After receiving a handful of emails requesting us to come with more SharePoint 2010 How to posts, we are back on popular demand. So what we have lined up for you in this post? Well, a small but useful steps to perform when you find yourself having extended a web application to wrong zone. Yes, you are right. There is no direct option in SharePoint 2010 to undo the mistake. So what option do we have at our disposal? Find out after the break.
Delete Extended SharePoint site
So here is what needs to be done. There is no direct option provided by Microsoft to change the zone. The only option you have at your disposal is to delete the extended site and extend it again and this time don’t forget to select the current zone. Steps to do this are as follows:
Step 1 – Launch Sharepoint 2010 Central Administration.
Step 2 – Click Manage web applications link under the Application Management section.
Step 3 – Select the web application whose extended app’s zone is to be changed , click Delete from the ribbon.
Step 4 – From the menu that pops down, select Remove SharePoint from IIS Web Site.
Step 5 – A modal dialog will appear before you. Select the IIS website with the wrong zone configured.
Step 6 – Make sure that Delete IIS web sites radio button is check to Yes.
Step 7 – Click OK and you are good to go.
Step 8 – Now you can extend the desired web application and this time please make sure that the correct zone is selected.
So this is how you can go about blocking a faulty Sandboxed Solution in Sharepoint 2010. For more Sharepoint related stuff, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter, Facebook and subscribe to our RSS Feed.
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