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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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 ...
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Target CPU - Any CPU but still getting The web application at could not be found

Target framwork 3.5 Platform Target - Any CPU But on the top section (under configuration of build screen show Active(x86) under Platform). I keep getting The web application ...
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How much RAM is needed to host 10+ app pools per web server?

We are considering a SharePoint 2010 configuration where we deploy separate app pools/web applications for each business unit in our company. We would have 10 app pool/web app instances total in that ...
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Moving MySites from their own web application to existing intranet

At the moment we have a Sharepoint 2007 based intranet located at hxxps://intranet.example.com and the My Sites are located at hxxps://my.example.com What we'd like to do is move the my sites so that ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - wpresources for Bin / web Application Deployment

In SharePoint 2010 , using visual studio 2010 : i have bin / web application deployment. i want to add java script file under Virtual Directories\/wpresources// I cannot use the Resources mapped ...
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How to access the top search keywords from an Enterprise Search center from a separate web application?

I have an Enterprise Search center configured as a web application in my farm having unique application pool identity. The search traffic across teh farm go to this search center. Now I need to access ...
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When moving SiteURLs is it better to recreate the Web Application or use AAM to redirect?

We've had an existing site that has been built and deployed to for awhile now, mostly an internal beta site at http://beta.site.com which has been built up with an extended site on ...
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stsadm to enumerate all Web Applicstions

Is there an stsadm command that will enumerate / list all web applications? This would be the similar to SPWebService.AdministrationService.WebApplications. What I'm looking for is an stsadm command ...
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SP 2010 web application fails to start

I removed, then reinstalled SharePoint 2010. Attempting to recover an existing web application, I reconfigured the web application in the new instance, and pointed the existing db to that web ...
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Access an orphaned web application

I have a web application (for which I use a host header) in a now older MOSS farm. It did not attach successfully to my SharePoint 2010 farm. I would be satisfied just accessing it locally and copying ...
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Poll: How many SharePoint Web apps are there in your farm?

I am interested to know how many Web apps people have deployed in their SharePoint farms. If you are a consultant then an average figure would be helpful based on client installations you have worked ...
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For multiple Web Applications, can I have different Master Pages?

My initial web application allows me to see and change the master page under site actions\site settings\Look and Feel\master page. I created a second web application and would like to use a different ...
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What is a good way to build/install/provision a full web application?

I have a fairly simple SharePoint web application, with a publishing front end, an extranet for customers and an intranet portal. I want this web app to be easily redeployable -- pretty much a ...
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Changing host header web application URLs

I have a site configured at http://www.abc.com on port 80 with host header www.abc.com. I need to create a different web application and I need to use http://www.abc.com. Without deleting the old ...
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Rename a web application in Sharepoint 2010

When I installed Sharepoint Foundation it created my default web application with a name Sharepoint - 80 that was running on port 80. Since I need port 80 for another web application I moved it to ...
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Edit Web Application description

Is there a way to edit the Description property of a Web Application after the application has been created? I can't seem to find any way of doing so via any of the administration options in the ...
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Exception setting ApplicationPoolPassword

Following the example in this blog post, I am trying to create a new Web Application with PowerShell. However, when I try the line: $WebAppBuilder.ApplicationPoolPassword = "password" I receive ...
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Xbap application in SharePoint 2010

We want to make a big project on top of SharePoint 2010. Our thinking is to make the project a WPF web application (xbap) due to the amount of roubustness and features that xbap offers. I would ...
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Accessing list data between web applications

I'd like to access data from a list in one web application in another web application. They are both in the same farm. For instance, web app 1 has a custom list and web app 2 has a CQWP that wants ...