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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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 ...
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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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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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Job Application Form Suggestion

So right now, my company want to figure out the efficient way of how to renew our Job Application process for the new employee. So here is how we do it right now: So, we send a link to new the ...
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Unable to create new web application

When I try to create a new web application, it just shows message as 'This should'nt take too long'.. Then, after a while it will show message as Request Timed Out. Sometimes it will show 'this page ...
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Accessing web parts across Web Applications

Feel free to tell me if this is impossible, but what we're wanting to do is deploy/run farm solutions on one web application, while accessing them on another. So the feature would be activated on web ...
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generate a report (if possible using SQL query) related to the setting of a Web Application in SP

I would like to generate a report related to the web application setting (url, port, Claims Authentication, application pools ... or let's say the main setting entered during the creation of a web ...
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Can't create new WebApplication

When I try to create a web application, an error message with "Add Connectionsstrings is an invalid token" always pops up. Investigating in the log file returns that it is "unable to activate ...
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SharePoint web application port numbers

Can we create SharePoint web application on any port numbers or we have to be careful about some port numbers?
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How to connect to another web application

I have a SP 2013 web application. In this site have a custom list. (Ex: site: http://site1:1111, list name is "AAA") I want to write a Common Library project c#, this project can get data from ...
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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 duplicate Web Application with its site collection?

SharePoint 2013 has Web Application with port 2323 I want to know how to duplication this Web Application with its site collection for port 80 as example.
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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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How to add application account access to SharePoint site?

I have an application that ingests scan data files that are manually fed. I would like to grant it access to our SharePoint site so it can pull the data automatically from a Document Library. What do ...
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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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Not able to create a web application and site collection in SharePoint 2013

I am not able to create a site collection or web application from Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. It gives me server error. One month back I was able to create but now I am unable to create ...
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Extending Claims Application - Cannot View Afterwards

I am trying to extend a claims based application (which uses a custom token provider) to enable SharePoint Search on SharePoint Foundation 2010. After I extend the application to use windows login I ...
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How to find the creation date of the Web Application?

I wanted to find how the count of the web application in the farm increases in the past year. For this I wanted to find out the date when each web application is created. Is there anyway to find the ...
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IIS Applications created on App servers and WFE Servers

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2010. In my testing environment I've got 1 app server and 1 WFE. When I create a new web application, it is creating entries in both the APP and WFE IIS. Is this ...
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Single web application or mulitple?

I am very new compare to experts here. I have read several articles and discuss forums. However I am worry there are some potential risk I cannot foresee. Could you give me some suggestion on the wb ...
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How to create simple OAuth / REST application for hosted sharepoint? [closed]

We are looking for information on how to create very simple REST application for sharepoint hosted by Microsoft (Office 365) which uses OAuth. Basically, we are just started investigating this and we ...
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Sharepoint not sending mail using alternate access mapping path

I am using load balancer (WFE1 + WFE2) and my web application is configured as http://server which I defined in host header. I have also added AAM http://realsite. So when a user types AAM in URL then ...
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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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IIS 8 error page?

Just created a new (and the first) web application for a new SharePoint environment. When I try to access the main address it takes me to what appears to be an IIS 8 error page. The strange thing ...
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How do you move or remove the App Catalog site from a web app?

I created an App Catalog site under the root of my web app (/), and I would like to move it to another path (e.g. /sites/appcatalog). Does anyone know how to remove an existing App Catalog site, or ...
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SharePoint creating web application on APP instead of WFE

I have one APP and one WFE server. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application service is stopped on APP but is running on WFE. When I go to CA to create a new Web Application, in the URL ...