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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How to prevent sharepoint login dialog when developing webparts?

While developing sharepoint webparts, I have realized that sometimes, accessing SPContext variables prevents the webpart from being accessed anonymously and wrapping them in a ...
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How to allow anonymous access to SharePoint branding for a restricted site

I have a user portal with a custom login screen. You must have an account to access any content other than the login page. I'd like to re-use the current branding that exists in our SharePoint, i.e. ...
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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 Users prompted to login for friendly url

I have a SharePoint site with anonymous access enabled for some pages. All the pages on the site use Friendly URLs. However, occasionally anonymous users will be prompted to log in when trying to ...
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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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JSOM Anonymously CAML query list items

I am attempting to query a list using CAML via JSOM and am getting the error message The method "GetItems" of the type "List" with id "{GUID}" is blocked by the administrator on the server. I have set ...
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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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User Profile Creation for Anonymous User throws Null Reference Exception

I am trying to create a User Profile when an anonymous user registers on my FBA web application. The below CreateUserProfile() method is being called during the register event. It works well in ...
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Microsoft Office 365 Sharepoint issue

When I am logged in through the edit mode my web part (Summary link webpart) displays fine. However when logged out the Summary link webpart displays the error below: Unable to display this Web ...
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Anonymous user when subscribing to RSS feeds for a List on an Internet facing site throws “An unexpected error has occurred”

I have an Internet facing SharePoint 2010 site collection which has anonymous access enabled, the list is set to view items for anonymous users. The anonymous users can view the list, but when you ...
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Anonymous Search Results Cache

Is it possible to change the default time limit the anonymous search results cache? I believe the default value is 15 minutes, but I would like to change this value. Is there a PowerShell command I ...
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Grant Anonymous Access to Lists/Libraries at Office 365

Is there some way I could grant anonymous access on a public sharepoint site? I know that most of you would say that I just had to set this website to online (he is still set as offline), but my ...
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How to show quick launch items for Anonymous users?

I have an issue with the quick launch with regards to anonymous users. I have set up my web application and site to allow anonymous read access. All of the libraries, lists, and subsites have this ...
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Secure few pages in document library which has anonymous site collection

My site collection is anonymous and have few pages in Site Pges document library . I want to make 2-3 pages restricted and should be accessible for users anonymously . How do i do this ?
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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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SharePoint 2013 allow anonymous user to submit form public website

we have a public facing SharePoint 2013 Website and wanted to implement a custom form where anonymous users can subscribe for a newsletter. We implemented a custom visual webpart which worked nice in ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 Anonymous Access Required

I have stumbled over a problem that doesn't seem to have a clear answer according to all documentation and forum threads I've found. According to this, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758431, in ...
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SharePoint Online Public Site Online Still Sending browsers to Portal

I have customised a SharePoint public site and have marked it as online when I click the link to browse the online site it returns me to the 365 portal login screen. I have checked that Anonymous ...
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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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How Can I Incluse a js file in a Sharepoint MasterPage

I am newbie about developing with sharepoint and recently, my boss has assigned me a task, so I had to create a list in sharepoint and that list should be accessed by anonymous users. So far ...
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SharePoint 2013 anonymous access disable auth prompt for unpublished image

We are using SP2013 for a public facing internet site, which entails turning on anonymous access and using publishing sites. The problem is we have internal users who add content to the site and they ...
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Anonymous Access

I am trying to set up anonymous access for a sub site on SharePoint 365. We are not hosting this on our own server yet with Microsoft. I have looked high and low from forums telling me how to setup ...
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The server could not complete your request : Opening a site in SharePoint 2013 designer

I work in SharePoint Designer 2013. I want to open my site I received the following error. Then I clicked "Details". But details are empty. I researched same issue on the net and I found this ...
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Anonymous Authentication doesn't work in SharePoint 2010 Extended application

Am new to SharePoint, Am not a SP developer, i do only administration. My question is very simple and straight regarding configuring a SP application in SP2010. I created a default application with ...
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SharePoint 2013 external site redirecting to internal FQDN

I have setup my SharePoint 2013 server with external access via AAM using the external FQDN as the default and the internal one as 'Intranet' I can access the site externally using anonymous access ...
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People Picker Control with Anonymous Access

SP2010 Visual C# Web Part. How can I allow Anonymous users the ability to use the People Picker control? I have already tried the typical RunWithElevatedPrivileges but continue to get "The control is ...
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Why are my filter dropdowns in document library not populated with data when using anonymous access?

I have an issue with a public SharePoint 2007 site with anonymous access. I have a page where I have a list view web part to display a document library. My issue is when I click on the column ...
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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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Why can't anonymous users see what a regular read user sees?

