In SharePoint, a web application is a site in IIS. It is where an administrator defines what the root URL of the site will be, type of authentication that will be used, and other site-wide settings.

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PWA Security/Permissions Guidance

I work for a large organisation who currently runs SharePoint 2010 with the intention of running SharePoint 2013 alongside Project Web App. We are struggling currently with the PWA security ...
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SharePoint 2013 access denied error after changing Access mapping

After changing URL access mapping Both on Central Adminand IIS for a web App, when I try to access to, I get the error Access Denied. I've been doing this for a long time on Sp 2010 and it works. ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

I have a fresh SharePoint 2013 on 2008r2 installation. I create a new web application with default settings but instead of the default public url, I enter http://qwe: I go on to create a site ...
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HTTP 404 Error, the webpage cannot be displayed

I've just started learning SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to create my first web application, it gets created but doesn't open. I have specified the port too. Is there something i should be aware of ? I'...
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Multiple web applications on same port

I have read alot different about this "issue", to create multiple web applications on the same port, for me it is on 443. I found this article, and this approach looks the easiest to implement. But ...
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Isn't this SharePoint design issue that it resets IIS when ever you deploy a solution?

Let's say I have two web application and inside those I have 2 site collections each. If I deploy a visual web part for sitecollection1 then it does IISRESET which means all sites will be down for a ...
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After restore a site collection displays HTTP 403 forbidden

First I Took a BackUp of a Site Collection Using CentralAdmin->BackUp & Restore ->Granular Backup-> Perform a site collection backup Then I Restored the Backup File named test.bak into Another ...
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Host header in Sharepoint Web application

Can anyone please help me on what is a host header in web application and how can it be configured? For eg. I create a web application as follows, New-SPWebApplication -Name "Contoso Internet Site" -...
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How do you check if a web application extension already exist

I can create a new web application extension using New-SPWebApplicationExtension but if it already exist I get an error with the message "The IIS Web Site you have selected is in use by SharePoint. ...
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Replicate a Web Application in sharepoint 2010 to a different farm

I have to replicate an existing web application and build it on a different farm in a different SharePoint server (version 2010). I have never even created and configured a complete web application so ...
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Root site collection or not

I just installed SharePoint on our server and now we will start to configure our sites. I have a organizational question about the localization of the sites. When we are configuring a new ...
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How to create master page in SharePoint 2013

I've designed a web application in ASP.Net/VB.Net in Visual Studio 2012. I want to deploy this in SharePoint 2013. I've read many blogs from Internet, one answer I frequently found is: Open master ...
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Failed to Migrate sharepoint2010 from one server to another

I'm trying to move one of the Web app from the old server to new server. I have taken full backup from the old server and tried to restore a particular web app on to the new server. OLD and NEW ...
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When adding any app there is a firewall on the page, how can I remove it or disable it?

I'm new with SharePoint 2013. after install all Apps from the store I faced an issue. there is a firewall popped on the page for app when i open the page. for example: after the insert the apps " let’...
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what is the timer job responsible for SharePoint web application deletion?

I am deleting a web application through central administration, but it takes too long to delete all IIS settings from the servers in the farm. Is there a timer job or service that needs to be run on ...
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PowerShell Set WebApplication Timeout

How do you change the SPWebApplication Web Page Security Validation timeout via PowerShell. I want to set this upon creating a web application during the creation of a farm, but I'm happy running a ...
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Conflict Content Databases names inside my sharepoint farm

I am using SharePoint server 2013, and i am facing problems on understanding how to manage my SharePoint content databases:- currently i have a single content database, with name = ...
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Web App Level Feature not showing in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site configured for FBA and Multi Tenancy. In our case, we have a Multi Server Farm, which has a Web Front End, App Server, Search Server, Workflow Server and DB servers. We ...
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SPWeb object will be dispose everytime or not?

I have following code in my web part. I want to know whether this property _web will create object each time whenever I use it. If yes then will it be disposed every time. private SPWeb _web { ...
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Is there a downside to creating numerous app pools?

I am creating new web applications and creating a new app pool each time. Is there a downside to doing this?
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Two Web Apps. Two root site collections on them. HOW?

I've spend half a day. I have web application http://one on port 80 and site collection on it. I create second web application with separated site, http://two on port 80(url is added in A-records). ...
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Access Issue for “Robots.txt” in SharePoint WCM site

I have enabled robots.txt on my SharePoint site by activating the Search Engine Sitemap Site Collection Feature as mentioned in this post. I also edited the robots.txt through "Search Engine Sitemap ...
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Deploying the custom wepart with wsp extension

I am new to .net and sharepoint world and using sharepoint 2013. My custom webpart is accessing a webservice, which is in the different solution. When I run the webpart in the debug mode in Visual ...
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Runtime Error when creating new Web App

When I go into CA and try to click through the wizard for creating a new web app, I receive this error message... The trouble is, how do I know which of the several Sharepoint web config files ...
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What is the best way to create a Dev & Prod environment in 1 environment

We need to make changes to the design of the site. Unfortunately the client doesn't have the luxury of a Dev environment. What would be the best way to allow the Devs to perform work on a backup of ...
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Cannot delete a web application

I am trying to delete a web application in my SharePoint 2013 environment. The first attempt deleted the database, the application pool, the IIS site... But the I got an error saying An object of ...
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Manage each levels permissions of all site collections on one webapplication

I have a webapplication with somes sites collections. I want to create a custom level permission "AdminCol"(Site administration without permission to create a sub-site) and apply this level to be ...
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How do I get 2 lists to show next to each other using MVC web- application?

