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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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 ...
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How to get the SharePoint Web Applications Portal Super User Account and Portal Super Reader Account?

I was trying to resolve "cache is not configured" issue on SP2010 production box and came across the solution being discussed in one of the SharePoint chick blog The problem is before I try out the ...
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Site Collections having hundred of top level Sites

Is it a good practice to have hundreds of Top level Sites within a Site Collection, or to have each site collection for each Top Level Site within SharePoint 2007. we recently planned to move Top ...
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cant find webapplication scoped feature anywhere

I developed a Custom Timer Job Feature using WSP Builder but for some reason I am not able to find it so that I can activate it. I know I can activate it using stsadm but why cant I find it in Site ...
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SharePoint 2010 DB Migration - Web App URL

According to the following documentation, I should use the same URL for my Web application as I had in the 2007 version: "If you use a different URL, Microsoft Office applications might not be ...
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MOSS 2007: jquery can't access web methods from custom web parts

I have custom web parts on MOSS 2007 that uses jquery to call my custom web methods. I have been checking my MOSS 2007 Web Application on Firefox with Firebug and on the Console Tab it says 401 errors ...
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relationship between Site Collections in a web application

I have around 4 SiteCollections in a web application in Sharepoint 2007, I wonder if one site collection is for customer A, and second is for Customer B, will they be assessed using same IIS website ...
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Problems with WebApplication after Host Header name is given [closed]

I have created a Web App with Host Header and created a Site collection in it. There was no error message or any problems pertaining while creating web app or site collection but problem comes when I ...
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How to add web application (project from Visual Basic 2010) to Sharepoint Foundation

I would like to ask, how I can add web application (this is Visual Basic project) to my site collection in Sharepoit Foundation? Can I do this without create web part? If no or yes please tell me how ...
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How to get SpWebApplication level property bag using ClientContext?

is it possible to get SPWebApplication level property bag using JavaScript ClientContext? Code example will be appreciated. Fine Regards
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Where does sharePoint store Web application information so we can report full site collection URLs in a SQL report?

I know MS does not support SQL commands against SharePoint Databases. But we are just reading data using SQL and SSRS so no harm to be done. I have SQL Syntax that querys every content DB WEBS table ...
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New-SPWebApplication application pool account is not found

I am trying to create a new web application using PowerShell. I keep getting the error application pool account is not found! How do I solve this? I tried adding the new web application to ...
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Change a Web Application URL

We have registered our Web Application under the url http:\intranet. We no longer wish to use that URL at all and want to use http:\somethingelse. Is there anyway you can change the default URL in ...
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How to access a Web application/Farm level property bag via jQuery/Javascript/ClientContext

It it possible to access the Web application/Farm level property bag using jQuery/Javscript/ClientContext? If not, then what are the possible alternatives to access Web Application Farm level property ...
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No permission to access webApplication properties

When activating a site feature I automaticly want to set a WebApplication property. Even if a farm administrator activates the feature, the security exception is thrown ("access denied"). AFAIK ...
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What are _formsweb.config files? SP2010 Claims [Access Denied]

I'm hoping someone will have experience with this. I'm stumped! I have two SharePoint 2010 (Enterprise) farms: development and production. Each farm has 3 servers: SPSQL-Dev, SPSQL-Prod ...
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Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
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SharePoint web application not accessible outside the server machine

I created a new SharePoint web application at port 100. I created a default site collection. When I try to access it from the server machine it opens just fine. When I try to access it from a ...
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How to Add Reference for Microsoft.Sharepoint to a Web-Application

Salve! Having created a web-application under the Sharepoint (2010) Site's directory in iis7, I now need to use the assemble microsoft.sharepoint in my web-application. How can I reference that? I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Library 'Send To' Across Web Apps

I'm am trying to use the 'Send To' -> 'Other Location' on a document to send it to another 'Web App' in the same farm. It is working on the same 'Web App' to another 'Site Collection'. Both 'Web ...
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How to activate feature using powershell script?

I need to activate specific feature to all site collection which is inside the particular web application using powershell script?
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Extend Win Auth Webapp to use Forms Auth

Is it possible to extend an existing web application (configured to use classic mode authentication) to use claims authentication? When I try to extend the web app I don't see a option to pick ...
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Get default WebApplication in a farm

I have a question about getting the default WebApplication in the farm - how do I do it? I need to, because my timer job must be completed only for one WebApplication. PS: I'm using SharePoint 2010
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How do I properly create & configure a second web application & site collection on the same server?

We have an existing web application and site collection which serves as our main portal. I need to create an additional web application on the same server, and a site collection on it. This will ...
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Fine grained permission control using Web App Zones?

