The ServicePointManager does not support proxies with the scheme.

Nguyen, Tee 106 Reputation points

We had sharepoint 2013 farm. When we create new site collection from Central Admin and enter primary & secondary site collection owner as acme\johndoe, we got the the following error when click OK to create new site collection:

The ServicePointManager does not support proxies with the scheme.

What could be wrong and how to fix this error?


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  1. JoyZ 18,056 Reputation points

    @Nguyen, Tee ,

    I want to confirm more information with you:

    1. Is the user a local domain user?
    2. Have you set up a proxy using
    3. Will this issue still occur when other users are set as site collection administrators?

    You could also check ULS logs or Event logs for further troubleshooting.

    Also, try using powershell to create a site collection and compare the results:

         Add-PSSnapin Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue  
        #Configuration Variables  
        $SiteCollURL = ""  
        $SiteName = "Sales Team Site"  
        $SiteOwner = "Crescent\Salaudeen"  
        $SiteTemplate = "STS#0"  #Team Site Template  
        #Create new Site Collection  
        New-SPSite -URL $SiteCollURL -OwnerAlias $SiteOwner -Template $SiteTemplate -Name $SiteName  

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