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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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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What are Web application resources?

I'm trying to deploy and install a WSP solution but I've found an error just like mine in this post (it's inside StackExchange so no need to copy it here, I think :)). However in the answer they talk ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to extend sharepoint 2013 web application and provide a different URL's to each extended web applications?

Can any body tell me how to provide different URL's to the each different extended web applications in different zones (intranet,extranet,default,internet) on SharePoint 2013. Since I am extending one ...
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Cannot delete the web site '<url of my app>' because it is an app web

I tried to delete an application (like Power BI or Access) of my Sharepoint online with the REST API but I got an error : HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error Cache-Control: private, max-age=0 ...
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Remove a orphan application pool ( web application )

I got a problem with an orphan application pool where a old web application used to reside. Deleting the web application successfully removed the IIS site, content database and got completely ...
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Unable to create New Webapplication: WebConfigModification

I'm tying to create a new WebAppp in my farm through CA - UI . But in the end of job, the window throws an exception with "Connection failed." In my logs I find this msg: ...
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Is it possible to get SPGroup's Web application Name Directly using Powershell?

I'm trying to get The name of the The content_Db (WebApp) where a specific group lives. I've been trying to get these info by looking into the SqlDb. but I only could find Site ID reference. is ...
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Extended web application pointing to root site collection, Can point to another site collection?

I have a web application running on port 443 https with windows authentication, machine name is "localspdev" I have following site collections / (Root site collection) site1.dev (HNSC) site2.dev ...
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Change web application's content database

Is it possible to configure my existing SharePoint 2010/2013 web application to point to a new/existing content database residing on another database server? If yes then how could I do it.
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can not insert news application because of different language codes for japanese

I can't insert the news application because of the different language code. When creating a new information to the news app I can select only "jp-jp" for Japanese, but when I insert the app onto a ...
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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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How to Connect a list from another Sharepoint Web Application

How Could I connect a SharePoint another list which is situated in another web application? A mast get another list from another web application, and give a filter to show only this elements, which ...
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Dynamic Links to and from MySite

I am looking for a solution to navigate to MySite from "main" site without using a hard coded link. Also I want the same when going back to main site. The solution is going from development to test ...
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Migration 2010 to 2013 - ContentDB authentication

I am migrating a 2010 content DB (classic authentication) to a 2013 web application (claims authentication) The Test-SPContentDatabase says that the authentication is different (mounting a classic ...
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How to add specified web application to DNS by pinging it

I have created a sharepoint web application using powershell. I want to add my web application to default DNS. How i add it using powershell?
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how to check if any site collection is associated with web application

I have created Web Application with Powershell. I want to check if any site collection is associated with web application using powershell? How it can be checked?
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SharePoint redirects me to non-existent Account/Login page

I'm running into a weird situation. I have two web applications, both using Windows Authentication. They are both using the default login page, both disallow anonymous access, no other special ...
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Mapping “http://intranet” to a web application

A customer of mine wants a user to be able to type "http://intranet" into their url and have their web application load. typing their web applications is rediculous because the url is nonsensical, I ...
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http://SPexample.com vs https://SPexample.com

I have created my web application on http protocol, http://SPExample.com and deploy .wsp solution on it. My application runs on both protocols, i.e http://SPExample.com and on https://SPExample.com. ...
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Getting Host header from web application

i want to get host header from web application programatically: for example in below code i got absolute url of web application "http://example.com" in RootUrl variable, from this web application, i ...