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disable top level site collection

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 29, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I saw some compaies when they created sharepoint web application, they do not create a top level site collection.  thety created site collections under managed path. For example, the sharepoint web app called http://MyCompanyNmae.com. users can not access http://MyCompanyNmae.com directly. Instead they have to access through






Why they disable the top level site collection? for what purpose?


Thanks in advance,  


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