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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
28 views

After restore a site collection displays HTTP 403 forbidden

First I Took a BackUp of a Site Collection Using CentralAdmin->BackUp & Restore ->Granular Backup-> Perform a site collection backup Then I Restored the Backup File named test.bak into Another ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

Host header in Sharepoint Web application

Can anyone please help me on what is a host header in web application and how can it be configured? For eg. I create a web application as follows, New-SPWebApplication -Name "Contoso Internet Site" ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

How do you check if a web application extension already exist

I can create a new web application extension using New-SPWebApplicationExtension but if it already exist I get an error with the message "The IIS Web Site you have selected is in use by SharePoint. ...
0
votes
2answers
24 views

Replicate a Web Application in sharepoint 2010 to a different farm

I have to replicate an existing web application and build it on a different farm in a different SharePoint server (version 2010). I have never even created and configured a complete web application so ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

Root site collection or not

I just installed SharePoint on our server and now we will start to configure our sites. I have a organizational question about the localization of the sites. When we are configuring a new ...
0
votes
1answer
58 views

How to create master page in SharePoint 2013

I've designed a web application in ASP.Net/VB.Net in Visual Studio 2012. I want to deploy this in SharePoint 2013. I've read many blogs from Internet, one answer I frequently found is: Open master ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Moving Site Collection to a different Web Application

I have been configuring a SP 2013 site, and I have a My Site Host Site Collection on its own Web Application. But now I find out I can't use two distinct URLs (our "main" site, portal.company.com may ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

Failed to Migrate sharepoint2010 from one server to another

I'm trying to move one of the Web app from the old server to new server. I have taken full backup from the old server and tried to restore a particular web app on to the new server. OLD and NEW ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
293 views

Where does sharePoint store Web application information so we can report full site collection URLs in a SQL report?

I know MS does not support SQL commands against SharePoint Databases. But we are just reading data using SQL and SSRS so no harm to be done. I have SQL Syntax that querys every content DB WEBS table ...
1
vote
0answers
15 views

When adding any app there is a firewall on the page, how can I remove it or disable it?

I'm new with SharePoint 2013. after install all Apps from the store I faced an issue. there is a firewall popped on the page for app when i open the page. for example: after the insert the apps " ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Not able to Create Web Application in SP 2013

I am trying to create a new web application in our SP 2013 Farm and i am not successful in doing it .I had created 4 web apps before without any issue and today when i tried to create a new webapp i ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
25 views

what is the timer job responsible for SharePoint web application deletion?

I am deleting a web application through central administration, but it takes too long to delete all IIS settings from the servers in the farm. Is there a timer job or service that needs to be run on ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

PowerShell Set WebApplication Timeout

How do you change the SPWebApplication Web Page Security Validation timeout via PowerShell. I want to set this upon creating a web application during the creation of a farm, but I'm happy running a ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

Conflict Content Databases names inside my sharepoint farm

I am using SharePoint server 2013, and i am facing problems on understanding how to manage my SharePoint content databases:- currently i have a single content database, with name = ...
3
votes
1answer
65 views

Web App Level Feature not showing in SharePoint 2013

I have a SharePoint 2013 site configured for FBA and Multi Tenancy. In our case, we have a Multi Server Farm, which has a Web Front End, App Server, Search Server, Workflow Server and DB servers. We ...
4
votes
2answers
84 views

SPWeb object will be dispose everytime or not?

I have following code in my web part. I want to know whether this property _web will create object each time whenever I use it. If yes then will it be disposed every time. private SPWeb _web { ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

When should we separate a site collection into a different web application

we are planning a sharepoint topology and wondering if we should separate each department in a different web application or just a dedicated site collection. What's the guide or best practice to ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090317)

I am facing this error all day long and I have not figured it out yet. I have tried: setting the date time zone in the web application to match that of the server set "security validation expires" ...
1
vote
2answers
35 views

Is there a downside to creating numerous app pools?

I am creating new web applications and creating a new app pool each time. Is there a downside to doing this?
3
votes
1answer
30 views

Two Web Apps. Two root site collections on them. HOW?

