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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Application pool not visible in IIS, SharePoint or PowerShell

I have a PowerShell script that creates a web application using New-SPWebApplication. It crashed for some reason a while back and now it keeps telling me the application pool exists. I've looked in ...
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Root Site on New Web Application Can't be browsed to

Testing box is SharePoint 2010 Standard, single box install, local SQL. Default Web Application works fine. I've created a new web app, create a root site collection for it and no joy. I've tried / ...
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SP2010 Default Application not available after new Web Application was made / deleted

I have a SharePoint 2010 test environment was working perfectly with it's default Web Application and root site. This is a single server install, with its own local copy of SQL. I've made and ...
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Enumerate every solution for each WebApplication

I'm performing an inventory and I need to get list of sharepoint solutions (*.wsp) deployed to every individual web-application and ideally, it would also be great to list what Application pool on ...
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How to place My Sites inside another site's URL but still keep them logically isolated?

I'm setting up SharePoint 2013 as a company intranet site, and we want to implement My Sites; I know the best practices call for placing them in their own web application and content DB, but we'd ...
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Web Page Security Validation (Taxonomy AJAX Bug vs Silverlight Bug)

The situation began like this: We upgraded our SharePoint 2010 (using the Project Server 2010 February 2013 Cumulative Update) We found a bug where on the 'Project Page' layout the 'Managed ...
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Creating SPSiteCollection, top level site programmatically

I have been given a task to create an event that dynamically creates new site collections on our sharepoint webApp. Thing is using Central Admin I can create "http://testsite.com/sites/newSite_1" and ...
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App issue with SharePoint 2013 Developer Site

In SharePoint 2013 Developer Site: I am installing an app to my site and it worked fine with default stuff. I added some custom .js file in this app which will set the master page of site coll and ...
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Authentication problem in SP web application 2010

I have created a web application and then site collection by using my custom template site definition. Its created successfully. But when I access my application I get authentication dialog box for ...
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Web Application/Site collection can't displaying Problem

I created a new web application. I try to restore a site collection from a backup. It finished succesfully but when I type the url This page can't be displayed occurs. I think the problem is about ...
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how to install app in sharepoint 2013 Publishing site?

I am trying to create one App for sharepoint 2013 publishing site. I can not see Apps catalog from where I can upload an app to the publishing site. On the other hand, if I see in developer site, I ...
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Access denied after creating site collection by using Powershell

I am using SP2013 single server dev environment. I use following scripts for creating web application and site collection. but when I browse to it, it says this site has not been shared with you. I am ...
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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...
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Is it possible to restrict web application per WFE?

We have 2 web front ends in our single sharepoint 2010 Farm named WFE1 and WFE2. We create 2 web applications, one for my Intranet and one for extranet solution. Is it possible to force our intranet ...
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Powershell to set a Web Application's Trusted Identity Provider to an STS and NTLM?

I've created a custom STS and have setup trust with SharePoint via New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer. I can use Central Admin to configure a Web Application to use both NTLM and the STS, however I ...
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creating web application in sharepoint 2013

I have created a web application in sharepoint 2013 using central admin, that is successfully created. its successfully created app pool in IIS as well. In host file I have also added entry like this: ...
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When should we separate a site collection into a different web application

we are planning a sharepoint topology and wondering if we should separate each department in a different web application or just a dedicated site collection. What's the guide or best practice to ...
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HTTPModule Init method calling multiple times in sharepoint

I want to execute a piece of code on application start. As application_start not available in share point, so i have written my own custom HTTPModule and in Init method i have written the code. But ...
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Backup > Restore to New Farm > My site does not resolve

I have a Dev farm and I restored (SP restore) my site web application. After this, I went to use profile service and reconfigured "My site host". When I type the dev url for mysite it does not ...
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new web app on 1 of 2 wfe servers

I have two WFE servers. By default the CA web app gets installed to only one WFE. Is it possible to create a new web app that only gets installed to one WFE? If not, does it make sense to create the ...
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Store cross site collection data

Is there a way to store data (strings, maybe xml) in SharePoint that can be accessible to all the site collections in a web application?
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Can't find WebApplication scoped feature

I've deployed a wsp that has 2 features. The one scoped at a web level is listed where I'd expect to see it and activates without a problem. The feature scoped at a web application can't be found ...
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Sharepoint https and host header

Not a long time ago I was requested to create a new sharepoint web app to host our new portal. Because this portal would be (at the time) our only web app running in this farm and because the boss ...
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How to get all SharePoint Web Applications in the Central Administration Page from code behind

How can I have the list of all existing SharePoint Web Applications and their site collections from code behind .
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Find all workflows with a certain permission setting

I have a workflow which just got broken by a network administrator changing some active directory settings for a certain group. I was able to fix the workflow once the problem had been found but there ...
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Error while attaching content db to a different server

I got back up of content db from a demo server and trying to attach it to a newly created web application in my personal copy of same demo server but not up to date. however I am getting this error, ...
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Moving a Web Application from One server farm to another server farm

