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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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 ...
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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 ...