Web.config to Enable Clean Urls in Drupal Using IIS and the IIS URL Rewrite Module

8/21/2014 7:39:48 PM

This is the default Aquia web.config to enable clean urls in Drupal using IIS and the IIS Url Rewrite module.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<configuration>
  <system.webServer>
  <!-- Don't show directory listings for URLs which map to a directory. -->
    <directoryBrowse enabled="false" />
    <!--
       Caching configuration was not delegated by default. Some hosters may not delegate the caching
       configuration to site owners by default and that may cause errors when users install. Uncomment
       this if you want to and are allowed to enable caching
     -->
    <!--
    <caching>
      <profiles>
        <add extension=".php" policy="DisableCache" kernelCachePolicy="DisableCache" />
        <add extension=".html" policy="CacheForTimePeriod" kernelCachePolicy="CacheForTimePeriod" duration="14:00:00" />
      </profiles>
    </caching>
     -->
    <rewrite>
      <rules>
        <!-- rule name="postinst-redirect" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="." />
          <action type="Rewrite" url="postinst.php"/>
        </rule -->
        <rule name="Protect files and directories from prying eyes" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url=".(engine|inc|info|install|module|profile|test|po|sh|.sql|postinst.1|theme|tpl(.php)?|xtmpl|svn-base)$|^(code-style.pl|Entries.|Repository|Root|Tag|Template|all-wcprops|entries|format)$" />
          <action type="CustomResponse" statusCode="403" subStatusCode="0" statusReason="Forbidden" statusDescription="Access is forbidden." />
        </rule>
        <rule name="Force simple error message for requests for non-existent favicon.ico" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="favicon.ico" />
          <action type="CustomResponse" statusCode="404" subStatusCode="1" statusReason="File Not Found" statusDescription="The requested file favicon.ico was not found" />
        </rule>
                <!-- To redirect all users to access the site WITH the 'www.' prefix,
                http://example.com/... will be redirected to http://www.example.com/...)
                adapt and uncomment the following:   -->
                <!--
        <rule name="Redirect to add www" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="^(.)$" ignoreCase="false" />
          <conditions>
            <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^example.com$" />
          </conditions>
          <action type="Redirect" redirectType="Permanent" url="http://www.example.com/{R:1}" />
        </rule>
                -->
                <!-- To redirect all users to access the site WITHOUT the 'www.' prefix,
                http://www.example.com/... will be redirected to http://example.com/...)
                adapt and uncomment the following:   -->
                <!--
        <rule name="Redirect to remove www" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="^(.)$" ignoreCase="false" />
          <conditions>
            <add input="{HTTP_HOST}" pattern="^www.example.com$" />
          </conditions>
          <action type="Redirect" redirectType="Permanent" url="http://example.com/{R:1}" />
        </rule>
                -->
        <!-- Rewrite URLs of the form 'x' to the form 'index.php?q=x'. -->
        <rule name="Short URLS" stopProcessing="true">
          <match url="^(.*)$" ignoreCase="false" />
          <conditions>
            <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsFile" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" />
            <add input="{REQUEST_FILENAME}" matchType="IsDirectory" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" />
            <add input="{URL}" pattern="^/favicon.ico$" ignoreCase="false" negate="true" />
          </conditions>
          <action type="Rewrite" url="index.php?q={R:1}" appendQueryString="true" />
        </rule>
      </rules>
    </rewrite>
    <!-- httpErrors>
      <remove statusCode="404" subStatusCode="-1" />
      <error statusCode="404" prefixLanguageFilePath="" path="/index.php" responseMode="ExecuteURL" />
    </httpErrors -->
    <defaultDocument>
     <!-- Set the default document -->
      <files>
        <remove value="index.php" />
        <add value="index.php" />
      </files>
    </defaultDocument>
  </system.webServer>
</configuration>