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  Asked By: Krista    Date: Aug 21    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 988

I have a url where I host the central admin site


I also have an alternate access mapping so I can use https://


I've set them both as public URL's so I have to put one in the Default
zone (http), and one in the Intranet zone. (https)

My main content site is hosted in the application https://main:443
(public URL, default zone)

It also has an old url I wanted to bring forward as https://old:443 so
people don't have to change their old URL's (public URL Intranet Zone)

I never noticed before but when I log into the Central Admin site from
one URL, the application dropdowns for creating a new site collection
reflect the application that corresponds to the same zone.

is there a substantial difference between logging in to
http://internal:10080 then create a site collection at https://main:443

and logging in to https://internal:10443 then creating a site
collection at https://old:443

They both are accessible from either URL (main, or old) but I want to
make sure nothing is happening in the background that will cause me
trouble later.



1 Answer Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Cade Velazquez     Answered On: Aug 21

It is fine to manage your sites and web apps either way. That's the
whole reason SharePoint has zones. Sounds like you have the process

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