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The setup:

  • SharePoint 2007 (MOSS Enterprise) on WINSVR03/IIS6
  • One site collection, with one access mapping (http://mainsite) currently

I'm moving the main SharePoint site, in our one site collection, to be a subsite in a new site collection. I'm using SharePoint Content Deployment Wizard to complete this task (

The Question

So the main site http://mainsite being moved has many subsites, etc. I want to be sure that urls like this:


map to and redirect to the new url:

http://newsite/mainsite/subsite/doclib/doc1.docx ?

And furthermore:

I'm aware of this - , however is it IIS7 only? That'd wouldn't work for me.

Looking at this question - is the only one I see that is similar.

Would an IIS redirect of http://mainsite to http://newsite/mainsite work only for the root url?

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@program247365: can you elaborate on what you think makes your situation different than the one mentioned in the other SF question you linked? I'm having a hard time not marking this closed as a duplicate. – MattB May 5 '10 at 14:14
up vote 2 down vote accepted

The RDA Collaboration redirector is a SharePoint solution, so the underlying IIS version doesn't matter.

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Neat. I missed that one. – vinny May 5 '10 at 15:58
Does the application also redirect for WEBDAV? So when someone opens up explorer, and then browses to //oldsiteurl/doclibrary, are they redirected to //newsiteurl/doclibrary ? If not, is there a way to do that? – program247365 Jun 22 '10 at 20:07

There's a pretty good overview here. That said, it sounds like you're going to need something like URLRewriter, ISAPI_Rewrite, IIRF, or your own custom httphandler.

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