Delete a Web application (Office SharePoint Server Central Administration Help)

Applies To: Office SharePoint Server 2007

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  1. On the top link bar, click Application Management.

  2. On the Application Management page, in the SharePoint Web Application Management section, click Delete Web application.

  3. On the Delete Web Application page, in the Web Application section, if the Web application that you want to delete is not selected, in the Web Application menu, click Change Web Application.

    • On the Select Web Application page, click the Web application that you want to delete.
  4. In the Deletion Options section, under Delete content databases, select either Yes or No.

  5. Under Delete IIS Web Sites, select either Yes or No. Selecting Yes will remove all IIS Web Sites used by this Web application.

  6. Click Delete.