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I am logged in as a the SharePoint service account, and I tried to create a new team site of type team site, but I am getting the following error :

This site has not been shared with you.

Although I defined myself as the site collection admin. Any idea what is causing this?

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As you say, you've defined yourself as the site collection admin, but you're logging as the Sharepoint Service Account - which is not your account. – Renan Sep 6 '13 at 12:46
After the site name, add /_layouts/15/settings.aspx and see if you can enter the settings page – Benny Skogberg Sep 6 '13 at 12:48
but i have created a community site using the same account and it worked well !! – john G Sep 6 '13 at 12:49
and what is the problem with being the service account + the site collection admin ? as this is my case. – john G Sep 6 '13 at 12:55

I just created the CS --> specify and user as the admin --> changed the admin back to my user name, and it worked fine!

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