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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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 ...
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Adding a custom web application to a SharePoint site

Has anyone added a custom web application to a sharepoint site? I thought it would be added as a virtual directory and then you'd specify an unmanaged path but i'm not having much luck.
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How to replicate site collections on the same web application?

I need to create a copy of publishing(Collobaration Portal) site collection on the same web application. I can do this by using backup/restore, but the problem is when we restore the same site ...