Web applications management in SharePoint Server
Summary: Learn how to manage web applications in a SharePoint Server 2016 or SharePoint Server 2013 farm.
The following articles describe how to create and manage web applications in a SharePoint Server farm. These articles are written for farm administrators who will operate SharePoint Server. The articles also describe how to manage permissions and permission policies for a web application.
|Manage permissions for a web application in SharePoint Server
||Learn how to manage permissions for web applications in SharePoint Server.
|Manage permission policies for a web application in SharePoint Server
||Learn how policies provide a centralized way to configure and manage a set of permissions that applies to only a subset of users or groups in a web application.
|Manage anonymous access for a web application in SharePoint Server
||Learn how to manage anonymous access to sites and site collections within a web application.
|Extend claims-based web applications in SharePoint
||Learn how to extend an existing claims-based SharePoint Server web application into a new zone to surface content to different types of users.
|Define managed paths in SharePoint Server
||Learn how to add a managed path for a web application in SharePoint Server.
|Cache settings operations in SharePoint Server
||Learn about the available caches and the settings that can be configured for the BLOB cache, cache profiles, and object cache settings in SharePoint Server.