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mod_rewrite / windows IIS (12 posts)

  1. kirkkenn
    Inactive
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I am attempting to install wpmu on a windows server running IIS 6. Is there some way around the mod_rewrite apache module requirement?

  2. strixy
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Here's a bad hack... install linux? HA!

    You could, alternately, install apache for windows.
    You could also keep your win server listening on port 80 AND install apache2 - configure it to listen to port 81 or something similar. Running both win & apache would be painfully slow though.

    Why the need to serve from win anyway? ASP? There is an option to configure apache w/ APS and .NET support now.

    Just don't feel comfortable working in a linux environment? I don' t blame you there. it's a bad word to learn and it takes a long time. There is, however, no time like the present! Try Ubuntu or Kubuntu - it's a snap to install and comes ready to go out of the box.

  3. bi11i
    Inactive
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Bah! I saw the WordpressU and was super excited! Then I saw the mod_rewrite and back into my usual slump. Whoa is me!!

    I'd happily become a convert it it were only that easy - with a couple of dozen sites configed on IIS and not a clue how to fix something going wrong on apache - I'm stuck where I'm stuck.

    Anyone had any luck with these rewrite alternatives for IIS?

  4. blacknight
    Inactive
    Posted 8 years ago #

    There are a couple of IIS addons that can give you mod_rewrite style results, but I'm not too sure how well they would work with Wordpress or MU.

  5. tman
    Inactive
    Posted 8 years ago #

    You might wanna try what I did, although I did it on normal wp. See this post.

  6. matt
    Key Master
    Posted 8 years ago #

    There are no plans to support IIS at this time.

  7. rydemods
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    well you should support IIS 6
    cant see why cant just work with ISAPI_Rewrite

    why limit it just to apache !

  8. PerS
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    IIS7 with FastCGI might be what you're looking for, but then you'll have to code your own rewrite.

  9. curt
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    Has anybody been able to run WordPressMU on IIS?

  10. mvalentino
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

  11. Craig3
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I tried IIS Mod-Rewrite with WordPress-su and it worked perfect.

    Here is a very useful guide: Clean permalinks for IIS using .htaccess

    I'm not sure if it will work for WordPress-mu though.

  12. man999
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Craig3, thanks for the link you posted! It's really helpful except for one issue for which I have posted a solution that make everything work perfect on IIS.

    http://mu.wordpress.org/forums/topic.php?id=6208
    http://mu.wordpress.org/forums/topic.php?id=5483

    Thanks again!

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