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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:

Invalid URL!

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Problem

The Web Application object cannot be created using the URL specified.

Solution

You can try the following solutions:

1. Open Central Administration & Ensure the URL is correct

Open Central Administration > Manage web applications link

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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.

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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)

 

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Squadron is a Free SharePoint Administration tool available at http://www.sharepointcto.com.

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