What does URL redirect mean?

What does URL redirect mean?

URL redirection, also known as URL forwarding, is a technique to give more than one URL address to a page, a form, or a whole Web site/application. HTTP has a special kind of response, called a HTTP redirect, for this operation. Temporary redirects during site maintenance or downtime.

What is f5 URL redirection?

Redirects the current HTTP request to the specified URL, or replaces the current response with a redirect to the specified URL. This command sends a response to the client telling the client to send a fresh request to the URL you specify. Most web browsers will display the new URL to the user.

What is Uri in iRule?

Set Uri To Lower Case – This iRule sets the path in an HTTP request to lower case. It does not modify the query string. if present in the request.

What number means URL redirect?

Redirect choices are 301 and 302. These are standard numbers that the server uses to inform your browser of the redirect and give it more information so it knows what to do. A 301 redirect is a permanent redirect. This means that, as far as you know, this redirect will never change.

When to use iRule to redirect to a website?

This simple iRule redirects any HTTP traffic without the prepending www to a www address. This iRule will action a HTTP redirect response when a HTTP request URI contains the string ‘Secure’.

How to convert F5 irules to content rule?

Those familiar with F5 iRules may wish to use similar configuration on the KEMP LoadMaster. These can be simply converted using the LoadMaster Content Rule Engine. Below are some example iRules used for redirecting and rewriting URL and Host Headers.

How is the unique ID generated in iRule?

The unique id is generated by using the IP/Port of the Local/Remote host and a random number between 1 and 100,000,000. This value is then hashed. This unique id is then appended to the HTTP request via a custom HTTP header named X-SESSIONID.

How is an iRule used for server side SSL?

This unique id is then appended to the HTTP request via a custom HTTP header named X-SESSIONID. This iRule allows you to only perform server side SSL on a selection of pool members. These pool members are defined within a datagroup (named ‘poolmember-group’).

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