previous article we have seen how to view the existing web applications using
Each web application inside SharePoint are
configured along with IIS (Internet Information Services). Use the
inetmgr command to view the IIS Manager as shown below:
above highlighted applications represent the SharePoint port 80 web application
and Central Application web application.
Steps in creating
Now we can create the web application inside
our SharePoint instance. New web application can be used to
support a new set of users. For
creating please follow the
Open the Central Administration from Start Menu
and click on Manage Web Applications item.
the appearing window you can see 2 items.
The default web site and
Central Administration site.
The default web site is created on
The Central Administration is the website
which is used by Administrators Ã¢â‚¬â€œ it contains items to manage existing web
sites, create new website and other tasks.
Click on the New
button from Ribbon UI.
you can set the following options:
IIS Web site·
Leave the default values except in the
Security Account in Application Pool.
the Ok button and you will see following busy screen.
Application creation is a time consuming process and may take several
for a while you can see that the new web application is created.
note the port number of our new web application.
In this article we have seen how to create a
new web application using Central Administration.
Please note that
each web application created are created inside IIS for the machine.