Creating a site collection
The web application that we just created serves as the frame or scaffolding of our site collection. It is only the bare bones. Now, we need to give it some flesh so it will take some form and functionalities. To do that, we need to create a site collection.
Perform the following steps for creating site collection:
- Before you click on the OK button on the confirmation message after creating the web application, you might have noticed the link that says Create Site Collection. Click on that link.
- That displays the Create Site Collection dialog box. Type SQL Reporting Collection on the Title field.
- On Web Site Address, select /sites/ for the site prefix. And type SQLReporting on the Site Name field.
- On the Template Selection ...