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SPWebApplicationBuilder Class

Windows SharePoint Services 3

Creates an SPWebApplication object, providing default settings for all the required values and allowing the caller to change only those properties that need values that are different from the default.


Namespace:  Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration
Assembly:  Microsoft.SharePoint (in Microsoft.SharePoint.dll)

[SharePointPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.InheritanceDemand, ObjectModel = true)]
[SharePointPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, ObjectModel = true)]
public class SPWebApplicationBuilder

The following example uses the SPWebApplicationBuilder to create a new SharePoint Web application on port 999. The example creates and provisions a Web application, and then it creates a new site collection and top-level site at the root.

SPWebApplicationBuilder webAppBuilder = new SPWebApplicationBuilder(SPFarm.Local);
int myPort = 999;
webAppBuilder.Port = myPort;
SPWebApplication newApplication = webAppBuilder.Create();


SPSite mySiteCollection = newApplication.Sites.Add("/", "DOMAIN\\UserAlias", "");


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.