Anonymous authentication allows any user to access public content without providing information about the user's identity. The user is not challenged for user name or password, but may be tracked by means of cookies and session state.

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Enable Anonymous Access to Subfolder Containing Handlers

I have a folder in an application that I would like available to the public. For example: /_layouts/Handlers/Public/MyHandler.ashx I found this question that says I should enable anonymous access ...
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How to enable anonymous access to page in sharepoint 2010?

I have a SharePoint site which contains two pages. I don't want to enable anonymous access for the home page of this site but I do want to do it for the other pages it contains. How is this done?
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Anonymous access to pages

I would like to give anonymous access to pages. So, for that I have given anonymous view items permission to pages list. So, all pages are anonymously accessible. I have group name "GrpTest". The ...
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Anonymous document library prompts for credentials

I have given anonymous access on document library (Not on entire website). by following the below steps i given anonymous access, Enabled the anonymous access to the Web application from Central ...
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Grant Anonymous access on SharePoint 2013 site

I'm using the SharePoint 2013 of the new office 365, and I'm experiencing some troubles to grant access to the anonymous users to the website. I want to make the SharePoint site public like if it was ...
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Set permissions on list item for anonymous user through workflow

I am facing a problem which I do not find solution. Here is my scenario: I have a list associated workflow. This list is accessible to the public (anonymous users) When the field status of the ...
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How to avoid authentication prompt when opening XLSX document on anonymous site?

I have a SharePoint 2013 that is setup in anonymous mode (at the web app level and then at the site level; the Entire Web site is being exposed as anonymous). I then have the "lock-down mode" feature ...
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Anonymous Users cannot open XLSX/PPTX files from a SharePoint 2010 document library

Scenario :- Environment :- SharePoint 2010 we have a Site Collection and sub-site which has complete Anonymous Access and all the Document Libraries under the sub-site are given View Items ...
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Accessing UserProfile information Annonymously

I am trying to run a piece code to figure out if a user has a MySite or not. Following is the code: UserProfileManager profManager = new UserProfileManager(); UserProfile profile = profManager....
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Anonymous Access Users cannot see lookup values between lists and libraries

I have a document library which uses lookup fields from other lists in the properties of the of the document. I then use the lookup field to group the documents. For authenticated users, the list of ...
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List/library view web parts can not be viewed by anonymous users if XSL is applied

The institution I work for has their public-facing website built in SharePoint 2010. We are working on upgrading it to 2013. On our 2013 test server I have an issue where anonymous users can't see ...
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Give anonymous access to explicit page in document library

I have the following situation (SharePoint 2010): A document library contains publishing pages. Anonymous access is enabled. The publishing pages are separeted in folders. Now i have the situation ...
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Anonymous access required for FBA?

I read in a book that "Anonymous access is a requirement for FBA; otherwise, users never see the logon page." Is it really so? In my experience this is not true as I have a FBA web application and I ...
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Search is not working for anonymous users in SharePoint 2013

I have implemented search in my SharePoint 2013 site. It is returning an error as "Sorry Something went wrong" for anonymous users. I have also done full crawling for the site after enabling the ...
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Using Rest API for the anonymously accessible SharePoint website having _vti_bin blocked

When learning how to Secure anonymously accessible SharePoint website, I went through this article in http://www.c-sharpcorner.com To increase security, one should enable lockdown mode and also ...
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Anonymous user asked for credentials when file is accessed direclty using URL for anonymous access enabled site

I have one site collection which is anonymous access enabled. An anonymous user can access entire web. There is one document library where all PDFs are stored. If I click from document library the ...
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Regarding Blog-subsite in Office 365 Public Facing site

It would be great if any one help/suggest . Regarding public facing site in O-365 . Can we create a Blog-site in O-365 and can we provide it anonymous access . Thank You..!!
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How to use the same design template for (LoggedIn Template, Anonymous Template)

I need to set up a design template for all types of users, such as an anonymous user sees the same design as a registered. How to do?
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SharePoint 2013 website allow anonymous user to submit form

We have a public SharePoint 2013 Website and wanted to implement a custom form where anonymous users can contact us. We implemented a custom Visual WebPart and work when logged on the site but ...
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Restricting access to contents in “_vti_bin” for both authenticated as well as anonymous users

As per a new security standard implemented by my organization I need to restrict access to the /_layouts/15/_vti_bin/lists.asmx for both authenticated as well as anonymous users. I am thinking of ...
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SharePoint 2010 Anonymous using SOAP 1.2 always leads to login prompt

SharePoint server has Anonymous Access configured, everything is working fine. But when I try to connect from SOAP 1.2 client it asks for credentials (401 Forbidden), moreover it asks for NTLM ...
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Anonymous access to SharePoint resource returns 401 Unauthorized if Content-Type header is soap+xml

There is a simple handler created, hosted in SharePoint site. For that handler and for affected lists Anonymous Access is configured. Everything is working smoothly when I submit a POST request ...
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SharePoint web site asking for authentication in iOS and Apple mobile phones

We published our web application to the internet and it has publishing featureless enabled. I edited the compact.browser file in this path: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<web ...
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Migrated Site changes permissions on lists, anonymous access doesn't work

