URL Rewrites on IIS7 (Windows hosts)
IIS7 does not natively support .htaccess files. While there are add-ons that can add this support, you can
also import htaccess rules into IIS to use CakePHP’s native rewrites. To do this, follow these steps:
1. Use Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer6 to install the URL Rewrite Module 2.07 or download it
directly (32-bit8 / 64-bit9).
2. Create a new file called web.config in your CakePHP root folder.
3. Using Notepad or any XML-safe editor, copy the following code into your new web.config file