SharePoint Setup Part-7

44. Creating Web Application for Portal Site (If you are restoring from backup using Central Administration Backup and Restore utility then no need to create Web Application from here)

a. Click Application Management -> Create or Extend a New Web Application


b. Create a New Web application


c. Enter Port number (Can use 80 or different port number)

d. Leave Security and Load balance sections as is


e. In the Application pool section change the Application pool name (Optional)

f. Enter user id and password for administrator

g. Leave the remaining sections as is and click OK


h. When you receive confirmation that web application is created

i. Click Start -> Run -> CMD

ii. Enter IISRESET and press enter


45. Creating a Site Collection or MOSS Portal

a. From Application Management -> Create a Site Collection

b. Select web application from the web application drop down.

c. Enter Portal Title and Description

d. Select Publishing -> Collaboration Portal


e. Enter Primary and secondary owners

f. Finally Click OK

g. You will receive this message when site is created


h. Click on the link to open the site.


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