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Web Application and Site Collection

Let's imagine there is no web application to create the site collection, and you will create the site collection directly without creating a web application, In this case, Every site collection ...
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Specified value is not supported for the serverRelativePath parameter

Use ServerRelativeUrl, eq. /sites/site/libraryname/folder/filename.ext. Function returned File object.
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Specified value is not supported for the serverRelativePath parameter

ServerRelativeUrl is everything after domain name but needs to start with /. // url -> https://microsoft.sharepoint.com/teams/<sitename>/<libraryname> var serverRelUrl = context.Web....
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Host header in Sharepoint Web application

The host header is the URL on which the web application will respond. If you specify a host header during the creation of a web application, you'll notice that a binding with the same URL is added in ...
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how do I copy web application from one farm to another in SharePoint 2013

You would need to Create a new Web Application in farm 2 Export solutions* from farm 1 Install solutions in farm 2 Backup content databases belonging to the web application in farm 1 Restore all ...
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Best Practice for hosting mulitple web applications on a single port [ 80 or 443 ] in SharePoint Farm

Since you're on the internal network and run your farm inside a firewall protected area, you should use the same port 80 for HTTP traffic and port 443 for HTTPS traffic. When you create a new web app,...
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Best Practice for hosting mulitple web applications on a single port [ 80 or 443 ] in SharePoint Farm

I strongly recommend to have only one content Web Application on port 443 and one admin Web Application. Then create your site collections as host-named site collections instead of path-based site ...
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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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HTTP 404 Error, the webpage cannot be displayed

I believe there is no error in creating Web Application. Based on this approach I am trying to help. You need to create any Site Collection into it, Web Application cannot be opened directly. You can ...
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Create a new web application (Access Denied for path 80)

When you create a new Web Application you have to add host header name to your webapp. This means that your Web App with the host header name "portal" will have the path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\...
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Best Practice for hosting mulitple web applications on a single port [ 80 or 443 ] in SharePoint Farm

Just to add to Benny's answers: Using port 80 and 443 means you don't have to rely on end users having to type in port numbers Hopefully does not need saying but make sure your host headers are added ...
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Get the size of the web application

Well, the Web Application itself does not really take up much space! It's just an IIS site on each SharePoint server in the farm. All content is stored in the SharePoint Content Databases. Hence, you ...
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Types of Web Applications

Web application in SharePoint is like an IIS site, which you can access it via a url either Http or Https and also you can configure the different authentication method for each web application. A ...
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Procedure to decommission a Web Application on SharePoint 2016

deletion is easy process but housekeeping is little timy. We are following the below steps as a practice for decommission the Web Application: Make Inventory of the Web application data, i.e. Content ...
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Web Application are being created in Application, Front-end and Distributed Cache Server in SharePoint 2016 Min Role Topology

Yes it is expected, By default when you create the web application and use the default value for port number and host information then it pick the Central Admin server's details and URL will be like ...
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Getting into loop when trying to access two SharePoint 2013 web-apps configured to use ADFS

This is probably far too late, but here is my proposed answer. ADFS will use the same fedauth cookie for a signed in user, even if you configured two relying parties separately. That is because it ...
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The context has expired and can no longer be used. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80090317)

Stop the Timer service. To do this, follow these steps: Open Services Right-click SharePoint 2010 Timer, and then click Stop. Close the Services console. In Windows Explorer, locate following folder: ...
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How to get the SharePoint Web Applications Portal Super User Account and Portal Super Reader Account?

Use the following script as mentioned in https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/spjr/2018/02/07/sharepoint-the-complete-guide-to-portalsuperuseraccount-and-portalsuperreaderaccount/ Output super user / ...
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Multiple web applications on same port

No, it may not be a requirement that an existing web application has a host header before you create a new web application that does, however it depends on the configuration. Using SSL, depending upon ...
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Newly created site collection could not be found

Looks like you miss the most important root level site collection. Could you please create the root level site collection on qwe web app. this site should be on "/" path. When you go to Create new ...
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how do I copy web application from one farm to another in SharePoint 2013

Due to customization, most of stuff is manually and required extra steps. Build New Farm( make Sure it should be same version level) Create and Configure the Service Applications Create a New Web ...
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Unable to create Web application in SharePoint 2010

Maybe it's a Kerberos authentication issue that occurs when setting Authentication Provider to (Negotiate). so try to select NTLM and check if it is working. Another reason, the IIS need to be ...
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SharePoint web application port

In a practice Port 80 used for http and 443 for https, But you can use the custom ports as per your requirements. If you are configuring the SSL for Web application then use 443. Here is good guide ...
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Isn't this SharePoint design issue that it resets IIS when ever you deploy a solution?

Actually, there's no such thing as "deploying a Web part to a site collection". You deploy a Web part with a WSP package; WSP packages (at least ones that contain Web parts) are deployed against ...
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Limiting feature to 1 web application

This is happening because the feature files get deployed into the File System and it gets picked up by all web applications. There is no straight forward solution to this problem. The one workaround ...
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Performance Analysis of Sharepoint Web app

There is no performance issue, in fact there is an argument that this actually has less impact as you are only using one app pool instead of two. I do this regularly with host named site collections ...
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Which account Between the mysite App Pool account and the Farm Account to run AppFabric

If you use Farm account, It will give you warning in Health check issues like: the farm account should not be used for other services - Distributed Cache Service You can use domain user for this ...
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Cannot start more than one website in IIS on port 80 - SharePoint 2013

Short answer: Default Web Site is included everytime the IIS feature is enabled on a server, so you don't need it. Simple stop it and then go on with your new web application using port 80. While ...
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