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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Allow SPDesigner on some site collections but not allowed on others? [SP2013]

I am wondering if, as the farm administrator, I can activate the SPDesigner features at the web application level, but ensure that site collection admins will not be able to activate SPDesigner on ...
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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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Setting up a 2nd web application on another port

I have a Web application on SharePoint 2010 setup on Port 80. I would like to set up another Web Application for My Sites on Port 81. I have followed all of the steps to do this and can successfully ...
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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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Job Application Form Suggestion

So right now, my company want to figure out the efficient way of how to renew our Job Application process for the new employee. So here is how we do it right now: So, we send a link to new the ...
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Unable to create new web application

When I try to create a new web application, it just shows message as 'This should'nt take too long'.. Then, after a while it will show message as Request Timed Out. Sometimes it will show 'this page ...
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Accessing web parts across Web Applications

Feel free to tell me if this is impossible, but what we're wanting to do is deploy/run farm solutions on one web application, while accessing them on another. So the feature would be activated on web ...
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How do you move or remove the App Catalog site from a web app?

I created an App Catalog site under the root of my web app (/), and I would like to move it to another path (e.g. /sites/appcatalog). Does anyone know how to remove an existing App Catalog site, or ...
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generate a report (if possible using SQL query) related to the setting of a Web Application in SP

I would like to generate a report related to the web application setting (url, port, Claims Authentication, application pools ... or let's say the main setting entered during the creation of a web ...
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Can't create new WebApplication

When I try to create a web application, an error message with "Add Connectionsstrings is an invalid token" always pops up. Investigating in the log file returns that it is "unable to activate ...
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SharePoint web application port numbers

Can we create SharePoint web application on any port numbers or we have to be careful about some port numbers?
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How to connect to another web application

I have a SP 2013 web application. In this site have a custom list. (Ex: site: http://site1:1111, list name is "AAA") I want to write a Common Library project c#, this project can get data from ...
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SharePoint web application is asking for user/password

I just created a new web application on port 80 with anonymous access enabled. Web application is using host header portal which is also defined in IIS under "Bindings". I have also created a site ...
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How to duplicate Web Application with its site collection?

SharePoint 2013 has Web Application with port 2323 I want to know how to duplication this Web Application with its site collection for port 80 as example.
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Export subsite and Import in another web app (means another db)

I have one web application with site collections. Then I have a subsite inside. I want to export this subsite (and only this one), and import it in a new web app I will create. Question is : Is this ...
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How to add application account access to SharePoint site?

I have an application that ingests scan data files that are manually fed. I would like to grant it access to our SharePoint site so it can pull the data automatically from a Document Library. What do ...
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Using a temporary DNS/host header for SharePoint 2013

I built a new SP farm using intranet.domain.com for the host name and public URL of the main web app. We are migrating from 2007 to 2013. Unfortunately, intranet.domain.com is currently tied to our SP ...
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Not able to create a web application and site collection in SharePoint 2013

I am not able to create a site collection or web application from Central Administration in SharePoint 2013. It gives me server error. One month back I was able to create but now I am unable to create ...
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Extending Claims Application - Cannot View Afterwards

I am trying to extend a claims based application (which uses a custom token provider) to enable SharePoint Search on SharePoint Foundation 2010. After I extend the application to use windows login I ...
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How to find the creation date of the Web Application?

I wanted to find how the count of the web application in the farm increases in the past year. For this I wanted to find out the date when each web application is created. Is there anyway to find the ...
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App issue with SharePoint 2013 Developer Site

In SharePoint 2013 Developer Site: I am installing an app to my site and it worked fine with default stuff. I added some custom .js file in this app which will set the master page of site coll and ...
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IIS Applications created on App servers and WFE Servers

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2010. In my testing environment I've got 1 app server and 1 WFE. When I create a new web application, it is creating entries in both the APP and WFE IIS. Is this ...
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Single web application or mulitple?

I am very new compare to experts here. I have read several articles and discuss forums. However I am worry there are some potential risk I cannot foresee. Could you give me some suggestion on the wb ...
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How to create simple OAuth / REST application for hosted sharepoint? [closed]

We are looking for information on how to create very simple REST application for sharepoint hosted by Microsoft (Office 365) which uses OAuth. Basically, we are just started investigating this and we ...
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Sharepoint not sending mail using alternate access mapping path

I am using load balancer (WFE1 + WFE2) and my web application is configured as http://server which I defined in host header. I have also added AAM http://realsite. So when a user types AAM in URL then ...
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Creating two web applications under different host headers

I am reading a material about SharePoint 2013; “2013 A Core Solutions of Microsoft® SharePoint® Server 2013”. And on one of the examples they want to create two web applications representing two ...
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Two different versions of RSViewerPage.aspx on same farm?

