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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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 ...
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Mount ContentDB

I am mounting a contentDB to a 2013 web application (upgrading from 2010). The contentDB size is around 2,5GB , the mounting process is stucked. I checked in the log and it is stucked here: ...
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Get all Pages and their Page layout in a web app using powershell

I want to get all pages and their layout using powershell in a given web application
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Site is not opening with IE

I have a Claims-Based web application with a site collection. I can not open the site from IE (neither from SharePoint Designer, it prompts for credentials) but it works fine from Chrome. What can ...
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Managed metadata Service Application Connections - Some clarification

When we create a new "Managed Metadata service" Application through Central administration, It automatically goes to Default "Application Proxy Group" (unless we specify otherwise) right? All the web ...
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Understanding Compatibility View / Mode in every version of IE

Can someone please provide a concise explanation of what compatibility view / mode does exactly in each version of IE? (if it's different with each version) My understanding was that putting your ...
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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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PowerShell script to check if MMS is connected to Web Application

I want to check if Managed Metadata Service is connected to any Web Application by powershell script. What will be the possible script to check this?
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SharePoint 2013 Root Web Application No Website

On our SharePoint 2013 Root Web Application we dont appear to have a website, instead receiving a 404 not found error. Our root site is: http://teams.ourdomain.local We have site collections running ...
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Exchange Web Application Adress

Can someone describe all necessary steps that have to be done to completely exchange a web applications url? In my example I want to exchange the url or our my sites app. I don`t want to just add an ...
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Creating Web Application from Web Api Service - Access denied error

I have a method that creates a SPWebApplication and it works just fine from a console application, but when I put it in my Web API service I get "Access denied" error. The web service uses the same ...
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Shared Web Application for many clients

I want to know if I can have a web application that serves multiple clients, for example, I have a web application which I changed the host name for to: http://MyIntranet.com, so can I have for ...
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Covert routing style .NET app to SharePoint-online hosted app

We have a on-premises IIS hosted web application that uses route information to fetch data from web service and display content to users. For instance, a news URL will look like: ...
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Difference between Assembly Deployment Target set to “GlobalAssemblyCache” or “WebApplication”

When I view the properties for my SharePoint 2010 project I can see an option of Assembly Deployment Target which can be set to either GlobalAssemblyCache or WebApplication. From this question I was ...
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10 Application pool limit question

Does this limit include service apps as well? I'm currently sitting at 3 application pools for our web applications and 7 application pools for services. Also, is it possible to change which ...
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How to develop for SharePoint 2013 on VS 2012

I am new in sharepoint platform. To prepare my development pc for sharepoint development I have installed sharepoint server 2013 ,vs2012 ,sql server 2008 r2. I start reading book “Beginning ...
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Extended web application low performances

A customer is using SP 2013 and I can see he extended his unique web application to another IIS site (for external access). This is his configuration : 1 SP Server hosting C.A + Intranet Website ...
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How i get to know on which server, web application is running

i have a sharepoint farm consists of 3 servers. I have different web apps deployed on that farm. I want to know on which server a specific web app is running? is there any way to know this through ...
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Account on web application level no access to site

I have added an account (central admin > web application > policy for web application) to the list on all zones, with full control I now try to logon with that account on a site in a site ...
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Unknown server tag 'asp:ScriptManager' after restoring content DB on new test environment.

I have created a new SharePoint 2007 Test environment on new machine in order to test/run SharePoint 2007 web application that is deployed on customer site production environment and functioning ...
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Can the list view threshold be configured for a specific content database, instead of for a web application?

The List View Threshold is configured via Central Administration for a specific web application. If I have more than one content database for a given web application, is it possible to have separate ...
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Permission Policy in SharePoint 2010 To Allow Only Users With Enterprise License

Is it possible in SharePoint 2010 to create a Web Application permissions policy that prevents users from accessing a Web Application if they do not have an enterprise license? If so, how can I ...
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Error while creating Web App “An error occurred while getting information about the user xxxx at server xxx.com: Access is denied ”

I was trying to make a Web App on Sharepoint 2013 and then got the error Sorry, Something went wrong and An error occurred while getting information about the user xxxx at server xxx.com: Access ...
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Run jQuery Web App on SharePoint

I built a web app powered by jQuery and Basic Primitives APIs. The app reads a CSV file and then displays several charts based on this information. I want to know if it is possible to upload it to ...
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Origin of crawled properties in sharepoint 2013

Our search service crawls several web applications (both SharePoint and external sites). Thus, our Search Schema lists a lot of crawled (and managed) properties. Is it possible to find whether a ...
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Is it mandatory to create a DNS Entry for every New Web application created in SharePoint

I am new to sharepoint and trying to learn things I have created a web application with name intranet and given in host header as intranet.testmachine.com Created the web application successfully on ...
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Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
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2 SPWebApplications still needs upgrade after upgrade?

Just upgraded 2010 SP Server builds in order to match another farm we have. downloaded and install exe hotfix on SP box and then ran PSConfig to complete. I still have 2 web applications that are ...
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Webservice Context User Access is Denied for Secure Store

I am running a web application scoped webservice (WCF). The webservice runs a method to read credentials from the secure store. The method fails with the message: Credentials were not found for ...
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how to restore a deleted web application which included site as well as content database in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to restore the deleted web application which was deleted with the options to delete the Content Database and the IIS web sites.
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Why can't anonymous users see what a regular read user sees?

Regular read user: Anonymous user: I get why they wouldn't have any way to edit anything, but how come they don't see the quick launch or the doc lib web part? What can they see / do?
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I am not able to create web application

I am trying to create a web application and it is giving me the following error message: Sorry, something went wrong, The password supplied with the username DILEEPSP\Administrator was not ...
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http Error 503 service unavailable SharePoint Web Services

I am trying to install and configure SiteMailBox on SharePoint and when i execute the .\Set-SiteMailboxConfig.ps1 i get the error : Get-SPAppPrincipal : The HTTP service located at ...
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MVC SPO Search API The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)"}]

We have a .Net MVC WebAPI solution that is connecting to SPO 2013 Search API and loading a local SQL DB that was working perfectly in an Azure cloud service. We tried to deploy it an on-prem Web/SQL ...
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Not able to Create Web Application in SP 2013

I am trying to create a new web application in our SP 2013 Farm and i am not successful in doing it .I had created 4 web apps before without any issue and today when i tried to create a new webapp i ...
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How to enable central administration new Web application ribbon

I have a fresh sharepoint 2013 installation and when I logged in with my credentials, the new web application icon was disabled in the web applications window.
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Sharepoint Web / Service Application / Pools for Security and Isolation Concerns

I have multi part question in regards to setting up the topology for my company and am curious about best practices. We are creating a SharePoint farm that will be used by different divisions in the ...
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SP2013 Host Web App on WFE and not on CA server

I creating a new SP2013 farm, with 3 servers. A database, a CA and a WFE. The CA server will only host CentralAdmin, when the WFE will host my differents web apps. I guess I understand that if I ...
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Cental Administration / Search / Team Site — different web applications or single (SPF 2013)?

We have migrated from SPS 2007 to SPF 2013 and didn't using guides, "best practices", migration tools. Now we have only one web application "Central Administration" with CA and content web-sites on ...
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How to make my sharepoint web application accesible with a public ip address

We just got a public IP address for our SharePoint 2013 Server, I need guidance on configuration, so that our SharePoint web applications can be accessed from outside our network by simply typing the ...