Remove Extended Zone using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013

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In this post we will discuss how to remove Extended Zone using PowerShell in SharePoint 2013.

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Here we will remove the intranet zone using this PowerShell command.

Get-SPWebApplication http://webapplicationurl | Remove-SPWebApplication -Zone “Intranet”

If the error message happen like below given the message —

“Remove-SPWebApplication : An object of the type Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPIisWebsiteUnprovisioningJobDefinition named “Unprovisioning SecretZone” already exists under the parent Microsoft.SharePoint.Administration.SPWebService named “”. Rename your object or delete the existing object.

At line:1 char:24
+ Remove-SPWebApplication <<<< http://webapplicationurl -Zone “intranet”
+ CategoryInfo : InvalidData: (Microsoft.Share…PWebApplication:
SPCmdletRemoveSPWebApplication) [Remove-SPWebApplication], SPDuplicateObjectException
+ FullyQualifiedErrorId : Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPCmdletRemoveSPWebApplication”

Resolve this error using these Steps:
1. Go to Central Administration
2. Click on Monitoring link
3. Go to Review job definition’s.
4. Now Scroll to the bottom and click the forward arrow.
5. Now you look for “Unprovisioning web application”.
6. Now you delete it.

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About Navneet Singh

I am Navneet Singh, Working at C3it software solutions pvt. ltd. in Pune. My core skills are SharePoint 2013, Office 365, SharePoint 2010, SharePoint Designer, SharePoint Designer Workflow, Nintex Workflow, Infopath, Webpart, CSOM/SSOM, Power-shell, C#, ASP.NET and SQL Server.

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