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Cannot Login to SP Site from application Server - Login prompt continually

You might be victim of LoopBackCheck. Possible solutions: Bypassing your proxy server for local addresses (Source) Adding a team Web site to the list of trusted intranet sites (Source) SharePoint ...
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Point Host Name Site Collection To Internet

1) Yes. This is possible. The scope of your requirements have not been defined, so if you require anonymous access, I have included links for how to do that. If not, ignore those links. For Anonymous ...
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"List not found" error when deploying WSP to host-named site collection

The only solution to this was to change the dev server to use Host Named Site Collections. We exported the (path based) Site Collection and then reimported it using the Backup-SPSite/Restore-SPSite ...
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https://sp.site.com/bu/dept -> https://dept.site.com

Yesm You can only change the url of the root site collection of HNSC. Here is what technet is describing; The Set-SPSiteUrl cmdlet only applies to the root site collection for a host name that is,...
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How to manage DNS switch for host named site collections

It looks like you do not add/remove/change the URLs. You just use another way how those URLs exist (WebApplication vs. HNSC). So I think you do not have a special challenge compared to a migration ...
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Set-SPSiteUrl : Url {0} already in use!

It could be used in another content database. Check in which content database the site is created and check if it exists in other content databases.
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Change Host Named Site Collection Url

First, Try to change the Site Collection via PowerShell as shown below $site = Get-SPSite -Identity http://sp1 $site.Rename("https://sp1") Second, Make sure that the URL is working first inside the ...
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Sharepoint Farm - How to change Hostname and Ips of the VM's

from this blog "Move SharePoint Farm VMs with Changing Server Name" So below are steps, that can be followed to move SharePoint farm on VM with New name and IP. Clone the APP & WFE server and ...
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Import-SPWeb Into Host Named Site Collection

Managed to get it right somehow. Seems when I was trying to restore it using a SiteCollectionBackup it gave an error: Restore-SPSite: Version String portion was too long or too short. When it gave ...
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Configuring Kerberos with Host-Named Site Collections

Yes, you need an SPN for every hostname site collection URL. Technically, we need a SPN for all the url which leads us to get the web application. Number of SPN depends upon number HNSC collections, ...
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Configure Search Crawl using FBA & Host Named Site Collections

When using HNSCs, you must have NTLM configured on the Default zone your FBA-enabled web app. Additionally, you must also have a site collection that matches the host name of your web application. ...
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Restore backup from one farm to another in same domain: Access Denied

Another question on this site did have my answer. Thought I had tried everything! This worked. https://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/a/125228/43132 $w = get-spwebapplication http://[...
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Configure site to support the URL reference with and without the "www"

Only one URL per zone is allowed for the HNSC collections. this is by design. Now you have two options. Remove the exiting default url and add the new url in default zone Or add the new url into ...
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Creating a Host Named Site Collection with a Managed Path

Managed paths for host-named site collections behave differently from managed paths for path-based site collections. Managed paths for host-named site collections are available to all host-named ...
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Explain like I'm 5. Alternate access Mapping problem

Do you have a DNS entry to point spintranet to that server's IP address? Try to ping spintranet and see if the IP (if any) that you get back is the SharePoint WFE server. Also, you can choose to add ...
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Host Named Site Collections 403 Forbidden Error

For me this was caused by faulty account for the App Pool for just one of the WFE. This is a description of the investigation and eventual cause; After some routine maintenance on our SP2010 SP2 farm ...
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Host Name Site Collection: Connection close

In IIS bindings, you should only have the blank binding you have on first row as SharePoint takes care of this with HNSCs. So remove second binding.
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