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Redirect HTTPS requests to HTTP using IIS Rewrite rule in Web.Config

Use the provided rewrite rule to redirect HTTPS requests to HTTP.

Abhith Rajan
Abhith RajanSeptember 28, 2017 · 1 min read · Last Updated:

The below-given rewrite rule which redirects all the HTTPS request to its HTTP URL. Redirecting HTTPS to HTTP isn’t recommended considering many factors. If you don’t have SSL purchased for your website, there are some cool options, like Cloudflare, it has a free package where it adds security to your site as well as provides free SSL, will write about it in a separate post.

1<rewrite>
2 <rules>
3 <rule name="Redirect to HTTP" stopProcessing="true">
4 <match url="(.*)" />
5 <conditions>
6 <add input="{HTTPS}" pattern="^ON$" />
7 </conditions>
8 <action type="Redirect" url="http://{HTTP_HOST}/{R:1}" redirectType="Permanent" />
9 </rule>
10 </rules>
11</rewrite>

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