Manage Web Applications In SharePoint 2016 Central Administration - Part Eight

Welcome to an article on how to manage web applications on Central Administration of SharePoint 2016. Here, we will see how the Central Admin controls/manages the web application.

Let’s open Central Admin of SharePoint on your machine. On your Windows desktop screen, click Start >> Administrative Tools >> SharePoint 2016 Central Administration.

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  • Run it as an administrator to have elevated privileges.
  • You will see the screen below.

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  • Central Admin is configured under the categories given below.
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  • You will see Web Applications.
  • Click on "Manage Web Applications".
  • You will see the screen given below.

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  • Here, we can see various options to work with the Web Applications.
  • Let’s see them from left to right in different parts of the article.

We have four categories, where the events have been categorized.

  1. Contribute
  2. Manage
  3. Security
  4. Policy

In part 8, we will see “General Settings” Under "Manage” category.

General Settings

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  1. Select the Web Application >> Mobile Account.
  2. You will see the screen below.

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  • SMS Service
    Provide a URL link to the SMS Service you are going to use.

  • User Name
    Provide a username provided to you by the SMS Service company.

  • Password
    Provide a password.

Once you configure these settings, the web application will use them for sending SMS to users as notifications through the web application.

In this part of managing the Web Application, we saw how to manage the Mobile Account of the web application. There are more features under managing the Web Applications, which we will see in the next article.

Until then, keep reading and keep learning.