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 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 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 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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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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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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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 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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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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Anonymous user search results returning null on SharePoint 2010 public facing site

We have two websites 1)Internal and 2)External. The external website is extended from the internal website. I can see the search results when I search on the internal site, but I am getting 0 results ...
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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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Allowing anonymous access to sub-sites?

I want to open the site up for public viewing, which I've done by going Site Permissions -> Anonymous Access -> Entire Web Site The problem is, I have some sub-sites because I wanted a drop down ...
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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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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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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 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 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 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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Why do I get 401 UNAUTHORIZED when I'm entering to WSS 3.0 site?

When I'm opening for the first time my webpage on WSS 3.0 I always get 401 UNAUTHORIZED. I was trying a lot of resolutions from Google results. I disabled loop back check. Added administrator rights ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Log in all anonymous users as one authenticated user?

I would like to catch anonymous users on our SharePoint 2010 site and automatically log them in as a single specific user. Any ideas? I can currently intercept the Application_AuthenticateRequest ...
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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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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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Anonymous access does not work for Site Collection Images

I am trying to give anonymous access to Site Collection Images. I followed http://blogs.interknowlogy.com/rodneyguzman/archive/2007/08/30/21200.aspx but it does not work (keeps asking for username and ...
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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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Chart web part error for anonymous users?

I'm trying to connect the SharePoint 2010 Chart Web Part to SharePoint list. It's all good but anonymous can't see the chart and I get this error: Object reference not set to an instance of an ...
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Anonymous Access only for some sites. (SPS 2010)

We host a neat little SP 2010 solution, my coworker and I developed, on the net. On the root site, you have some news and a login-webpart. (FBA) For everything else, you need to be logged-in. So far, ...
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QueryService.Query anonymous access

I'm building a web application that is based on Microsoft Search Server 2010 and uses its web services. I need to be able to search as an anonymous user. So I have enabled anonymous access for my SP ...
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Granting anonymous access only on a list when the site is configured to use Windows Auth?

Is there a way I can grant anonymous access only to a specific list when the site is using Windows Auth?
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anonymous user is not able to see web part settings in sharepoint foundation 2010

I created one anonymous site in sharepoint 2010 and added one web part. Anonymous user is able to see web part But anonymous user is not able to get web part setting. thanx.
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not able to see web part on anonymous site in SharePoint 2010

i am not able to see custom web part on my anonymous site in sharepoint 2010. when i add out of box web part it is visible but custom web part is not visible. please help me to resolve this.
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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 for blog sites not working in SP2010

I've followed the steps found across the web for enabling anonymous access to a SharePoint 2010 instance. For the most part, it works as expected. However, when I click on a blog entry on a site ...
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Workflows for anonymous users

I am trying to run a workflow on a list where anonymous read/write access is enabled (SP 2010). The workflow works fine for authenticated users, but fails miserably for anonymous users ("failed to ...
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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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“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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How to set permissions on SharePoint to hide an aspx page for authenticated users and to make it visible for anonymous users

I have a portal based on a publishing portal. The portal (SPSite) contains has two websites (SPWebs) one is anonymously accessible and other one isn't. This works as expected. Now I want to set the ...