301 Redirect from Default.aspx to Root

Programming, error messages and sample code > IIS Rewrite
E.g. Redirect http://yourdomain.com/default.aspx to http://yourdomain.com

First create a web.config file in your root directory if it's not already there.  Second, put the following code into your web.config file.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
              <rule name="Default Document" stopProcessing="true">
               <match url="(.*)default.aspx" />
               <action type="Redirect" url="{R:1}" redirectType="Permanent" />