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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Benefit to Using Multiple Web Applications

I am considering a scenario of breaking down a global company in SharePoint to use a Web Application for each geographical region. The company has a presence in 5 countries. Considering this, I ...
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microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext does not contain a definition for 'Credentials'

I am trying to pass userid and password through the clientContext.Credentials method, but i am getting the below error microsoft.sharepoint.client.clientcontext' does not contain a definition for ...
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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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Easiest way to migrate web app to a new farm

Our current farm is corrupt because all of the service applications have configuration issues. Our physical layout is 2 WFE, 2 app, and 2 db servers in a sql cluster. Is it possible to move the ...
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On Extending the web application of SharePoint 2013, the sharepoint site gives “HTTP 403 Forbidden” error?

I extended one of the web applications of sharepoint 2013, when I opened the site it is giving me error for the web application from which I extended another one. Means the original web application is ...
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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 extend & delete SP2013 web application on a SP2013 server having two front end servers?

I want to extend SP2013 web application on a sharepoint server having two front end servers and one back end server. How to do that? I have extended one web application but it was on sharepoint server ...
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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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How to extend sharepoint 2013 web application and provide a different URL's to each extended web applications?

Can any body tell me how to provide different URL's to the each different extended web applications in different zones (intranet,extranet,default,internet) on SharePoint 2013. Since I am extending one ...
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Cannot delete the web site '<url of my app>' because it is an app web

I tried to delete an application (like Power BI or Access) of my Sharepoint online with the REST API but I got an error : HTTP/1.1 500 Internal Server Error Cache-Control: private, max-age=0 ...
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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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Remove a orphan application pool ( web application )

I got a problem with an orphan application pool where a old web application used to reside. Deleting the web application successfully removed the IIS site, content database and got completely ...
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Unable to create New Webapplication: WebConfigModification

I'm tying to create a new WebAppp in my farm through CA - UI . But in the end of job, the window throws an exception with "Connection failed." In my logs I find this msg: ...
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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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creating web application in sharepoint 2013

I have created a web application in sharepoint 2013 using central admin, that is successfully created. its successfully created app pool in IIS as well. In host file I have also added entry like this: ...
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Powershell to set a Web Application's Trusted Identity Provider to an STS and NTLM?

I've created a custom STS and have setup trust with SharePoint via New-SPTrustedIdentityTokenIssuer. I can use Central Admin to configure a Web Application to use both NTLM and the STS, however I ...
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Is it possible to get SPGroup's Web application Name Directly using Powershell?

I'm trying to get The name of the The content_Db (WebApp) where a specific group lives. I've been trying to get these info by looking into the SqlDb. but I only could find Site ID reference. is ...
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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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how to restore a deleted web application which included site as well as content database in SharePoint 2013?

Is it possible to restore the deleted web application which was deleted with the options to delete the Content Database and the IIS web sites.
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Extended web application pointing to root site collection, Can point to another site collection?

I have a web application running on port 443 https with windows authentication, machine name is "localspdev" I have following site collections / (Root site collection) site1.dev (HNSC) site2.dev ...
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Change web application's content database

Is it possible to configure my existing SharePoint 2010/2013 web application to point to a new/existing content database residing on another database server? If yes then how could I do it.
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can not insert news application because of different language codes for japanese

I can't insert the news application because of the different language code. When creating a new information to the news app I can select only "jp-jp" for Japanese, but when I insert the app onto a ...
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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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Sharing Groups between site collections/web applications

I am currently setting up an enterprise search centre and have run into the problem of users from the intranet not having access permission. I was wondering if there is a way to copy/share across the ...
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How to Connect a list from another Sharepoint Web Application

How Could I connect a SharePoint another list which is situated in another web application? A mast get another list from another web application, and give a filter to show only this elements, which ...
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Dynamic Links to and from MySite

I am looking for a solution to navigate to MySite from "main" site without using a hard coded link. Also I want the same when going back to main site. The solution is going from development to test ...
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Migration 2010 to 2013 - ContentDB authentication