I know how to get one list from SP in my web-application, but I want to display 2 lists that I have in 2 div's. My problem is that Everything disappears when i run them with the code below: var ...
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Viewing sharepoint page as a content in another web application

For the last 3 days i have searched from internet to get some suggestions and workable example about front end integration of sharepoint content on another web applications. But I couldn't find it. I ...
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Get SharePoint Web App Url programatilly from WindowsFormTool

I developing a simple Windows Forms Application that using a PowerShell script to add WSP solutions to multiple SharePoint front ends automatically. I am not a SharePoint developer but it's required ...
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Migration web application on same farm

I have this issue when i migrated web application to another on the same farm " Mount-SPContentDatabase : The attach operation cannot continue because another object in this farm already ...
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Redirect HTTP to HTTPS using IIS is not working

I have a Web Application. Its AAM is as follows- Zone Public URL for Zone Default http://sharepoint:46543 Internet http://abc.something.com Custom https://abc.something.com ...
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Authenticate second web application with first web application using current user

I have two different web applications "A" and "B". I have one user who has permission in both applications. How can I login into "B" from "A" using application page silently with current user who ...
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MaxQueryLookupFields property in SPWebApplication Class

Can anyone tell what the MaxQueryLookupFields property in SPWebApplication class is for? Edit 1 Gets or sets the maximum number of lookup fields that may be included in a list item query. ...
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Windows Users Timing Out of SharePoint App

I have a SharePoint application which has Windows and FBA authentication. When a Windows User logs in their session is timing out quick. I want to say 5-10 mins. I have ran Get-...
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how i can configure my sharepoint web application to only be accessable from https

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 web application. Currently the web application can be accessed using http only and if I try to access it using https I will get "Page not found" error". Our customer ...
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Add a Web-Application to SharePoint-Website in IIS

I have a custom webservice (ASMX). I have to add it as a web application to a SharePoint site in IIS which has to be running with a different application pool. I tried it a few times but it is ...
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how to use the app pool account in a custom wcf service

Created a WCF service that is hosted in SharePoint and interacts with a SQL database. The site that I'm accessing the service from has kerberos enabled. When I use the service, it is passing my ...
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I'm trying to use a newly created search service application but get errors

So we had to create a new search service application due to errors on the original search service application. The new service is working well and crawling everything. However when we tie that service ...
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Unable to set managed paths to Explicit inclusion (root) SharePoint 2010

I am simply attempting to create a new web application with a site collection that follows the Explicit inclusion (root) convention. No matter which Managed Paths mapping I select the Site Collection ...
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The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090317)

I am facing this error all day long and I have not figured it out yet. I have tried: setting the date time zone in the web application to match that of the server set "security validation expires" ...
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Port Number of a Web Application on SharePoint 2013

How can I extract a specific web application port number using Powershell?
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Web Application Rename / Migrate with in the same SharePoint Farm?

Current dilemma I face is that a client has a Web Application named http://site1 which is their production Web Application is a SP2013 Farm. In this same Farm they started developing their new ...
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How to create a web application with host header?

I'm trying to create a web application with host header in SharePoint 2013 but when I populate the host header field, site collections under that web application are not displayed (404 Error). I ...
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Programmatically created SPWebApplication's WebParts not registered as safe

I am having a frustrating issue with a programmatically created web application in which a programmatically deployed solution's web parts are not registered as safe when adding to a programmatically ...
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Benefit to Using Multiple Web Applications

I am considering a scenario of breaking down a global company in SharePoint to use a Web Application for each geographical region. The company has a presence in 5 countries. Considering this, I ...
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microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext does not contain a definition for 'Credentials'

I am trying to pass userid and password through the clientContext.Credentials method, but i am getting the below error microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext' does not contain a definition for '...
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Easiest way to migrate web app to a new farm

Our current farm is corrupt because all of the service applications have configuration issues. Our physical layout is 2 WFE, 2 app, and 2 db servers in a sql cluster. Is it possible to move the ...
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On Extending the web application of SharePoint 2013, the sharepoint site gives “HTTP 403 Forbidden” error?

I extended one of the web applications of sharepoint 2013, when I opened the site it is giving me error for the web application from which I extended another one. Means the original web application is ...
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How to extend & delete SP2013 web application on a SP2013 server having two front end servers?

I want to extend SP2013 web application on a sharepoint server having two front end servers and one back end server. How to do that? I have extended one web application but it was on sharepoint server ...