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We have an app that uses a bunch of ASP.NET SOAP services, hosted on IIS7. Now we're trying to move the services to a different server. Problem is that the client has a hard-coded URL, and does not support redirects. Since both servers are shared, establishing a DNS alias would be unadvisable.

And the one responsible for this amazing design has left the organization since, so we cannot even fire them.

Is there a piece of software out there that does completely server-side redirection? That is, it sits in a virtual folder, takes all requests, passes the headers and the POST data to another URL elsewhere and spits out whatever the said URL returned?

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@LazyOne: did that, it works. Make it an answer, I'll accept. – Seva Alekseyev Aug 17 '11 at 0:13
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You can use URL Rewrite module in conjunction with Application Request Routing to implement Reverse Proxy.

If you do not want to use those free modules by Microsoft, try Helicon Ape -- it implements most of Apache modules on IIS 7 (then you can use Apache-style commands to achieve the same).

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Thanks for the MS link – Nasenbaer Mar 22 '13 at 14:37

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