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It is necessary for me to make it possible for .htaccess files to be usable with IIS. Is there a way for this to be done? I know that on its own, IIS is not capable of handling this, but could I perhaps install some third party application that could do this for IIS?

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You can use this software :

http://www.helicontech.com/ape/

Helicon Ape provides support for Apache .htaccess and .htpasswd configuration files in Microsoft IIS. It literally implements Apache configuration model and nearly all Apache modules in a single IIS add-on, not only making IIS compatible with Apache, but also extending it`s functionality by a number of highly essential features.

Includes following modules: mod_rewrite, mod_proxy, mod_auth, mod_gzip, mod_headers, mod_cache, mod_expires, mod_replace and others. You can check all currently available modules in the compatibility chart (the list is growing with new builds).

http://www.helicontech.com/ape/doc/compatibility.htm

  • Thanks! Even though this question is old, I never found a good solution. – DavidB Aug 23 '15 at 14:57
  • According to Bjorgen Eatinger's answer Helicon Technology is no longer in business. – Albin Nov 19 '18 at 1:26
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In IIS (Internet Information Server) the equivalent of .htaccess is web.config

You can read more about Web.config Here and Here

And some htaccess to web.config converting tools here and here

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