[Solved] Request timed out error while Creating New Web Application through SharePoint 2016 Central Administration

In this article, we will discuss how to resolve the below error while creating a new web application in SharePoint 2016. Recently after installing SharePoint 2016, when I tried to create a new SharePoint web application through SharePoint 2016 central administration, But after some time, it gave error as: “Sorry, something went wrong, Request timed out”.

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what is a web application in SharePoint 2016

Request timed out error while Creating New Web Application in SharePoint 2016

To resolve the issue we have to change the Shutdown Time Limit of the application pool.

Click window+r in the system. Type intmgr in the search box like below. Click on OK.

Sorry, something went wrong, Request timed out
Sorry, something went wrong, Request timed out

This will open Internet Information Service(IIS) Manager page. Expand TSINFOTECH(TSINFO\Administrator) which appear on the left side.

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not able to create new web application in SharePoint 2013

Select the Application Pools which is under TSINFOTECH(TSINFO\Administrator).

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create new web application SharePoint 2016 PowerShell

Select one Application Pools and right click on that we can able to see “Advanced Settings”. Click on “Advanced Settings”. From the right side navigation, we can also directly click on “Advanced Settings”.

powershell script to create web application in sharepoint 2013
PowerShell script to create web application in SharePoint 2013

In the “Advanced Settings,” we can able to see Shutdown Time Limit (seconds) option. By default the time will be 90 seconds, increase that to 300 seconds.

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create web application PowerShell

Otherwise, we can change the “Idle Time-out Reached” which is present under the “Generate Process Model Event Log Entry“. Change the “True” option to “False“.

PowerShell script to create web application in SharePoint 2016
PowerShell script to create web application in SharePoint 2016

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In the above article, we will discuss how to resolve the Request Timed out issue while creating a new web application in SharePoint 2016.

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