Can I use .htaccess file for redirecting and other things in SharePoint 2010 site?

If Yes, tell me how.

If No, Please advice me.

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Sharepoint runs on Windows not apache, so doesn't use htaccess. .hta files are not supported by sharepoint.

There are other ways to redirecting like following:

You can install and use the URL rewrite module for IIS, which is an extension for IIS Server version >7.

Here are some articles about how to use it and create rewrite rules:



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