Squadron – Invalid URL Exception & Solutions
Posted by JP on April 1, 2013
While working with the Explorer Add-in, you might receive the following error:
The Web Application object cannot be created using the URL specified.
You can try the following solutions:
1. Open Central Administration & Ensure the URL is correct
Open Central Administration > Manage web applications link
2. Execute the application from a Machine within Farm Environment & using the Farm Account.
In the Farm Machine, you an use CMD.EXE > RUNAS command to start Squadron in Farm Account context.
You can also try the http://localhost url within the farm environment.
Example: runas /user:DOMAIN\USER Application.exe (You will be prompted for Password)
Squadron is a Free SharePoint Administration tool available at http://www.sharepointcto.com.