Host-named site collection (hnsc) are how Microsoft achieves scale in its multi-tenant environment.

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Get the public URL of the current page when using off box ssl termination

If you're using off box SSL Termination with SharePoint how do you determine the Public URL of the current page the url the user has in the browser) e.g. Browser : httpS://sharepoint/somesite SSL ...
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Are host-named site collections required to use the app model?

My understanding is the HNSCs are recommended because as this technet article states http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx This architecture is recommended to deploy sites ...
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Unable to change HNSC HTTP to HTTPS

I have a web application using host named site collections. I set it up using HTTP, later on I figured to use HTTP. I changed the AAM to use HTTPS as default and HTTP as Intranet Zone. Everything is ...
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Understanding Host Named Site Collections

It was recommended to me that we use HNSCs for an upcoming project. After reading a couple of articles and blog posts, I'm starting to understand the different implications and requirements. Are the ...
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how to create MySite & ContentType Hub in HNSC

I know how to implement Content Type Hub & MySite as Path-Based site collections (PBSC), but in case of implementing Host-Named site collection (HNSC), I have doubt. Can anyone guide me how to ...
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My Sites and Host Named Site Collections

I want to go with the new recommendations for SP2013 to use one web application for the SharePoint farm. The full article is here on MSDN: Host-named site collection architecture and deployment ...