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Change MySite Web application

Posted by fillzephyr on April 20, 2009


When first My site is created its url is http://moss:23478/ I want to change to something good url name like http://Mysite . So I had done following steps.

Create a Web Application:

Go to

Central Administration > Application Management > Create or Extend Web Application > Create New Web Application

IIS Web Site:

Create a New IIS website Description: Mysite

Port: 80

Host Header: Mysite

Path: C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\mysite

Security Configuration:

Authentication Provider: NTLM

Allow Anonymous: No

Use SSL: No

Load Balance Url: http://Mysite:80

Application Pool:

Create New Application Pool:

Application Pool Name: Sharepointpool_mysite

Configurable:

Username: farmadmin

Password: **********

Restart Manually

Database Name and Authentication:

Database Server: XYZ

Database Name: WSS_CONTENT_MYSITE

Hit OK

Create A Site Collection:

Go to

Central Administration > Application Management > Create Site Collection

Web application: http://mysite

Title: Mysite

Website Addresses: http://mysite / (root site)

Select a Template: Enterprise > My Site Host

Username: Farmadmin

Select a Quota Template: No Quota

Hit OK

Create Managed Paths:

Go to

Central Administration > Application Management > Defined Managed Paths

Web Application: http://mysite

Add a New Path:

Path: personal

Type: wildcard inclusion

(Check url)

Hit OK

Modify SSP Settings for My sites:

Go to

Shared Services Administration: Shared services > My Site Settings


Personal site services:

Personal site provider: http://mysite

Personal site Location:

Location: personal

Hit OK

Now go and click on My site Links on the top and it will create your personal site using:

http://mysite/personal/username

Reference:

http://blogs.msdn.com/cjohnson/archive/2006/09/15/754902.aspx

Thanks

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4 Responses to “Change MySite Web application”

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  2. Anonymous said

    Hi Sree,
    Can you please check whether the mysite site is created under iis manager.If it is created try to open the site from iis manager console. Also try to open the site using FQDN Url.If it throws any error please let me knwo . send me your email id so i can help you out.

    Regards.

  3. Sreedhar said

    HI fillzephyr,

    I did the same above steps but i was unable to open the new URL “http://mysite” After “Create Managed Paths:” Steps when i click on Check URL it is not diplaying the page it self. Please help me on this.

    Thanks in advance,
    Sree

  4. Sreedhar said

    HI fillzephyr,

    I did the same above steps but i was unable to open the new URL “http://mysite” After “Create Managed Paths:” Steps when i click on Check URL it is not diplaying the page it self.

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