So we use SPServices to pull information from list to display on different pages. When we were making a new website to replace an old one, we created it as a subsite of our dev site. We didn't have ...
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Disable “Require Use Remote Interfaces permission” using power shell

I want to disable "Require Use Remote Interfaces permission" of web application using power shell script.
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CSOM with Anonymous sites in .NET aspx page

I have a .Net web application and I'm creating a aspx page there. In that page I want to access a SharePoint website and download an image from images library. Note: My SharePoint site is enabled for ...
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Anonymous Search Error

Searching Anonymously returns no results. I have the QueryParameterTemplate.xml setup correctly. Call: /_api/search/query?querytext='*'&querytemplatepropertiesurl='spfile://webroot/...
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How to allow sharepoint users to comment on blogs as anonymous?

I have blog create for my staff in sharepoint. The staff are all users. But when they comment on some posts, they want to comment as anonymous. Is there a way for it without an external solutions?
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Configuring asset picker for anonymous user

I am creating a public facing web site and part of the project is to allow user to pick excel file from document library for some data calculation. But the problem is whenever some anonymous user ...
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How to implement forms being accessed by anonymous users on SharePoint. Current forms on PHP, mySQl server

We have a current implementation of forms written in PHP with MySQL as back end. We are currently looking to move away from this implementation onto SharePoint online, due to the administrative costs ...
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SharePoint 2013 Users not being added to User Information List

I have a SharePoint 2013 anonymous site.If I add a user to any group then those users are added to User Information List but new users when they log in to the site (who are not given explicit ...
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SEO Properties not Available for Anonymous Users

I have a public SharePoint site. Anonymous users can not see seo properties like description, keywords etc. Can you help me please?
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Anonymous site with Form Based Authentication is showing login page

I have a site with Anonymous access and Form Based authentication enabled. When a user opens website (site page for e.g. about us, contact us), it shows that screen where user has to choose whether ...
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Content Search Webpart and anonymous users

I'm having a Content Search Webpart in my publishing page (SharePoint 2013) searching for contacts in a contact list depending on a field value on the publishing page (field of type managed metadata). ...
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Enable form based authentication for subsite

I have an internet site on which anonymous access is enabled. There is a subsite in which I want to enable form based authentication. Is it possible? As I understand I need to enable FBA for web ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity error for anonymous users when accesing external list

I have created an external content type which displays the data from the SQL table. And the external list's data I am displaying the web part. The site is to be made available to the anonymous users. ...
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Allow anonymous access for a single web service

I've created a simple custom WCF service in SharePoint. ITicketingClientService.cs: using System.ServiceModel; namespace TicketingSystem.Core.ClientService { [ServiceContract] ...
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anonymous access in sharepoint 2013

i am new at sharepoint administration, so my question should be simple enough for the experts. i have a sharepoint Site done everything in it and works fine with windows authentication, now i extended ...
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Result Block and Anonymous User

I have a result block to show set of documents above the core results and this is working fine for authenticated users. I'm facing an issue when I tried searching as an anonymous user the result is ...
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Authorization rule, web config, multiple web applications

I want to restrict anonymous access to "layouts" and "vti_bin" folder, I am using following settings in web.config file. <location path="_layouts"> <system.web> <authorization> ...
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Elevated Content Search for anonymous

I need to create a search web part with Visual Studio for SharePoint 2013 On-Prem that enables anonymous users to search for Items and People which they may have no accessed to (Example: The List is ...
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Workflow anonymous form

I am creating my first workflow in SharePoint 2010. The workflow will start by the receptionist when she adds an item to the list. The list will be sent to an anonymous user by email to fill up his/...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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Anonymous users prompted to sign in to add a comment to blog post

We want to add a blog to our website and need to allow anonymous users to post comments. I have obviously shared to anonymous users and gave them the post, edit, view, delete permissions. Our server ...
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Annonymous access to a page without enabling anonymous authentication on site

I have developed a visual webpart and want to add it on a page. The page containing the Webpart should be accessed anonymously. I cannot enable anonymous authentication at the web application level. ...
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JSOM for anonymous users

I am writing a public facing web site in sharepoint 2010 and using JSOM to access data from lists, Things are working and now trying to deploy on production server, server has strict security settings ...
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Upload for non-users, e.g. to drop a large email attachment into a users one drive folder

Is there a way to create a site/page where anybody (also non-users) can upload a file directly into a folder (let'S call it "inbox") without first logging in but after entering the receipient user's ...
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Deployed list doesn't allow anonymous add

I've built a list in Visual Studio that doesn't quite do what I want it to when I deploy it to the server. Anonymous users should be able to add items to the list, so I put the following in my event ...
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How to approve the content of list or library that were present before configuring the approval workflow

How to approve the content of list or library that were present before configuring the approval workflow. Or change the status of all metadata of the list for the worlflow status.
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Anonymous access to public site documents in Sharepoint 2013

I have a 2013 SharePoint site that was recently converted from 2010. This is a public site with anonymous access. On the site there are documents that people need read rights to. In 2010 this was no ...