Zones represent different logical paths (URLs) of gaining access to the same Web application. You can use zones to enforce different access and policy conditions for group of users.

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what are settings to be done to host SharePoint site on internet?

I am trying to host SharePoint 2013 site on internet using an exposed IP and mapping it as a host URL to internet zone. Tried using AAM also but not achieving it. Let me know if anyone has confirmed ...
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Why are SharePoint permissions shared across zones

I have a SharePoint 2010 webapplication with 2 zones with different claims based authentication providers: Default zone: Windows authentication (Kerberos) Extranet zone: Custom claims provider Why ...
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Set link target depending on zone

Background: We have a SharePoint 2010 with two web applications. One contains our portal site collection and the other contains the My Sites. The web application containing our portal site runs on ...
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Hostnamed SiteCollections with same edit zone url?

In SharePoint 2013 we are creating farm for multi-language publishing presentation. Each language (country) will be in separate SiteCollection. Is it possible by using hostname based sitecollections ...
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Defining Zones Vs. Defining alternate access mapping Vs. defining host header

What are the major differences between defining Zones (intranet, extranet, etc) AND defining alternate access mapping and defining Host headers. Are these functions aim to provide the same ...
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Urls used in Alert Emails

Recently a customer wanted a new external Url for SharePoint (intranet.domain.com). I implemented it via Zones and alternate access mapping and so far it works fine. They also stopped using their ...
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Access Denied On One NTLM Zone, But Not On Default NTLM Zone

I have a web application that is split into two zones: the Default zone and the Intranet zone. The Default zone uses standard NTLM authentication. The Intranet zone was converted to FBA, but now I've ...
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Programmatically Determine Web Application Zone (SPUrlZone)

I need to programmatically determine which zone the current user is accessing a web application through, and was wondering if anyone had any guidance regarding the safest way to determine this. I ...
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Change UrlZone of KeywordQuery

I'm trying to perform searches programmatically for the backend of a web part, but all the results are from the default zone. I want them to come from the same zone as the SPSite object I'm using as a ...
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Default vs Intranet vs Internet vs Custom vs Extranet zones

I am getting ready to extend a Web Application to another IIS Web Site so that I can use different forms of authentication between internal and external users. When I do so, I have the choice of ...
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Programmatically get port 80 Web Application Default URL for Farm?

How would I programmatically get the port 80 Web Application Default URL for the Farm?
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Are the zones tie to particular authentication provider(s)?

Are the zones tie to particular authentication provider(s)? or this is arbitrary?
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Zones, AAM, Host Headers,

I am getting really confused as when to use AAM and when to use header. I wish there was table to list scenarios and based on that you would pick AAM or host headers. Same thing I am trying to ...
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Claims based default content access account

I have a SharePoint site which is setup with claims based authentication. My Central Admin site is setup for Windows authentication as it normally is. Now in my ULS logs, I find a lot of messages ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alternate access mappings and HttpModule problem

I have encountered an interesting problem recently. I have a HttpModule, which i have added in modules runAllManagedModulesForAllRequests="true" node , by hand. The main site collection is at http: ...
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Search in a Claims Forms Auth (custom provider) WebApp

Is there a way to enable search in a Wep App configured for Claims Form Authentication with a custom provider? Thanks in advance
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Same public URL on two zones?

I have a default and an extended "Extranet" zone on one of my web application. I would like to assign a single URL "https://Name.myDomain.com" to both zones. Additionally I also want to be able to ...
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Add users from custom membershipprovider without enabling FBA

I have a Web application with 2 zones. Default: used by users on the inside using AD. Extranet: used by external users using a custom membership provider What I want is for the users in the ...
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Sharepoint 2010 web application zones and AAM configuration

Is it possible in Sharepoint 2010 to achieve the following goal: On single Web Application add two urls (through AAM), one is usual http://site.com and another is SSL-enabled https://my.site.com and ...
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Sharepoint anonymous user search results

We have two zones - Default is Claims based and Custom is NTLM - this one is used for crawling. My issue is that when I search under anonymous user - the protected content is returned, even though ...
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Removing Extranet zone from Sharepoint site

Right now my Sharepoint site has two zones, Default and Extranet. Because of this we are experiencing difficulties with our client integration. I want to just unify the zones (make it all "Default" ...
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External access - continually prompted for credentials

I have a client trying to access our hosted SP 2010 instance, an she can log in, but once she starts clicking, gets prompted to login again and again. She is accessing from the outside, not inside of ...
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SSL certificate for MOSS public site?

I have a sharepoint web application accessible online (public IP) thru windows auth on port 81 and extended to port 80 and is accessible anonymously. now i need to secure the portal using SSL. https ...
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Redirecting between zones in MOSS 2007

I have Two zones(Intranet and Internet) for a MOSS Team site.I want something like this When a Intranet(Local AD User) user try to visit Internet zone, he/she should be redirected to the Intranet ...
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Can we crawl an extended SharePoint site?

I have a site on localhost:81 and extended it to localhost:82. I'm able to crawl the 81 but i'm unable to crawl the 82. Can we crawl an extended site in SharePoint?
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What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2010

What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding alternate access mappings in SharePoint 2010? My understanding is that , if you are using different ...
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Unextending Sharepoint 2007 Web Application from a zone

When our Sharepoint was migrated from Sharepoint 2003 to Sharepoint 2007 (both fully paid versions), the consultants who carried it out extended each web app into two IIS sites/zones (e.g. the ...
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Does a extended web app/zone with an AAM fully mirror the original web app/zone?

(I'm new to zones and AAMs so apologies if this question comes across a bit incoherent... I haven't really grasped how it all works yet.) I have a Publishing site in SharePoint, running in a web app ...
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Audience targeting only works when browsing from the SharePoint server, using internal address

I have a web part which I am trying to target to a specific audience (the 'Staff' audience.) I have the web part in the home page of a site that has anonymous access enabled. I have set the Target ...
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Using SPContext.Current to get public URL of the current zone

I have a single content Web application in the Default zone of my MOSS 2007 farm, which I then extended to the Extranet zone. The default zone web application uses Windows authentication and standard ...
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Hide/ Show list item based on Intranet, Extranet Zone

Is there anyway to hide an item in a SharePoint list based on whether the user has accessed the site from an internal URL as opposed to an external?