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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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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Getting the SharePoint Web Application URL Programatically

Is there an easy way to get just the web application URL in SharePoint, for example, SPWEbApplication has the following property spwebapplication.sites that would return URL's of all the site ...
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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 ...