Tag - SP2010 Web Applications

How to Create New SharePoint 2010 Web Application and Configuring Claim Based Authentication

In this post I am going to explain how to create new SharePoint 2010 web application and configure claim based authentication for newly created web App.

Please follow these steps:

1. Launch Central Administration.

2. Select the Application Management section from the left menu.

3. In the Web Applications collection, select Manage Web Applications.

4. On the Web Applications tab of the Ribbon, select New.

5. In the New Web Application screen, select Claims Based Authentication.

     6.  Accept all other defaults and click OK. Be patient. The process of creating a new WebApp can take several minutes.

     7. The Application Created screen will be displayed. Read the provided information and click OK.  

New SharePoint 2010 Web Application

    Note:  You cannot switch from claims based authentication to classic mode authentication. It is possible to convert from classic mode authentication to claims based authentication. 

 The following TechNet article explains the CMA to CBA conversion process: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg251985.aspx.


How to extend SharePoint 2010 Web Application

In this post i am going to explain two methods to extend SharePoint 2010 web application that uses classic mode authentication. Method 1: Using Power Shell Run SharePoint 2010 power shall with administrator's right. Steps are simple
  1. click All Programs on the Start Menu
  2. click the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Products option
  3. click the SharePoint 2010 Management Shell option