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 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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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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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 ...
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Alternative for a custom infopath form in sp2010?

I have a sharepoint 2010 public website for my company. Anonymous access is enabled. I have a custom list with a custom infopath form. Everything was working fine till yesterday. It dont work ...
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Problem with 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 isnot working. I have enabled anonymous on the web ...
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It is possible attach a file to a list item with anonymous authentication?

Is there any way to attach a file to a list item using anonymous authentication? Or attach the file to the item using JS, keeping anonymous authentication?
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Permissions error in IE 8 but not Firefox 6.0.2?

I am using the Javascript Client Object model to access some information from a list. Below is the code I am using: function getDeptInfo(id) { //var value = ...
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Can't enable Anonymous Access - 2010 Foundations

I have setup a Sharepoint Foundations 2010 server on a fresh install of Windows Server 2012R2 in a VM so I could mess around with Sharepoint, though I'm stuck on what I consider to be a pretty basic ...
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How to enable anonymous access for the custom master page in SP2010

I created one site with forms based authentication and anonymous access. That is working fine. Now i want to replace the master page with the custom master page. I just copied the nightandday.master ...
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Draft item security Any user who can read items but not anonymous

I have a list which has the following settings: Content Approval: Enabled Versioning: Enabled (Major and Minor) Draft Item Security: Any user who can read items This list resides in an anonymous ...
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Anonymous Users cannot view item properties

I have a page on an externally facing SharePoint 2013 site which is accessible by anonymous users. On this page is a list view web part pointing at a List to which anonymous users should also have ...
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Yet another anonymous access question

It seems like anonymous access to SP lists is an excruciating pain for all besides the security reasons. My boss wants a single form in the list be public and redirect to a thank you page once an ...
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Can you use Anonymous Access on Host Named Site Collections in a Claims Based Web Application?

We have a Claims Based Web Application which hosts various Host Named Site Collections. One of these sites requires Anonymous Access. I have applied AA to the Web Application and activated it on the ...
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Access Denied on Subsite set to anonymous access on Claim based sp2010 web application

I have a claims enabled sharepoint 2010 web application and set to anonymous access for entire site in central admin. Site collection is NOT set to anonymous access. I have created a subsite with ...
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Getting automatically inlogged to the anonymous site

I have a SharePoint server 2010 development machine where I have extended the web application so the site can be accessed anonymously to do my tests. Now let's say that i go into ...
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Zones, AAM, Host Headers,

I am getting really confused as when to use AAM and when to use header. I wish there was table to list scenarios and based on that you would pick AAM or host headers. Same thing I am trying to ...
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How to hide “All Site content” from quick launch for Anonymous users in SharePoint foundation 2010?

How to hide "All Site content" from quick launch for Anonymous users in SharePoint foundation 2010? I referred many links but none of then worked for me.
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SharePoint 2013 Listview webpart paging doesn't work for anonymous users

If you have an anonymous publishing site in SP2013 and you throw down a list view webpart to any given list the first page renders fine but when the anonymous user tries to go to the next page they ...
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SPServices - Problems reading from a list on a public site with anonymous access

I'm trying to use SPServices to read from a list, store the data in some arrays and call the data back onto a page when it's needed. This works in the back-end version of our site (where our authors ...
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Where's Application Management in Sharepoint 2013 Online? [duplicate]

I've created a Publishing site using SharePoint 2013 Online, and want to allow anonymous users have access to the site. My research on the internet has brought me to identical tutorials on how to do ...
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Refining Anonymous Access

On my sharepoint site collection I have enabled anonymous access for the "entire web site", and it is, indeed working. However, I find that I cannot choose "Anonymous Users" and add them to any ...
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Change the default SharePoint theme for anonymous users

How do I make a SharePoint site theme display correctly for anonymous users? I've added a link in the master page to the generated .css file but it is not working. Can anybody tell me why ?
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SharePoint Online scenario: Giving access to certain documents to anonymous users

I have a site on SharePoint online with a document library to store documents in. Right now only a new users are able to access the site, but I would like it to be accessable to anonymous users with ...
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Anonymous access: Add an Item to List without allowing to View the List

I'm creating a 'Contact Us' webpart with form to allow anonymous user to send a message which will be added to a SharePoint List. However I cannot grant the anonymous user the permission to Add ...
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Workflow not working for anonymous users

By default, it seems that SharePoint cannot execute a Workflow if an Anonymous user is creating a item. Can someone help me on this?
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Anonymous access to the master page gallery

I'm using SharePoint 2013 on prem and have stored some script files under _catalogs/masterpage where the master page that I'm using is stored. I've enabled anonymous access to the site and the master ...
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Disable Anonymous Authentication results in Access denied/401 on root site

I disabled the anonymous access in IIS 8 / Authentication hosting SharePoint 2013. Now when I browse to http://sharepoint13/ I get a "This page has not been shared with you". When I browse to ...
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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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Anonymous access active, but getting access denied SharePoint 2010?

I have created a Site Collection, which I have granted anonymous access. I have the home page, and other pages, such a resources..and they work with anonymous access, you can view the content. Under ...
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Anonymous access on Sharepoint 2010, pages created using Visual Studio

How do we make the pages what we created using Visual Studio inherit permissions? They work fine when the person is signed on, but when they are anonymous, you cannot access the pages. How do I get ...
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Disabling Anonymous Access

How can I disable Anonymous Access to my sharepoint sites? I am without access to the Site Collecition Administration page, and can not seem to find this solution anywhere online. When I go to the ...
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401 after iisreset

We have a sharepoint 2010 public web site , it ask a user/pass for first request after iisreset. It's working good after first request. There is noting in windows event log, only i found in ...