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm with SSRS. On this farm, I have two web-apps (A and B). When we created web-app "A", we made some branding customizations to the RSViewerPage.aspx page. The problem is ...
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IIS 8 error page?

Just created a new (and the first) web application for a new SharePoint environment. When I try to access the main address it takes me to what appears to be an IIS 8 error page. The strange thing ...
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SharePoint creating web application on APP instead of WFE

I have one APP and one WFE server. Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Web Application service is stopped on APP but is running on WFE. When I go to CA to create a new Web Application, in the URL ...
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Stuck in Sharepoint. How do I grow as a web developer when I'm stuck in Sharepoint?

I apologize if this is out of scope but I've seen other career type questions. I can't just switch jobs because the only reason I'm a quasi developer in the first place is because my company let me ...
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Web Application/Site collection can't displaying Problem

I created a new web application. I try to restore a site collection from a backup. It finished succesfully but when I type the url This page can't be displayed occurs. I think the problem is about ...
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Sharepoint Web analytics configuration wrong web application

I've tried to configure Sharepoint web analytics on the web application on my development machine but without success. I've followed various guides on the internet including runing some timer jobs and ...
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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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SharePoint2010 - install WFE & App Servers

My question is probably very stupid, but .... I have installed 2 servers with SharePoint 2010, i have created one web application. My question is: how to know if my server is a WFE or an application ...
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Timeout while creating applications from Central Admin

For the last few days I have been unable to create a new application through central administration. The creation times out. I have searched high and low through the internet. Every other site says ...
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page cannot be displayed for newly created web sites

I just installed SP 2013 on a brand new VM with Server 2012 and Sql Server 2012. After running SharePoint product configuration wizard, I created a new web application on machineName and a root site ...
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Creating a WebApp via PowerShell is mapping the site to wrong AppPool

I have a weird issue with creating WebApps using the below script. Seemingly when I create my WebApp everything is working and looking fine. I can look in IIS and see that it is correctly configured, ...
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Creating My Site web application destroys application running on port 80

This is happening for the past 2 days. I have a web application running on port 80. When I create a new web application for My Site on port 8080, my port 80 web app stops working and shows "500 ...
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Implementing SSL for SharePoint High trust Apps

I have been struggling to configure an SSL Certificate based environment for hight trust apps in SharePoint 2013. I have on-premises installation of SharePoint 2013 (Enterprise). Following google and ...
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Web App only allows workflow creation on one server in farm, all others fail

I have a 3 tier farm, with a clusterd db, 2 app servers and 4 WFE. The WFE are being load balanced on a netscaler. We have 3 web apps deployed to the farm. We are able to create workflows fine on ...
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Is it normal that web application URL is always of app server rather than WFE?

I have 1 App server and 2 WFEs. Web Application service is stopped on App server while it is started on WFEs. I created a new web application and I noticed the URL is of App server for e.g. ...
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Top Level Site page not found

I'm trying to make a site collection. When I create one and give it a host header, the URL for the top site it gives me after creating the site collection never works. When I visit the URL, it says ...
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How to remove port 80 from the web application URL [duplicate]

I want to create a new web application on the default port 80. But I want to remove the port number from the web application URL. Currently my application URL looks as follow:- https://servername:80 , ...
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How to remove port 80 from the application URL

i want to create a new web application on port 80. but i need to allow the user to login to this web application without typing the port number. currently under the administration section i have the ...
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New wen appliction button is disabled for a farm user

i am uisng SP 2013, but when i login to the central admin suing a farm user ,, the new web application button was disabled.. can anyone advice what is causing this ?/
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How to set up web application for public website

I need to set up a public SharePoint website where the servers are all in a DMZ. Can I simply create the web application using website.mycustomerdomain.com as the host header? Nobody will be logging ...
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Create a Web Application using Powershell

I want to create a web application using powershell. Below is a list of commands I execute to achieve this and all works fine. Web application exists everywhere. But I cannot access it by it's url. I ...
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HTTP Error 503. “The service is unavailable.”

One of my Web Applications shows error: HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable I checked in IIS Application pool and started the respective services but the error still persist How can I ...
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How to remove the Central Admin web app?

How to remove the Central Admin web app from IIS? I am using SharePoint 2010 on Windows Server 2012. I know I can remove an app with the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell by issuing: ...
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SharePoint 2010 --> New Web Application --> New Site Collection: IE can't display it

Morning all, Here's my scenario: - I've made a new web application within SharePoint 2010 via the GUI. This went ahead with no problems. From here, I've created the root site, which also reported ...