I am migrating a 2010 content DB (classic authentication) to a 2013 web application (claims authentication) The Test-SPContentDatabase says that the authentication is different (mounting a classic ...
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How to add specified web application to DNS by pinging it

I have created a sharepoint web application using powershell. I want to add my web application to default DNS. How i add it using powershell?
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how to check if any site collection is associated with web application

I have created Web Application with Powershell. I want to check if any site collection is associated with web application using powershell? How it can be checked?
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SharePoint redirects me to non-existent Account/Login page

I'm running into a weird situation. I have two web applications, both using Windows Authentication. They are both using the default login page, both disallow anonymous access, no other special ...
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Mapping “http://intranet” to a web application

A customer of mine wants a user to be able to type "http://intranet" into their url and have their web application load. typing their web applications is rediculous because the url is nonsensical, I ...
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Exchange Web Application Adress

Can someone describe all necessary steps that have to be done to completely exchange a web applications url? In my example I want to exchange the url or our my sites app. I don`t want to just add an ...
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Getting Host header from web application

i want to get host header from web application programatically: for example in below code i got absolute url of web application "http://example.com" in RootUrl variable, from this web application, i ...
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http://SPexample.com vs https://SPexample.com

I have created my web application on http protocol, http://SPExample.com and deploy .wsp solution on it. My application runs on both protocols, i.e http://SPExample.com and on https://SPExample.com. ...
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Mount ContentDB

I am mounting a contentDB to a 2013 web application (upgrading from 2010). The contentDB size is around 2,5GB , the mounting process is stucked. I checked in the log and it is stucked here: ...
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Site is not opening with IE

I have a Claims-Based web application with a site collection. I can not open the site from IE (neither from SharePoint Designer, it prompts for credentials) but it works fine from Chrome. What can ...
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Managed metadata Service Application Connections - Some clarification

When we create a new "Managed Metadata service" Application through Central administration, It automatically goes to Default "Application Proxy Group" (unless we specify otherwise) right? All the web ...
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PowerShell script to check if MMS is connected to Web Application

I want to check if Managed Metadata Service is connected to any Web Application by powershell script. What will be the possible script to check this?
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How to place My Sites inside another site's URL but still keep them logically isolated?

I'm setting up SharePoint 2013 as a company intranet site, and we want to implement My Sites; I know the best practices call for placing them in their own web application and content DB, but we'd ...
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Understanding Compatibility View / Mode in every version of IE

Can someone please provide a concise explanation of what compatibility view / mode does exactly in each version of IE? (if it's different with each version) My understanding was that putting your ...
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Different URLS for different auth providers, under one web application and site collection

We have a single site collection setup within a web application. The site collection has one top-level site, and the setup has one content database. The application is using Forms authentication for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Root Web Application No Website

On our SharePoint 2013 Root Web Application we dont appear to have a website, instead receiving a 404 not found error. Our root site is: http://teams.ourdomain.local We have site collections running ...
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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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Creating Web Application from Web Api Service - Access denied error

I have a method that creates a SPWebApplication and it works just fine from a console application, but when I put it in my Web API service I get "Access denied" error. The web service uses the same ...
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Shared Web Application for many clients

I want to know if I can have a web application that serves multiple clients, for example, I have a web application which I changed the host name for to: http://MyIntranet.com, so can I have for ...
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Covert routing style .NET app to SharePoint-online hosted app

We have a on-premises IIS hosted web application that uses route information to fetch data from web service and display content to users. For instance, a news URL will look like: ...
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Difference between Assembly Deployment Target set to “GlobalAssemblyCache” or “WebApplication”

When I view the properties for my SharePoint 2010 project I can see an option of Assembly Deployment Target which can be set to either GlobalAssemblyCache or WebApplication. From this question I was ...
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10 Application pool limit question

Does this limit include service apps as well? I'm currently sitting at 3 application pools for our web applications and 7 application pools for services. Also, is it possible to change which ...
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Error on recreating web application

I've written a powershell script to create a web application, add libraries and pages, etc. As I work through the script and fix bugs and issues, I delete the web application through central ...