Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
The Web Application Management page uses an Office-like ribbon bar for most of the tasks
concerning web applications (this also means the page can be deceptively complicated in terms
of the settings it can contain under one innocent-looking ribbon bar).
As you can see in Figure 3.42, the center of the page is the list area that displays the existing
web applications. Currently there is only one, Central Administration v4, but we are going to
1. To create a new web application, click the New button on the ribbon bar.
The New button will open a Create New Web Application form box. It has many settings,
so you may want to maximize it. Regardless, unless you have a huge monitor, there will
still be a lot of scrolling. Be prepared. And because the configuration of a web application
has a lot of settings, I’ll do this in pieces, starting with the Authentication and IIS Web
Site sections (Figure 3.43).
Authentication and IIS Web
Site sections for
creating a new web