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 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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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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SharePoint 2007 Website Authentication

I've build an external facing SharePoint site and it's keeps promopting for the user the login. How do I remove this functionality while allow internal users to log in? Ideally, I'd like to hide the ...
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SPList AnonymousPermMask64 vs AllowEveryoneViewItems

Have an site that is a mix of Anon and Restricted content (requires authentication). We have a picture library that is used by high level authenticated users to upload to display "advertisements" on ...
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problem with enabling anonymous to site collection

I have a problem enabling anonymous access to a site collection. I followed the steps at this site, but at step 2 section 3 I have a problem where the permission control is disabled. I am logged ...
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SharePoint Search Express 2010 return results only if anonymous is allowed

I have a problem: in my current SSE 2010 I'm using a domain user account with read only rights in every web app to do the crawling. Log files show no problem, everything is indexed ok. Problem is that ...
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Visual webpart not displaying for anonymous users

I configured my SharePoint application to allow anonymous access and it's working fine. When I add a visual web part that contains just a label to a page and approve it, anonymous users can't see the ...
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Editing SharePoint home page for a publishing portal

I am using SharePoint 2007 Server x64 on Windows Server 2008 x64. I create a new SharePoint web application with a new site collection at the root of the web application. I select the template ...
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Anonymous Page : Single page to be anonymous in SP

I have website setup with IDAM authentication . I have page in subiste which i want to make it anonymous . I set anonymous access to web app in central admin .Then set the permission of the page as ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Custom JSlink template intermittently not downloading for anonymous users

I've developed a JSLink template that works fine. I've tested it with authenticated and anonymous access and it works flawlessly. The problem that i'm seeing is that when I open the page with the LVWP ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Page lifecycle events not firing for user control on page layout when anonymous user

I'm using SharePoint 2010. I have a custom user control on a publishing page layout. When an authenticated user visits a page that uses the page layout everything works fine. When an anonymous user ...
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managed metadata navigation and anonymous access

I have a library with metadata navigation. When anonymous users go to a navigation link, the web browser gives the 403 forbidden error. The error disappears when I turn off metadata navigation. To ...
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InfoPath forms not working when ViewFormPagesLockDown enabled

We have an internet facing, SharePoint 2010, Publishing Site that is accessible to anonymous users. On this site, we have some InfoPath 2010 List forms, exposed using the InfoPath Form Web Part, that ...
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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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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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List permission issue for anonymous users

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 Enterprise with Windows Server 2008 Enterprise. I am using publishing portal template. I am creating a list with the default "Title" column -- Title (linked to item). ...
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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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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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Anonymous users can only see site if “SitePages/Home.aspx” is in URL

I have a public-facing SharePoint Foundation 2010 site managed by a hosting company, so I don't have access to the 14 hive, web.config, Central Administration, etc. The site is a standard Team Site, ...
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Blank 401 Unauthorized page when authentication fails

I have a MOSS 2007 webapp with 3 sites: Root web with anonymous access enabled Subsite with anonymous access enabled Subsite with anonymous access disabled When attempting to open site #3 while ...
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“Cannot find ContentPlaceHolder” error when anonymous access enabled

I have a custom master page, custom.master, for a publishing site. It was working fine, however I just enabled anonymous access to the publishing site, and now browsing to the home page for that site ...
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Anonymous user permission issue in SharePoint Server

I am using SharePoint Server 2007 x64 and Windows Server 2008 x64. I have setup a site with template publishing portal. I have grant anonymous access to all the site. My question is, if I create a ...
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SharePoint Designer 2013 doesn't open

When I open my SharePoint site on SharePoint Designer 2013, I got this error. I logged with username and password and then: When I clicked Details buttons: I searched on the net this problem, I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?