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How to redirect the default IIS webpage to PME Web Application Page

Published date: 05 September 2019

With security concern, customer may want to redirect the default IIS webpage to PME Web application page, so when someone type in IP address of the server or server name, instead of displaying the default Web page, PME Web Application login page will be displayed.

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It may be desired to not reveal default IIS Webpage

Resolution 1:
Using the Web site redirect function build in IIS Manager.
1. Start IIS Manager from Administrator Tools.
2. Expand the ServerName, and then expand the Sites
3. Double Click on the Default Web Site to open up the Default Web Site properties.
4. Under section"IIS", double click on "HTTP Redirect".
5. Check "Redirect requests to this destination", and fill in the PME Web Application link in the box. For example "Https://PMEServer/web"
6. Check Only redirect requests to content in this directory (not subdirectories)"
7. On the right side pan, click Apply.
8. Since the PME Websites are under Default Web Sites, this change will be applied to any websites that's under Default Websites. Please go to each website and do the HTTP Redirect, make sure None of the box is checked.
9. Reset IIS.

Resolution 2:
1. Download the attached index.html.
2. Save it to Default Web Site root, which is normally at C:\inetpub\wwwroot.
3. Modify the index.html file to include the proper PME Web Application Link as shown below (replace 'PMEServer' with the appropriate PME server name):

4. Reset IIS.


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