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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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 and listdata.svc

We are trying to use an ajax call to get list data for an anonymous site. We are using this on our intranet site and it works well. We build an html file that calls the list service (via ajax) and we ...
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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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How Do I Allow Unique Permissions and Anonymous Access?

I have a situation in Sharepoint where we have departments with different folders, we want everyone to have access to these folders to read but only each department head to have write access to their ...
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SharePoint2010 configured with Win, FBA and SSRS with Integrated,reports working fine but after enable the anonymous subsite reports are not working

Site Details SharePoint web application Enable Windows Authentication with NTLM Enable FBA(With appropriate setting) Reporting Services with Integrated Mode Reports configured with Trusted Account ...
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How to enable anonymous access to custom app page

I'm trying to make a custom application page which can be viewed by anonymous users. So far I've: Inherited the code behind from UnsecuredLayoutsPageBase Overriden AllowAnonymousAccess to always ...
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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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How create a link on the master page when ever no one is signed in

I created a site with anonymous access and forms based authentication. Now I want to show the link to create a new user in the master page when ever no one is signed in. Can any one please help to ...
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Access denied even though AllowAnonymousAccess is true

I have a weird problem. I'm making an application page public using protected override bool AllowAnonymousAccess { get { return true; } } I use the same ...
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How can I prevent anonymous users from seeing unapproved blog comments?

Anonymous users are able to post a blog comment, but are able to see unapproved comments that are simply draft items on the Comments list. This seems like a bug that MS simply has not addressed yet. ...
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How to programmatically determine if anonymous access is enabled for a SharePoint 2010 Web Application using C#?

In Central Administration\Manage Web Applications, there is the ability to enable anonymous access on a web application through the authentication providers. Is there a way to programmatically ...
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Turn on Anonymous blog comments

I've created an anonymous blog subsite. My root site is also anonymous. I can access default.aspx anonymously, but not /Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=1 I've tried breaking permission inheritance and ...
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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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Anonymous access not allowed

I have a web application that i created //myapp.port# on my web server I have enabled anonymous access according to this link: ...
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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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Anonymous blog posts and comments?

We have an HR blog on the SharePoint and would like everyone to post and comments, issues or feedback on it. However, we want it to say annonymous for the user that posted rather than the actual ...
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SP 2010 Windows Authentication Default Login

I want to be able to use a simple HttpModule to catch visits to a sharepoint site that don't automaticly pass windows authentication and log them in as a default windows account. I want it to be so ...
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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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Search only crawls a minimal part of my site

I have a regular SharePoint site setup that is setup to allow anonymous access. It has around ~40 pages setup with various text and pictures, spread over 6 sub-webs. Crawling is setup, the content ...
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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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Anonymous Access users can't submit InfoPath 2010 form to Form Library

We have a public-facing SharePoint 2010 Enterprise server hosting a Publishing Portal site running InfoPath Forms Services. We have an InfoPath Form on the server which submits to a Form Library. This ...
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Allowing Anonymous access on subsite (Blog)

I have enabled anonymous access from central administration. Now my site is accessible from public facing url but my blog still not accessing check: (wwwqa.nextdocs.com/en-us/blogs). I also noticed ...
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How do I enable anonymous access for only subsites of publishing sites?

How do I enable anonymous access for only subsites of publishing sites?
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I can't see anonymous access menu in SharePoint 2010

I'm so confused because after enabling anonymous access in central administration panel on SharePoint 2010, I can't see the Anonymous access in the Site Setting -> Site Permissions Any idea?
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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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what does “unpublish” page exactly do?

It seems I'm not getting the function of the unpublish button in SharePoint publishing pages. I have a page where I edited and published multiple times. Which means I have multiple major versions and ...
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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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Windows Auth + Anononymous + Custom Application in SP Web App in IIS = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser - null for authenticated users

The Issue There is a forum application (YetAnotherForum) that is integrated with SharePoint and allows posting (and other things) for authenticated users in SharePoint. It has a customized ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Anonymous Site issues with not staying logged in

I'm currently experiencing an issue on SP 2010 and anonymous sites. Sometimes I am unable to stay logged in. On an anonymously accessible site, when trying to log into the site, the page seems to ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - override anonymous user permissions, version history button issue

I have enabled "restricted access" to a document library so that the "version history" button doesn't appear for non-anonymous users in a specific group, this is working fine. However if I enable ...
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SPF2010 Blog displays “Alert Me” for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Accessing the Blog with ...
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SPF2010 Theme not getting applied for anonymous users

Working on a public facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site with anonymous access enabled. Anonymous/authenticated access to content works as expected without problems so far. Recently I went into ...
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Content Deployment and Anonymous Access Denied Issues

Scenario: We have an authoring server that we do our content editing on for our SharePoint 2007 public website. We have a Content Deployment Path setup to deploy the content from the authoring server ...
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Hiding data from anonymous users in SharePoint Foundation 2010 site

I manage a SharePoint Foundation 2010 site, hosted by a web hosting company, that is an Internet-facing site. Most of the lists (Calendar, Announcements, etc.) are for public (anonymous) consumption. ...
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How can we use a different masterpage for annoymous and authenticated users?

Is there a way to load a different master page if I can identify the user to be annonymous?