We have a Virtual Machine "vDemo" which is acting like our development server, then me as a developer has a copy of it on my PC, however my copy is very old and development server does have other ...
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Host-Named Site Collections configuration

I am configuring SharePoint Server 2013 for Host-Named Site Collections & creating Initial Site Collections. Created a new Web Application to handle Host-Named Site Collections (HNSC): ...
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Extranet / Intranet - Site Collection or Web application

I'm new to SharePoint and I have a question. If you already have an existing intranet or extranet infrastructure and you want to create(/expose) another one, should I create a new site collection, a ...
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Content Database Is Not Listing In SQL Management Studio

I have created a new SP web application and the content database name which I have given is WSS_Content_Test. Application created successfully(I checked out and found IIS Website and App pool is ...
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Remove site prefix when creating new site collection

Can I remove the site prefix from the URL when I create a new site collection? For example if the URL of the web application is http://servername and I want to create a new site collection I need to ...
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whats the difference between IIS web application and SharePoint web application

I have been working on SharePoint for a long time but still confused with the concept of webapplications in SharePoint and IIS, I would also like to know the relationship between them. I just studied ...
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HTTP-500 after creating new web applications

When I create a new web application, all existing web applications stop responding. They start giving HTTP-500 errors but I can't see a single entry in ULS logs about the error. So I can't know where ...
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Deploying to style library / site pages from a web application scoped feature

I am writing a web application-scoped feature which will provision a site collection and a small number of sites. The problem is that I have my own style files (.js, .css, images) and even some ...
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Best way to force traffic to Web Front End?

I have a SP 2010 farm with a 3-tier structure consisting of 1 DB server, 1 App Server and 1 Web Front End. When I create a Web New Web Application called "Search_WebApp", I notice that it creates the ...
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How to programmatically determine if anonymous access is enabled for a SharePoint 2010 Web Application using C#?

In Central Administration\Manage Web Applications, there is the ability to enable anonymous access on a web application through the authentication providers. Is there a way to programmatically ...
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How to Restore Same Site Backup in Same Content DB to create another site collection in the same web application?

I have a site backup and i want to create two site collection from that backup in one web application.when i try to restore second site collection on same web application it restrict me to do so.As ...
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Deploy folder/files to Web Application Root

How to deploy folder to a SharePoint 2010 Web Application Root folder (inside inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\80) in the solution package(wsp)? Which kind of item I should use in the visual ...
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All timer jobs are missing from a Web Application

A timer job solution has been written and installed to our farm. It appeared to install correctly. However when you go to Central Admin under timer jobs and look at ...
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Safely return all lists in site collection that match criteria

I'm using the following code to get all "Announcement" lists in a Web Applications site collection. Unfortunately, sometimes the current user does not have permission to that site and the page fails ...
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How can I view the definition of a Web Application?

I'm hoping this isn't too stupid, but I'm trying to set up a basic Web Application in Server 2010 and want to crib settings from another environment to make sure I'm configuring everything correctly. ...
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What is the default timezone setting for a web application?

We have a sharepoint server that is in pacific time. There are several webapps and they do not have a timezone specified (Manage Web Application > Web Application > General Settings > Default ...
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Redirect SharePoint root to another homepage/site?

So I have the web application for my intranet at the URL "http://sharepoint/" however, I don't want people to be on the root of the web application as its not the actual home page. I created a ...
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One or two web applications on IIS serving http and https?

I have a SharePoint 2010 installation at my customer looking a bit odd. We have three web applications (intranet, mysite and cooperation) in three different web applications on the IIS serving ...
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Adding ASP.NET Web Application to SharePoint Virtual Directory (for SPContext)

I'm inheriting an ASP.NET application that is hosted within the IIS SharePoint web site. From IIS, right click the Web Site, and click 'Add Application' is the method used here. In our dev server, ...
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How would a Web Application feature knows on activation that which web app its supposed to run on

Scenario can be read on My other Question Further to that question, why would a web application has timer job definition that it hasn't been deployed to. this is the code I am using for feature ...
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Moss Timer job deployed in one web application but running in a different web application

I can't believe Timer Jobs and SharePoint can be this un-predictable. I deployed my Timer job feature solution to web application A and activated feature, it worked for 3 days in same web application ...
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Convert Excel VBA app to Sharepoint 2010 Online

My company has an Excel VBA app that they want to be convert to Sharepoint. Basically it has 6 buttons on a spreadsheet, which each take you to another sheet that asks you a series of multiple-choice ...
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What account should be used to create a new web application(-Application Pool -Configurable) - help

I'm creating a new web application on a new SP install. I logged in ok to the central admin site with a setup account.But when i'm on the CREATE NEW WEB APPLICATION page and i get to Application Pool ...
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Error in opening sharepoint site using SPSite

I created document using office XML but now i m going to store that document in sharepoint library then it giving me an error like ["The Web application at {siteUrl} could not be found. Verify that ...