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Q#4: How to rename the web site?

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Question:

>>I have a new installation of Sharepoint.  Before we start using it, I would like the site to be more meaningful than http://server08/site.
>>I would like to change the name so that is is something like http://mysite/site.

Answer:

There are several ways of how to rename Web Site. You can use stsadm -o renameweb command. More details are in MSDN article. But this command does't help you if you want to rename the site with the port. For example if you have http://server08:88/site and want to rename it to new name with the default port then the best way is to create the new site, and then use stsadm -o export/import to move the content between sites.

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