Host header is a type of web application and site collection setup. A host header example (project.contoso.com) differs from a path based setup (contoso.com/project). Use this tag for host header questions.

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Whats the difference between host headers and alternate access mappings?

Whats the difference between host headers and alternate access mappings? This is a similar question - What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding ...
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Endless prompt for credentials on a web application with host header

I want to create a web application tied to a domain name within my server. Following are the steps I followed: Modified the server host file for www.xyz.com to resolve to localhost I am able to ping ...
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How to get host header on which site collection is being hosted?

For example my site collections structure is as follows: http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection1 http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection2 http://testserver1.com/sitecollection3 ...
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Host Named Site Collections - log on twice?

I have a question regarding Host Named Site Collections and the log on process. I'm using SharePoint 2010. Let say I have a web application (https://mainsite.com) hosting a site collection. Under ...
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Setting up a 2nd web application on another port

I have a Web application on SharePoint 2010 setup on Port 80. I would like to set up another Web Application for My Sites on Port 81. I have followed all of the steps to do this and can successfully ...
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Using Sharepoint URL without port number

I have a sharepoint web application like so:http://intranet:8080 I don't want to use port 80. But i want users to type URL http://intranet instead of http://intranet:8080 How can i achieve this? ...
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How do I properly create & configure a second web application & site collection on the same server?

We have an existing web application and site collection which serves as our main portal. I need to create an additional web application on the same server, and a site collection on it. This will ...
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Changing host header web application URLs

I have a site configured at http://www.abc.com on port 80 with host header www.abc.com. I need to create a different web application and I need to use http://www.abc.com. Without deleting the old ...
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Site collection at root of Wildcard managed path

As discussed here: Can I define a site collection on the root of a wildcard managed path It is simply not possible to have a site collection at the root of a managed path. The workaround is to use an ...
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Configuring sub-site URL on its own domain

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal. And currently suppose my root site domain name is www.abc.com, and there is a sub-site ...
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Using a temporary DNS/host header for SharePoint 2013

I built a new SP farm using intranet.domain.com for the host name and public URL of the main web app. We are migrating from 2007 to 2013. Unfortunately, intranet.domain.com is currently tied to our SP ...
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Have DNS set up, yet unable to access a web application unless it's in hosts file

I'm stuck unable to access a newly created sharepoint 2013 server web application (at portal.spdev.mycompany.com, with host header of same name) unless I have an entry for that web application in the ...
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Reuse web app address after migration

I have a web app on a SharePoint 2010 farm, that we use for our internal intranet example “intranet.company.com” We would like to build a 2013 farm, but pilot its development in the early stages so ...
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Host Header Site Collections /w multi tenancy

I basically followed the steps in Spence Harbars Guide http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010mt1.aspx do create a multi-tenancy farm with host-header site-collections. For some reason I cannot supply ...
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Host headers for SharePoint foundation

Can we configure host headers for SharePoint Standalone environment? without Active Directory?
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Problems with WebApplication after Host Header name is given [closed]

I have created a Web App with Host Header and created a Site collection in it. There was no error message or any problems pertaining while creating web app or site collection but problem comes when I ...
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My Site links to internal URL

On any Sharepoint 2010 MySites page there is several links at the top. Upon using a people search in the SharePoint front-end, the search results in the MySites web application. Good, everything looks ...
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Best way to force traffic to Web Front End?

I have a SP 2010 farm with a 3-tier structure consisting of 1 DB server, 1 App Server and 1 Web Front End. When I create a Web New Web Application called "Search_WebApp", I notice that it creates the ...
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creating SharePoint Application in 2013

I want to know how can i create web application with name local.xyz.com on port 80 in SharePoint 2013. Please explain step by step procedure for the same.
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Defining Zones Vs. Defining alternate access mapping Vs. defining host header

What are the major differences between defining Zones (intranet, extranet, etc) AND defining alternate access mapping and defining Host headers. Are these functions aim to provide the same ...
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Host address url not working for SharePoint site?

