Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 supports both path-based and host-named site collections. The primary difference between path-based and host-named site collections is that all path-based site collections in a Web application share the same host name (DNS name), and each host-named site collection ...

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Sharepoint 2013 Converted Managed-Path Site Collection to Host-Named Site Collection Issue

I'm in the process of moving our existing Managed-Path site collections and all contents within to Host-Named Site collections. Currently our Site collection paths are "Sharepoint.Company.com/NA". I ...
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Configure Search Crawl using FBA & Host Named Site Collections

I have a working Web App with FBA and multiple HNSC. In order to configure the Search service, I've: Extended this Web App to an NTLM auth site. In the Content Sources I've included every HNSC and ...
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Restore backup from one farm to another in same domain: Access Denied

I have a path based site collection on my dev farm. It shares a content database with other site collections on the dev farm. My domain account is the site collection administrator and is also a farm ...
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Configure site to support the URL reference with and without the “www”

I have created multiple HNSC under a unique Web Application as follows: http://site1.com, http://site2.com, http://site3.com. I would like to be able to access any of these site collections using ...
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Creating a Host Named Site Collection with a Managed Path

I am attempting to create a Site Collection that appears as a managed path. Here is the scenario: I have a company that is in many regions and I have a toplevel portal for them - finance. the HNSC is ...
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Refreshing QA db with Dev db with sites being Hosted Names Site Collection

We have Hosted Names Site Collections in both Dev and QA and I am have been assigned the task of Refreshing the QA db with Dev db, please let me know if any of the below steps taken are wrong Take a ...
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Explain like I'm 5. Alternate access Mapping problem

Assume http: has 2 forward slashes I have a web application: http:/spintranet.domain.something-xxx.org (This is the host name, this is what is typed into the url) I have a dns record for ...
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Retroactively change non-SSL enabled HNSC web application to enable SSL/HTTPS

I have a SharePoint 2013 system and have a Host Named Site Collection (HNSC) web application. When the web application was first created, we didn't enable SSL parameter (-SecureSocketsLayer). Is it ...
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Host Named Site Collections 403 Forbidden Error

We are having a strange issue in Our Production Farm .We had configured a Host named Site Collection in our default web application on Port 80 and from time to time we are getting 403 Forbidden error ...
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Host Name Site Collection: Connection close

I created a Host Name Site Collection on an existing Web Application that already had a root site, using the following PowerShell Script: $webappName = "http://xxxx/" $webapp = Get-SPWebApplication ...
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“List not found” error when deploying WSP to host-named site collection

We have prepared a SharePoint site collection with a site and a sub-site which we have saved as two WSP template files, including content. These deploy fine to our Staging server when we put them ...
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HNSC, SSL and Mixed Content

I have setup a Multi-Tenancy Farm and everything seems to be working fine except for the fact that I'm getting Mixed Content when viewing my Site through SSL. The SSL is being offloaded to the load ...
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calulate dynamic url according to the zone

I have created a new url for Custom zone of a Site Collection using Set-SpSiteurl. I have a Visual Web Part which displays items in a custom list. Each item in this list has a SPFieldUrlValue. I would ...
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Adding an extra url to a HNSC

In our intranet we have one web application with an empty root site collection and one Host Named Site collection with this url http://test which is in use and it is functioning without problem. Now ...
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Host Named Site Collections - HTTP to HTTPS redireciton on SharePoint 2010?

We have a Host Named Site Collection on our SharePoint 2010 farm and its URL is - https://test.demo.com. It is accessible with - https://test.demo.com however accessing http://test.demo.com leads to ...
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Can you use Anonymous Access on Host Named Site Collections in a Claims Based Web Application?

We have a Claims Based Web Application which hosts various Host Named Site Collections. One of these sites requires Anonymous Access. I have applied AA to the Web Application and activated it on the ...
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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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Users added to SharePoint group after moving to host-named site collection cannot login

I am a developer who has been tasked to do SharePoint installation and configuration as part of implementing a SharePoint product. I guess you could call me an "incidental SharePoint admin", by which ...
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Is one Web Application Architecture preferred over several Web Applications?

In almost all of the SharePoint projects I’ve participated in, the general architecture is three different web applications for intranet, cooperation and mysite. This has been the standard setup in ...
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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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explore the site not found with hostname

error from powershell : Error creating the Web Proxy specified in the 'system.net/defaultProxy' I tried to install "Charles " to figure out the web request, it is amazing that everything go well ...
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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 ...
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Recreating Host-Named Site Collection Fails To Show Site

I have decided to go with host-named site collections during our SharePoint 2013 migration and have been testing a single site collection to start and everything worked great. I was able to add a ...
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URL Masking in SharePoint 2010

I currently host a few dozen marketing sites on SP2010. They run on a single WebApp with Host-Named Site Collections for each client. I have a few instances now that a client may have a special ...
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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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Host Named Site Collection show IIS8 default home page

I created web application using Powershell then created Root Site Collection via CA after that created a Host Named Site collection using Powershell. following is the script. but when I browse 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 ...
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Host-named Site Collections and Top Navigation bar

I have created a top navigation bar by implementing PortalSiteMapProvider and deploy it by a web scoped feature. if I create usual Site Collections Path-based SC it works and everything is ok, but if ...
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Host Named Site Collections with own Content DB, and problems (Top Nav Bar, and force to log on always)

This is the scenario: I. All Site Collections have thier own Content Database II. Site Collection A is Root Site Collection (created directly under Web Application = has exact same url as Web ...
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Locate Web.config for Host-named site collection in SharePoint 2010

How can I locate the web.config for a host-named site collection ? or Which web.config can I use for making web.config related changes for a host-named site collection ?
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How to create a site collection

I need to create a site collection so that url looks like http://hr.mycompany.com instead of http://portal.mycompany.com/hr. How do I do that?
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NullReferenceException when running New-SPSite

I'm running the following PowerShell script on my SharePoint server to create a new host-header site collection and a tenant admin site: Add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell -ea ...