The Application Management page, shown in Figure 6.2, contains those tasks directly related to the management of site collections, sites, web applications, and service applications. It is subsequently a page where an administrator can spend a great deal of time during the initial configuration of SharePoint 2010.
Figure 6.2. Exploring SPCA options on the Application Management page.
The first category on the page deals specifically with web applications and includes the following links:
• Manage Web Applications— Simply lists the web applications in the farm and their URLs ...