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Host header is a type of web application and site collection setup. A host header example (project.contoso.com) differs from a path based setup (contoso.com/project). Use this tag for host header questions.

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Network Error (dns_server_failure)

Hi created a sharepoint web application and I assigned a host name. I created it both ways, via the UI and via powershell script. I added the host name in the host file. Last week it was working just ...
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SharePoint Server 2016 Web App - 401 Unauthorized

I am running SharePoint Server 2016 with two servers: an application and database server. I have created a new web application and site collection (URL is http://mysite.local/sites/site1) in ...
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Set-SPSiteUrl : Url {0} already in use!

Why is the script below giving me the error that the url {0} already in use? Set-SPSiteUrl (Get-SPSite "http://nonsecuresiteurl") -Url 'https://securesiteurl' -Zone Extranet Set-SPSiteUrl : Url {0}...
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Could not rename this site collection. The URL specified is already in use

I am trying to rename a site collection, using scripts something like this: $site = Get-SPSite http://portal.contoso.com/sites/foo $uri = New-Object System.Uri("https://foo.contoso.com") $...
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How to get data from SharePoint host header site collection to another host header site collection with in same Web application

While Getting data from SharePoint host header site collection to another host header site collection using rest API we are getting 401 unauthorized error. please help. Source URL: http://cph....
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Access sharepoint from asp.net site

This is my senario, I have Sharepoint 2010/2016 environment and asp.net site. Everything is on windows authentication. I would like to access sharepoint 2010/2016 from my asp.net site. Here are few ...
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hostname for BackConnectionHostNames sharepoint 2010 regedit

Environment details - Windows Server 2008R2 and SharePoint 2010 The users are facing repeated login prompts issue when trying to open any SharePoint site. All internet explorer settings are in place. ...
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Cannot Login to SP Site from application Server - Login prompt continually

After Creating new Site Collection root(SPWEB) with Host Header every request made from server (internal) is denied (Popup login Window continually). If requests come from FE (same USER), access is ...
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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" -...
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https://sp.site.com/bu/dept -> https://dept.site.com

I have a web application with a root site collection: https://sp.site.com I have further host named site collections like this: https://sp.site.com/bu/dept1 https://sp.site.com/bu/dept2 https://sp....
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Web Application can't displaying Problem

i have encountered a really strange issue. i have created a new web application and site collection with a custom host header (intranet.contoso.ulo). i followed the steps outline by this guide: http:...
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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 ...
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Using Host header url in Sharepoint 2013: DNS Configuration

I have an issue, I am trying to migrate a sharepoint 2010 to 2013. From the Microsoft documentation I understand I am to replicate all the 2010 settings including url and port number. My 2013 ...
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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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A new shorter URL for a Host-named site collection?

I have a SharePoint 2010 environment that has a Web Application which has 15 site collections. One of the site collection is a Host-named site collection, and its URL is: (http://Sales.Corp.com/). ...
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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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Planning farm migration from SP2010 to SP2013: what should be the new hostname, web application and AAM?

I am reviewing the plan to upgrade from SP2010 to SP2013. We apply Microsoft suggested approach: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc262483(v=office.15).aspx We setup a new SP2013 farm using ...
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creating SharePoint Application in 2013

I want to know how can i create web application with name local.xyz.com on port 80 in SharePoint 2013. Please explain step by step procedure for the same.
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how to crawl a content in host header site collection in sharepoint 2013

I created a host header site collection (ex: http://xyz.com). I went to content sources and added the http://xyz.com and did a full crawl after full crawl is done. when i go and search anything in the ...
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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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Host Header Web Application 404

When I create a site collection using this I always get 404 error, New-SPSite 'http://portal.consto.com' -HostHeaderWebApplication 'http://myserver' -Name "Portal" -Language 1033 -Template 'APP#0' -...
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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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Defining Zones Vs. Defining alternate access mapping Vs. defining host header

What are the major differences between defining Zones (intranet, extranet, etc) AND defining alternate access mapping and defining Host headers. Are these functions aim to provide the same ...
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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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Site collection at root of Wildcard managed path

As discussed here: Can I define a site collection on the root of a wildcard managed path It is simply not possible to have a site collection at the root of a managed path. The workaround is to use an ...
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using host headers with sharepoint

I need to make a development machine, so I have made a web application on port 80, gave it host header: google.sharepoint.com, I just wanted to play with names and see how it will be, so I added a ...
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sharepoint 2010 changes to consider when changing host header

Fellow SharePoint readers, What all I need to consider when changing host header for web application? I found few but willing to listen for more. rebuilt search contents re-index modify scope is the ...
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Have DNS set up, yet unable to access a web application unless it's in hosts file

I'm stuck unable to access a newly created sharepoint 2013 server web application (at portal.spdev.mycompany.com, with host header of same name) unless I have an entry for that web application in the ...
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Host headers for SharePoint foundation

Can we configure host headers for SharePoint Standalone environment? without Active Directory?
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How to solve Sharepoint continuous user login prompting after change host header?

