I strongly encourage you setup "Failed Request Tracing" in IIS and
also to download a patched freb.xsl file (you can get here:
Here's an article on it:
There are many more too... I find this to be invaluable, especially h
\if you have large and/or complex rewrites and redirects using IIS7.
If you already have .htaccess files, I can’t say this often enough. Check out Helicon Tech Ape.
Uggh well in typical IIS fashion…
I had to request someone install the failed request tracing feature, as well as configure some authentication on the server.
After they restarted the server the rewrites were miraculously working. [insert your favourite stream of expletives to express your frustration]
Maybe it was a case that IIS itself just need a restart.
Well I had tried reloading the site and also stopping IIS from within the inetmgr, so one would assume that this would be sufficient.
~shrug~ perhaps I should have gone into the service manager and actually stopped all the IIS related services from there.
Yes one would assume, and I think the service or the inetmgr wouldn’t make a difference.