We help IT Professionals succeed at work.
Get Started

Sharepoint 2010 and Wildcard inclusion question

Brandon_V
Brandon_V asked
on
679 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-05
Hey everyone, I currently have a 2007 environment where the URL would be http://portal.abc.com and then the company uses one site collection for everything so purchasing is http://portal.abc.com/purchasing for their URL as it's all one site collection.

We're moving to sharepoint 2010 and what I'd like to do is split up the site collections so there is multiple databases to break things up a bit. the problem is when i set the landing page to explicit inclusion for the path if i want to make the purchasing portal it'd have to be http://portal.abc.com/sites/purchasing instead of http://portal.abc.com/purchasing. Now my issue is we have certain applications that look for http://portal.abc.com/purchasing and if I set the main site to wildcard inclusion I can set the home page to http://portal.abc.com/home but the issue is if I go to http://portal.abc.com i basically get a error that says;
HTTP/1.1 200 OK Server: Microsoft-IIS/7.5 Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 11:55:27 GMT Connection: close

Do you guys know a way to make it so if someone types in http://portal.abc.com they would get redirected to http://portal.abc.com/home so people can easily find the home page as well that would like me create the http://portal.abc.com/purchasing (and all other department URL's)
Comment
Watch Question
Sr. System Engineer
Top Expert 2012
Commented:
This problem has been solved!
Unlock 1 Answer and 1 Comment.
See Answer
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE