Manage master site directory settings

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The master site directory captures all new site collections.

  1. On the top link bar, click Operations.

  2. In the Global Configuration section, click Master site directory settings.

  3. On the Site Directory Settings page, in the Site Directory Path box in the Site Directory Location section, type the path of the master site directory where you want to capture all new site collections (for example, type http://FarmName/sitedirectory).

    You can test the path by clicking Click here to test. The specified master site directory appears in a browser window.

  4. In the Site Creation Metadata section, select the Enforce listing new sites in Site Directory check box if you want to require users to categorize sites when they create new sites.

    If you select this option, select one of the following:

    • No site categories are mandatory. Select this option if you do not want users to be required to categorize new sites.

    • One site category is mandatory. Select this option if you want users to be required to select at least one category for new sites.

    • All site categories are mandatory. Select this option if you want users to be required to select all appropriate categories for new sites.

  5. Click OK.

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