SharePoint 2016 site settings 404 file not found error

Ross, Murray 1 Reputation point


I'm currently configuring my new SharePoint, and after creating a view, all of a sudden the SharePoint has started to throw a '404 file not found' error when I try to click the button for 'site settings'. However, when change the URL from 'https' to 'http', it lets me access the settings on an unsecured connection. Is there a way to remedy this so it accepts the secure https connection?

Any help would be great!


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  1. CaseyYang-MSFT 10,321 Reputation points

    Hi @Ross, Murray ,

    You could try following steps to change a SharePoint web application from HTTP to HTTPS.

    1.Add HTTPS Binding for the SharePoint Web Application

    IIS Manager > select your web application > Bindings... > Adds...

    2.Configure Alternate Access Mapping

    Central Administration > Application Management > Configure alternate access mappings > Edit Public URLs > the HTTPs URL in any of the Zone like “Intranet”

    For Reference:

    How to Change a SharePoint Web Application from HTTP to HTTPS step by step
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