Create an unextended Web site to host the Shared Services Provider

The following procedures creates the Shares Service Provider Web application.

  • On the Central Administration page top navigation, click Application Management.
  • On the Application Management page, in the SharePoint Web Application Management section, click Create or extend Web application.
  • On the Create or Extend Web Application page, in the Select Create New or Extend Existing section, click Create a new Web Application.
  • On the Create New Web Application page, do the following:
  • In the IIS Web Site section, select Create a new IIS web site and do not change the default information. However, make sure to note the port number associated with the new site. This will enable you to choose the correct site later when you are setting up the Shared Service Provider.

 Note   If you choose to edit the port number, please choose any non-used port other then 80.

  • In the Security Configuration section, under Authentication provider, select either Negotiate (Kerberos) or NTLM, depending on your network configuration. If you are uncertain, contact your network administrator.
  • In the Application Pool section, select Create new application pool.
  • Select Configurable, and then, in the User name and Password boxes, type the user name and password of the farm administrator.

Do not change any of the other default entries on this page, and then click OK. After the unextended Web site is completed, in the Application Created page select Return to the Central Administration home page.

Next: Create an extended Web site to host the SharePoint team site


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