January 24th, 2007 by obts
From: gkrumova at gmail dot com
Subject: Host Headers for portal sites
Date: 8 Jan 2007 12:59:25 -0800
I really need your help. I will try to explain my problem as brief as possible.
I have the following SharePoint structure
I can specify a host header for the web application, but I don’t know for such a possibility related with the portal sites.
How can i achieve this?
Thank you in advance,
From: “Danne” <dawestman at gmail dot com>
Subject: Re: Host Headers for portal sites
Date: 9 Jan 2007 03:43:48 -0800
A good idea is to make more important sites independent web applications, just as u mentioned below, just not for the access but also for regular maintenance, security, backup/restore and not to forget the overhead view. If you have a site collection with a root site and lots of subsites beneath it i suggest you use the root site as a index where you point out diffrent underlying sites and such creating an eceptable overhead.
I cannot helt you creating hostheaders like that. Infact, i’m not sure if it is possible, funny thing is i really should know, but thats another story.
Oh i almost forgot, you can create an empty web application, use a hostheader and then redirect the web application to the link for the sharepoint site you want a hostheader on. That way you can use hostheaders even far down the structure of a sps site.