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Hello!

Suppose I have two portals in my WebFOCUS environment: Portal A and Portal B, and suppose that a user can access these portals by navigating to http://webfocus.server.com/ibi...s/bip/portal/PortalA and http://webfocus.server.com/ibi.../bip/Portal/PortalB, respectively.

We would like to redirect users trying to access Portal A to the URL for Portal B.

Is this possible to do?

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I don't think there's a built-in redirection option. The easiest way would be to create an HTML file in the Repository that has the redirection code, and then embed that HTML file in the portal - perhaps in a container in the banner. I *think* this will work, though I haven't tried it.


Francis


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You can do it in your local Domain Name Service as well.



 
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Question is, are you doing this permanently? Older version to redirected to new version for instance. If so, then just replace you portal page on the old with a fex/html that has this in the pages content:

<script>
top.location.href = '/ibi_apps/bip/Portal/PortalB';
</script>



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Thanks GavinL, that was just the solution I needed!


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