I've a question regarding host header, I'm getting continuous of user login prompting although the Username and Password has entered correctly. It happen after I added in the host header to the ...
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Reuse web app address after migration

I have a web app on a SharePoint 2010 farm, that we use for our internal intranet example “intranet.company.com” We would like to build a 2013 farm, but pilot its development in the early stages so ...
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Sharepoint https and host header

Not a long time ago I was requested to create a new sharepoint web app to host our new portal. Because this portal would be (at the time) our only web app running in this farm and because the boss ...
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Host Named Site Collections - log on twice?

I have a question regarding Host Named Site Collections and the log on process. I'm using SharePoint 2010. Let say I have a web application (https://mainsite.com) hosting a site collection. Under ...
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Best way to force traffic to Web Front End?

I have a SP 2010 farm with a 3-tier structure consisting of 1 DB server, 1 App Server and 1 Web Front End. When I create a Web New Web Application called "Search_WebApp", I notice that it creates the ...
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AAM on External/Internet zone on an FBA webapplication?

I have a web application with FBA configured and have set up AAM's on it: One for Internal users/zone (http://xyz.com) and one for External users/zone (https://xyz.com) I have extended the web ...
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Can we modify an existing site collection to become a host named site collection

I have 2 different site collections hosted on a SharePoint 2010 farm. I have created two different domain names in the DNS pointing to the SharePoint web server. My question is despite reading ...
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Using Sharepoint URL without port number

I have a sharepoint web application like so:http://intranet:8080 I don't want to use port 80. But i want users to type URL http://intranet instead of http://intranet:8080 How can i achieve this? ...
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NetBIOS name of Web Application

This may be a no brainier to some, but i'm stumped and can't get a straight answer as to what the netBIOS name of a web application would be. Is it the same as my host header i created for the web ...
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Set Expires HTTP header for files in RootFolder

Our custom list definition stores some static files in the root folder (and sub-folders). Is there a way to manipulate the HTTP response header for these files to treat them as static (e.g., by ...
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Problems with WebApplication after Host Header name is given [closed]

I have created a Web App with Host Header and created a Site collection in it. There was no error message or any problems pertaining while creating web app or site collection but problem comes when I ...
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Central Admin Access Via hostname:port or Server:port

I went to central admin via the host name (http://portal.company.com:75000) and went to "Site Actions > Site Permissions" then clicked on "Check Permissions" and a dialog box poped up to enter user/...
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How to get host header on which site collection is being hosted?

For example my site collections structure is as follows: http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection1 http://testserver1.com/sites/sitecollection2 http://testserver1.com/sitecollection3 http://...
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Access to host-named site collection in one Web Application

I've created host-named site collection in a Web application by using the following PowerShell: $dbName = "Content_Testing" $aPool = "WebAppPool" $waName = "Web Application Testing" $web = New-...
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How do I properly create & configure a second web application & site collection on the same server?

We have an existing web application and site collection which serves as our main portal. I need to create an additional web application on the same server, and a site collection on it. This will ...
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Host address url not working for SharePoint site?

I have created web application on port 80 in SharePoint with host address like http://subsite.site.com. I checked in IIS server host header was defined in the web site property. When I typed http://...
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My Site links to internal URL

On any Sharepoint 2010 MySites page there is several links at the top. Upon using a people search in the SharePoint front-end, the search results in the MySites web application. Good, everything looks ...
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Host Header Site Collections /w multi tenancy

I basically followed the steps in Spence Harbars Guide http://www.harbar.net/articles/sp2010mt1.aspx do create a multi-tenancy farm with host-header site-collections. For some reason I cannot supply ...
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Whats the difference between host headers and alternate access mappings?

Whats the difference between host headers and alternate access mappings? This is a similar question - What are the differences between extending a web app and adding a host header then adding ...
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Endless prompt for credentials on a web application with host header

I want to create a web application tied to a domain name within my server. Following are the steps I followed: Modified the server host file for www.xyz.com to resolve to localhost I am able to ping ...
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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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