I am using SharePoint 2010 Server. I am trying to understand (and test out) all the various options for using different authentication sources for internal and external users on a site that can be ...
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Risks of using Permissive vs. Strict for Browser File Handling

We have some web sites in our SharePoint 2010 site collection that need to display SWF files (to play FLV videos). For SharePoint to render the videos, we go to the web application in Central Admin > ...
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Web application zone configuration - problem with search

We are having problems with search application in our environment. The problem is that search works as expected if it's performed from the search center site collection for all sites. But it doesn't ...
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JS alerts on leaving SP?

We're going to include links to non-SP web applications in our corporate intranet. For those resources, I'd like to pop up an interstitial dialog/alert to make it obvious to the user that site ...
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new install > website is not comming after adding ups

I followed microsoft step by step process on adding "user profile service app", did the very last step as well. iisreset. Now the web application's site collection is not comming Also, user profile ...
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Linq Data Context - connect from web part as application pool identity

I have an assembly with linq to sql mappings and I'd like to utilize it in my webpart. But when I try following: DataList dataList = new DataList(); dataList.DataSource = DB.Foo; ...
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What can i use instead of SPWebApplication in SharePoint 2003?

I've discovered that class SPWebApplication doesn't exists in SharePoint 2003 API(Microsoft.SharePoint.dll, version 11, namespace Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration). But is there any analog of it? ...
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Display all site collections on web application home page

I have a web application in my SP 2010 farm with the url as: http://servername I have 3 site collections in this web application as: / /sites/it /sites/finance When I browse to the url ...
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How do I set a new WebApplication to deploy at a specific time (i.e. 03:00)?

Is there a way to set this up so that the new application deploys at a specific time of the day? Maybe even on a specific day of the week?
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SharePoint 2010 custom application or ASP.Net web application

I've recently become a SharePoint developer, previously I was an ASP.NET developer. There are no experience or senior SharePoint Developer in my team (small team only 2 person). I like to know how do ...
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Deploying EventReceiver project with target of WebApplication from VS fails when activating features

I am trying to deploy an event receivers project with a deployment target of WebApplication as part of my web parts package (also has a target of WebApplication) through Visual Studio and encountering ...
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Debugging error message when extending a web application

In central admin in thw Web Application screen. When I click on extend on my web application I get an error message. The web application could not be extended because an unused zone could not ...
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How should I check if SharePoint site is loaded on a desktop or on a mobile device?

I'm taking my chances and only using 1 web application and 1 masterpage for my SharePoint site, which I'm now also optimizing for mobile devices. I'm currently in the progress of developing a ...
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When to choose web application vs SiteCollection vs Subsite?

In SharePoint you have the following types of objects: Web application (1) A container in a configuration database that stores administrative settings and entry-point URLs for site collections. ...
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When would you want to create a new Managed Path?

Could someone explain when or why I would want to generate a new managed path in a SharePoint Web Application? Bismarck
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ITem SharePoint-80 Not Found

I just installed SP2010. There's the default web app named SharePoint-80. I am trying to backup this web app using Power Shell. Here's my command: Backup-SPFarm -Directory C:\Backups -BackupMethod ...
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Can i add a seccond Web Application to my local sharepoint installation?

When i go to Central Administration - Application Management on my local sharepoint installating, i can only view the current web applications. I cannot add a new or delete an existing web ...
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Multiple webapplications using same STS?

I have set up and SP 2010 web application with claims based authentication with simple, custom STS. How can I connect another web application to the same STS? For my first web application I used a ...
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How to detect when user goes from one site collection to another in the same web application?

I have a several site collections in the same web application and I need to handle events when user goes from one site collection to another. I need it for specific actions, like setting "lcid" cookie ...
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Post-Service Pack 1, Broken Web Applications (User Profile Sync)

I had a clean environment prior to installing service pack 1 and the June CUs. User Profile Sync is up and running, and synchronizing, but all web applications are throwing a SharePoint error. Digging ...
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Problem with Restore-SPFarm

We have to move a Sharepoint 2010 web application from and old server to a new one. The old server has Sharepoint 2010 and SQL Server both installed. The new server is actually 2 VMs, one for ...
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What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, WebApplication refer to in the SharePoint API?

I'm sorry for dumb question but I am very new to Sharepoint 2010 and something is not clear to me. What do the terms Farm, Site, Web, and WebApplication mean? I pretty much understand Farm and Site, ...
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Using multiple web applications for performance tuning

A client is requesting a special web application topology that seems odd to me. In a mid-sized SP2010 farm (two WFEs, two app servers) they will have hundreds of site collections. The requirement is ...
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mysites web application at domain.com/mysites?

I'd like to create a mysites web application at http://www.domain.com/mysites. This is so that mysites always end up in the only database tied to that web application. However when you create an ...
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Are there any way to change the authentication type to claims based in code without using Powershell?

I'm creating an application that changes the authentication type to Claims based, but I'm trying not to use powershell. any advice?
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Always getting access denied for all loginaccounts

I'm in a middle of a process of setting sp_accounts to sp services and for some wrong behaviour I'm always getting access denied when enter the webapp for all accounts. Claims service could be the ...