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When I created my site collection we called it /sites/teama. The business has changed the name of teama to teamb. How can I change the URL for our site collection.

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If it is a root site collection, you will need to do the change the URL in two places: Alternate access mappings - In central admin modify the alternate access mappings from sites/teama to /sites/teamb

IIS bindings : Modify the binding in IIS for the web application from /sites/teama to /sites/teamb

Or alternatively you can try the following commands:

stsadm -o backup -url http://servername/sites/teama -overwrite -filename team.dat
stsadm -o deletesite -url http://servername/sites/teama 
stsadm -o restore -url http://servername/sites/teamb -filename team.dat
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Try this one (min. SP1 on MOSS2007)

STSADM -renamesite -oldUrl xxx -newUrl yyy (see here

Has no direct equivalent in Powershell, but there is Set-SPSite (

Hope it helps, C:\Marius

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