Make your site exclusively SSL (re-directing automatically from http to https) on Windows Server


If you have an SSL certificate on your website, how do you automatically re-direct ALL visitors to the SSL version? Its easy, and with no code required.

1. Open IIS

2. Click on the site you wish to change

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3. Double-click on SSL Settings

4. Check the box Require SSL

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5. Click on Apply (on the top right hand side)

6. Click on Error Pages

7. Double-click on the item with status code 403

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8.  Choose the item to Respond with a 302 redirect and enter the https address

9. Click on OK

10. Stop and re-start the website and hey-presto, anyone who visits (for example) will be automatically redirected to


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