Windows IIS Server - Reditect http:// to https://

Using the following code in your web.config file automatically redirects visitors to the HTTPS version of your site:


<rule name="HTTP to HTTPS redirect" stopProcessing="true">
<match url="(.*)" />
<add input="{HTTPS}" pattern="off" ignoreCase="true" />
<action type="Redirect" redirectType="Found" url="https://{HTTP_HOST}/{R:1}" />


If you have an existing
web.config file:

  • Ensure you have sections (i.e. opening and closing tags) for:
    • system.webServer (which contains rewrite)
    • rewrite (which contains rules)
    • rules (which contains one or more rule sections)
  • Insert any of those sections that do not exist.
  • Insert the entire rule section, including match, conditions, and action, inside the rules section.
  • Email, SSL
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