Regular read user: Anonymous user: I get why they wouldn't have any way to edit anything, but how come they don't see the quick launch or the doc lib web part? What can they see / do?
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PageLayout not rendering for Anonymous Users

I have an external SharePoint Online site. The issue I am having is that the Page Layout I'm using does not render at all for anonymous users. My Masterpage renders fine and the Page Layout works ...
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is anonymous user form javascript

I'm using sp2010 I have computability problem with IE7 ,where a piece of the ribbon left in top of the screen. I want to remove it if the user come to the anonymous website with JavaScript. My ...
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SharePoint 2013. why Anonymous user Identity need to be 'IUSR'?

Environment: SharePoint 2013, IIS 8. No images and CSS displayed in the Central Admin. In firebug, its authentication failure. I checked in the IIS, the Anonymous user Identity was set to ...
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SharePoint 2013 - AppStore with Anonymous Authentication

I want to use the SharePoint 2013 App Store with SharePoint hosted apps and anonymous authentication. My SharePoint works fine excpt the anonymous access to SharePoint sites with apps. Is there ...
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Enabled the anonymous access for entire site collection but getting access denied on list /libraries

I am using a Team Site template with Publishing feature Enabled. When user is trying to access the homepage, it is working as expected. But when they trying to access any List / Libraries they simply ...
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Anonymous access in cross-site publishing scenario leads to login prompt (401)

I have published a pages library via cross-site publishing. The catalog was published with the "Allow anonymous access" setting enabled. In a separate public-facing web application there is a ...
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Sharepoint2010 Site is not opening in Mobile

I am having site in Sharepoint2010,it is working fine in all browser. but when i open it in Mobile it shows me : 401 Unauthorize access. I have Anonymous Access checked on this site from central ...
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How to make taxonomy picker accessible for anonymous users?

I have a visual web part in which I have placed one taxonomy picker control to select the managed metadata for user. The web part is going to be accessed by the anonymous users. But when as an ...
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Anonymous access to NewForm in Sharepoinn 2007

I have a problem with anonymous access to for example NewForm of a list in SP2007. I have enabled anonymous access in SP, and it is working on for main page. I have enabled anonymous access to the ...
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How to prevent IE from logging me in by default?

I'm trying to test the anonymous version of my SharePoint portal, but every time I log-out and close the browser, when I reopen the browser, I'm logged back into the portal (automatically). How do I ...
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SharePoint web application is asking for user/password

I just created a new web application on port 80 with anonymous access enabled. Web application is using host header portal which is also defined in IIS under "Bindings". I have also created a site ...
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REST ListData service and anonymous authentication

I’ve been trying to use ListData.svc to get a REST feed from a list (actually a pages library) using something like: ...
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Core.js and other JS prompt authentication in anonymous site - MOSS

I've troubleshooting a sympton in our sharepoint farm that is causing me some headaches. After enabling the hidden feature "ViewFormPagesLockDown" in a anonymous SharePoint site, our site collection ...
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How to restrict access to a page or folder in a SharePoint site with anonymous access?

I would like to restrict access to specific parts of my SharePoint site that has anonymous access enabled. For example, everyone can access the entire site, but I want a page to only be accessible to ...
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SharePoint 2013 and anonymous access problem

We run into following problem: We have application, that makes authenticated calls to sharepoint 2013 REST services (PUT and GET). Everything works well, when anonymous access is turned off. But we ...
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Enable anonymous access in SharePoint 2010 not working, can't access my SharePoint site anonymous

I have tried to enable anonymous access in SharePoint 2010 for quite a while now, but it just won't work. I have followed many of the guides out there to enable anonymous access, eg Enable Anonymous ...
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how to authenticate and login to sharepoint 2010 programmatically?

When you are accessing SharePoint site anonymously, you can easily click on the Login link and based on your authentication type either you are prompted for credentials or will be redirected to the ...
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Claim Based authentication on SharePoint 2013 and “Integrated Security”

I have a problem with a SharePoint 2010 application that now runs on SharePoint 2013. The application has been converted and seems to have no problem "from a code" point of view. The problem comes ...
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add under anonymous user listitem, but set created by field with an existing user?

I have a form with some fields like name, lastname, address, phonenumber etc. This page is accessable for anonymous users. The code behind is adding a new listitem under administrator privalidges. ...
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enabling anonymous users to SharePoint 2013

I am trying to enable anonymous users to access the site or maybe some pages on the site and I have made the regular steps, but still it is not working. I have enabled anonymous on the web ...