I've spend half a day. I have web application http://one on port 80 and site collection on it. I create second web application with separated site, http://two on port 80(url is added in A-records). ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Access Issue for “Robots.txt” in SharePoint WCM site

I have enabled robots.txt on my SharePoint site by activating the Search Engine Sitemap Site Collection Feature as mentioned in this post. I also edited the robots.txt through "Search Engine Sitemap ...
3
votes
2answers
704 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
25 views

Deploying the custom wepart with wsp extension

I am new to .net and sharepoint world and using sharepoint 2013. My custom webpart is accessing a webservice, which is in the different solution. When I run the webpart in the debug mode in Visual ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Runtime Error when creating new Web App

When I go into CA and try to click through the wizard for creating a new web app, I receive this error message... The trouble is, how do I know which of the several Sharepoint web config files ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

What is the best way to create a Dev & Prod environment in 1 environment

We need to make changes to the design of the site. Unfortunately the client doesn't have the luxury of a Dev environment. What would be the best way to allow the Devs to perform work on a backup of ...
0
votes
1answer
383 views

Cannot delete a web application

I am trying to delete a web application in my SharePoint 2013 environment. The first attempt deleted the database, the application pool, the IIS site... But the I got an error saying An object of ...
7
votes
1answer
8k views

Remove a single user from all site collections in a web application using powershell

Is there a way I can choose to remove a single user from all site collections within a single web application using powershell. There are number of user profiles whose domain account has been blocked ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Manage each levels permissions of all site collections on one webapplication

I have a webapplication with somes sites collections. I want to create a custom level permission "AdminCol"(Site administration without permission to create a sub-site) and apply this level to be ...
0
votes
0answers
35 views

How do I get 2 lists to show next to each other using MVC web- application?

I know how to get one list from SP in my web-application, but I want to display 2 lists that I have in 2 div's. My problem is that Everything disappears when i run them with the code below: var ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Viewing sharepoint page as a content in another web application

For the last 3 days i have searched from internet to get some suggestions and workable example about front end integration of sharepoint content on another web applications. But I couldn't find it. I ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Get SharePoint Web App Url programatilly from WindowsFormTool

I developing a simple Windows Forms Application that using a PowerShell script to add WSP solutions to multiple SharePoint front ends automatically. I am not a SharePoint developer but it's required ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Migration web application on same farm

I have this issue when i migrated web application to another on the same farm " Mount-SPContentDatabase : The attach operation cannot continue because another object in this farm already ...
1
vote
1answer
93 views

Redirect HTTP to HTTPS using IIS is not working

I have a Web Application. Its AAM is as follows- Zone Public URL for Zone Default http://sharepoint:46543 Internet http://abc.something.com Custom https://abc.something.com ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

Authenticate second web application with first web application using current user

I have two different web applications "A" and "B". I have one user who has permission in both applications. How can I login into "B" from "A" using application page silently with current user who ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

MaxQueryLookupFields property in SPWebApplication Class

Can anyone tell what the MaxQueryLookupFields property in SPWebApplication class is for? Edit 1 Gets or sets the maximum number of lookup fields that may be included in a list item query. ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Windows Users Timing Out of SharePoint App

I have a SharePoint application which has Windows and FBA authentication. When a Windows User logs in their session is timing out quick. I want to say 5-10 mins. I have ran ...
1
vote
0answers
17 views

how i can configure my sharepoint web application to only be accessable from https

I'm working on a SharePoint 2013 web application. Currently the web application can be accessed using http only and if I try to access it using https I will get "Page not found" error". Our customer ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Add a Web-Application to SharePoint-Website in IIS

I have a custom webservice (ASMX). I have to add it as a web application to a SharePoint site in IIS which has to be running with a different application pool. I tried it a few times but it is ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

how to use the app pool account in a custom wcf service

Created a WCF service that is hosted in SharePoint and interacts with a SQL database. The site that I'm accessing the service from has kerberos enabled. When I use the service, it is passing my ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

I'm trying to use a newly created search service application but get errors

So we had to create a new search service application due to errors on the original search service application. The new service is working well and crawling everything. However when we tie that service ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Unable to set managed paths to Explicit inclusion (root) SharePoint 2010

I am simply attempting to create a new web application with a site collection that follows the Explicit inclusion (root) convention. No matter which Managed Paths mapping I select the Site Collection ...
29
votes
3answers
20k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
211 views

Port Number of a Web Application on SharePoint 2013

How can I extract a specific web application port number using Powershell?
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Web Application Rename / Migrate with in the same SharePoint Farm?

Current dilemma I face is that a client has a Web Application named http://site1 which is their production Web Application is a SP2013 Farm. In this same Farm they started developing their new ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

How to create a web application with host header?

I'm trying to create a web application with host header in SharePoint 2013 but when I populate the host header field, site collections under that web application are not displayed (404 Error). I ...
1
vote
0answers
57 views

Programmatically created SPWebApplication's WebParts not registered as safe

I am having a frustrating issue with a programmatically created web application in which a programmatically deployed solution's web parts are not registered as safe when adding to a programmatically ...