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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Execute URL File in Sharepoint (Mime Type?)

I have unblocked the ".URL" file extension in SharePoint that allows them to upload a link/shortcut, however SharePoint's strict Browser File Handling seemingly won't render the file - but requires ...
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Is one Web Application Architecture preferred over several Web Applications?

In almost all of the SharePoint projects I’ve participated in, the general architecture is three different web applications for intranet, cooperation and mysite. This has been the standard setup in ...
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using host headers with sharepoint

I need to make a development machine, so I have made a web application on port 80, gave it host header: google.sharepoint.com, I just wanted to play with names and see how it will be, so I added a ...
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How to get all the web application of SharePoint.

How do I get url of all the web application created in SharePoint 2010 with client object model using C#.
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Just set up Item Level Auditing in SP2010, can see months of audit data

I'm fairly new to SharePoint administration... Up until this point, I've been mostly a front-end guy (custom lists, dashboards, all that jazz) and while I've had occasion to go into Central Admin or ...
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Deploying a VS SharePoint solution to the “Web Application”

When deploying a VS SharePoint solution to the "Web Application", where does the actual assembly go? I mistakenly switched the Assembly Deployment Target of several of my projects to "Web ...
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New Web Application only works using default settings

I've been trying to create a web application and site collection using intranet.contoso.com. However after the webapp and site collections have been successfully created, the site won't display. I've ...
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Can't display new site collection

I'm going through the steps to create a site collection but after I created it, I can't access it via "intranet.contoso.com". I keep getting the error "Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage". ...
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Remove-SPWebApplication not working if SPAdminV4 service is run by Local System?

I have sucessfully removed my Web Application with the following script: PS C:\Users\SP2013Farm> Remove-SPWebApplication http://portal.com -Confirm -Dele teIISSite -RemoveContentDatabases Confirm ...
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Webpart display in all web application

I have created webpart and deploy it on web application level. It is displaying in all web application. How can i restrict to display on specific site. Regards,
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SharePoint Site App Pools restarting outside of scheduled time

in our production environment (we are running SP 2010 Enterprise) I have noticed that we are starting to see the App Pool for the main SharePoint Web Application restart during the day. These are ...
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Accessing data from another web application throws an SQLInvalidException

The scenario is: A MySiteHost site collection (example name: MY SITE). Web application's application pool account is spmysite. A TeamSite site collection (example name: TEAM SITE). Web application's ...
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403 Forbidden error on creation of new webapplication in SP2010

I am getting an error 403 forbidden on creating new weapplication or extending web application although I have signed in as System Account. I am able to create new sitecollection from central admin. ...
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Sharepoint Web analytics configuration wrong web application

I've tried to configure Sharepoint web analytics on the web application on my development machine but without success. I've followed various guides on the internet including runing some timer jobs and ...
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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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How to remove the Central Admin web app?

How to remove the Central Admin web app from IIS? I am using SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2012. I know I can remove an app with the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell by issuing: ...
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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 ...