, Develop
LicenseFree to try
Supported byEmail, Forums
Works WithIIS 5, IIS 5.1, IIS 6, IIS 7
DocumentationIIS Mod-Rewrite Standard Documentation
Updated onNovember 26, 2007
Uploaded bymicronovae


With IIS Mod-Rewrite Standard you can manipulate URLs on the fly, make your website search engine friendly, make redirects, block specific URLs, block annoying robots and a lot more. IIS Mod-Rewrite is rule based and supports regular expressions. It is 100 % compatible with apache mod_rewrite implementing all its features. IIS Mod-Rewrite Standard supports per-server and per-virtual host configurations, and it works with IIS 5.0, 5.1, 6.0, and 7.0. Also, it comes with a feature rich control panel that includes online updates, version rollback, diagnostics, regex tester, and a lot more settings and tools.


  • Supports per-server and per-virtual host configurations
  • Supports rule based URL rewrites using regular expressions (regex)
  • 100% compatible with apache mod_rewrite
  • Includes regular expression tester
  • Includes diagnostics tool
  • Includes configuration file management
  • Includes online update mechanism
  • Includes textmap to hash database file converter
  • Supports version switching by keeping track of version history
  • No need to restart when changing configuration


  • Improve your website's traffic by making its URLs search engine friendly.
  • Save a great deal of time when migrating rewrite configurations from apache to IIS and vice versa, by just copying and pasting the rewrite commands.
  • Get rid of useless traffic by blocking annoying robots, banned hosts, and hot linking to your images or other files.
  • Increase security by forbidding access to certain resources in a rule based manner.
  • Improve your clients' navigation experience by incorporating redirects.
  • Keep your server's health up by using the in depth diagnostics tool.


  • On IIS 7.0, it requires full IIS 6.0 compatibility features enabled
  • WinHTTP