Redirect from a library path not working

Posted by Community Admin on 04-Aug-2018 13:49

Redirect from a library path not working

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Posted by Community Admin on 06-Nov-2015 00:00


We recently launched a new site for our customer, and as part of this are trying to redirect links to documents to their new path. 

The old path looks like 'lib-docs/default-source/general-documents/document.pdf'

The new path is 'docs/default-source/general-documents/document.pdf'

So we created a redirect page accepting the first url and redirecting to the second, but we persistently get a 404 error when accessing the old URL.  Any advice on how to handle this within Sitefinity?

Posted by Community Admin on 11-Nov-2015 00:00

Hello Scott,

This issue is caused by a bug in Sitefinity as described in the below KB articel:

I am sorry for the inconvenience caused by this issue. As a workaround please use rewrite rules in your web.config file or redirect your users to the default document url in the Application Begin Request method in the Global.asax file.

Sabrie Nedzhip

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