So far, we had our MySite setup in the same web application as our intranet (http://ourintranet), and had it located under the URL http://ourintranet/my. No personal sites were allowed, we are basically just serving Profiles and Newsfeeds.

We wanted to move the MySite to its own WebApp, so we created a new web application with the URL http://mysite (AAM & IIS bindings are all set up for both http://mysite as well as the FQDN), created a new site collection at the root with the MySite Host template, and lastly updated Central Admin to use http://mysite as the new host.

What happens now is when I go to My Profile, or even when I enter http://mysite in the browser, I still get redirected to http://ourintranet/my

We have the exact same setup in our test environment (with http://mysitedev and http://ourintranetdev) where it's working perfectly. No IIS resets or any other restarts have been done.

Is there anything that we are missing?

  • What is the location of your "Public Site Redirect" on your Profile? Commented May 10, 2012 at 10:42
  • had a similar issue - I deleted all cookies in the browser and it sorted it out
    – user41672
    Commented Apr 24, 2015 at 7:40

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Verify that My Site settings in User Profile Service Application are set to point to this correct My Site location (My Site Settings --> Setup My Sites --> My Site Host).

Verify that you don't have multiple WFE's in production that would have conflicting settings in terms of IIS bindings.

Verify trusted My Site host location doesn't include the old host location. Details

  • Thanks Jussi. My Site location is set up correctly. We have 1 WFE only, so there aren't any conflicts here.
    – Modery
    Commented May 9, 2012 at 5:23
  • Added one more thing to check above.
    – Jussi Palo
    Commented May 10, 2012 at 7:42
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    It was the Trusted My Site host location! Thanks Jussi!
    – Modery
    Commented May 10, 2012 at 11:41

I'm having the similar issue after migrating from SP2010 to 2013. Check this post:


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    Commented Mar 14, 2013 at 19:43

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