I have created web application on port 80 in SharePoint with host address like http://subsite.site.com. I checked in IIS server host header was defined in the web site property. When I typed ...
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Sharepoint https and host header

Not a long time ago I was requested to create a new sharepoint web app to host our new portal. Because this portal would be (at the time) our only web app running in this farm and because the boss ...
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NetBIOS name of Web Application

This may be a no brainier to some, but i'm stumped and can't get a straight answer as to what the netBIOS name of a web application would be. Is it the same as my host header i created for the web ...
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Planning farm migration from SP2010 to SP2013: what should be the new hostname, web application and AAM?

I am reviewing the plan to upgrade from SP2010 to SP2013. We apply Microsoft suggested approach: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262483(v=office.15).aspx We setup a new SP2013 farm using ...
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Creating two web applications under different host headers

I am reading a material about SharePoint 2013; “2013 A Core Solutions of Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2013”. And on one of the examples they want to create two web applications representing two ...
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using host headers with sharepoint

I need to make a development machine, so I have made a web application on port 80, gave it host header: google.sharepoint.com, I just wanted to play with names and see how it will be, so I added a ...
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sharepoint 2010 changes to consider when changing host header

Fellow SharePoint readers, What all I need to consider when changing host header for web application? I found few but willing to listen for more. rebuilt search contents re-index modify scope is ...
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AAM on External/Internet zone on an FBA webapplication?

I have a web application with FBA configured and have set up AAM's on it: One for Internal users/zone (http://xyz.com) and one for External users/zone (https://xyz.com) I have extended the web ...
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Set Expires HTTP header for files in RootFolder

Our custom list definition stores some static files in the root folder (and sub-folders). Is there a way to manipulate the HTTP response header for these files to treat them as static (e.g., by ...
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Central Admin Access Via hostname:port or Server:port

I went to central admin via the host name (http://portal.company.com:75000) and went to "Site Actions > Site Permissions" then clicked on "Check Permissions" and a dialog box poped up to enter ...
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Access to host-named site collection in one Web Application

I've created host-named site collection in a Web application by using the following PowerShell: $dbName = "Content_Testing" $aPool = "WebAppPool" $waName = "Web Application Testing" $web = ...
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Using host file

I created an application in SharePoint, lets call it http://example.com/ and a site collection with the "Empty Site" template. Since I'm using it locally in a virtual machine in host-only mode, I had ...
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A new shorter URL for a Host-named site collection?

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment that has a Web Application which has 15 site collections. One of the site collection is a Host-named site collection, and its URL is: (http://Sales.Corp.com/). ...
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SharePoint web application is asking for user/password

I just created a new web application on port 80 with anonymous access enabled. Web application is using host header portal which is also defined in IIS under "Bindings". I have also created a site ...
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how to crawl a content in host header site collection in sharepoint 2013

I created a host header site collection (ex: http://xyz.com). I went to content sources and added the http://xyz.com and did a full crawl after full crawl is done. when i go and search anything in the ...
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Host Header Web Application 404

When I create a site collection using this I always get 404 error, New-SPSite 'http://portal.consto.com' -HostHeaderWebApplication 'http://myserver' -Name "Portal" -Language 1033 -Template 'APP#0' ...
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Create a Web Application using Powershell

I want to create a web application using powershell. Below is a list of commands I execute to achieve this and all works fine. Web application exists everywhere. But I cannot access it by it's url. I ...
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How to solve Sharepoint continuous user login prompting after change host header?

I've a question regarding host header, I'm getting continuous of user login prompting although the Username and Password has entered correctly. It happen after I added in the host header to the ...
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Can we modify an existing site collection to become a host named site collection

I have 2 different site collections hosted on a SharePoint 2010 farm. I have created two different domain names in the DNS pointing to the SharePoint web server. My question is despite reading ...