How can I configure IIS Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in Windows Cloud?


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Follow the below steps to configure IIS7 and IIS8 to Redirect HTTP to HTTPS in Windows Cloud server:


1. First you need to make sure that you have Microsoft URL rewrite module on your server


2. Next you need to install your SSL certificate in IIS 7 and connect it to your website. But if you have already installed the SSL then you can skip this step


3. Now in here, you need to make sure that SSL is not checked under SSL settings for your website



4. Next you need to search your web.config file of your root folder of your website and you need to edit the file and locate <system.webServer> section and now in there you need to run the below code






<rule name=”http to https” stopProcessing=”true”>


<match url=”(.*)” />




<add input=”{HTTPS}” pattern=”^OFF$” />




<action type=”Redirect” url=”https://{HTTP_HOST}/{R:1}” redirectType=”Temporary” />








5. Now check your website by entering in the browser and it should redirect to the https version.