[thelist] ASP: changing response.redirect headers

Chris Blessing webguy at mail.rit.edu
Tue Oct 22 14:29:01 CDT 2002

Ah good call, I didn't realize he wanted to do it exclusively through header
manipulation... this just begs the question though, why would you want to do
it that way when you can either send a straight-up 302 or just change the
context on the server-side?

Chris Blessing
webguy at mail.rit.edu

> Server.Transfer doesn't send a redirect header to the browser. Instead
> it hands over context (Request collection, POST data and everything) to
> the ASP page you specify without sending anything back to the browser. A
> (nice) feature added to IIS 5 (Win2k). Unfortunately, you can't install
> IIS5 on a Windows NT server.
> Tab, if you're dead set on it, I think you're reduced to writing an
> IISAPI dll that sits in the stream between the browser and ASP
> processing, and convert 302's to 307's on the fly...
> (I think)
> sgd
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