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 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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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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“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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Restricting access to contents in “_vti_bin” for both authenticated as well as anonymous users

As per a new security standard implemented by my organization I need to restrict access to the /_layouts/15/_vti_bin/lists.asmx for both authenticated as well as anonymous users. I am thinking of ...
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anonymous access in sharepoint 2013

i am new at sharepoint administration, so my question should be simple enough for the experts. i have a sharepoint Site done everything in it and works fine with windows authentication, now i extended ...
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Elevated Content Search for anonymous

I need to create a search web part with Visual Studio for SharePoint 2013 On-Prem that enables anonymous users to search for Items and People which they may have no accessed to (Example: The List is ...
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Which site template should be used for the mixed authentication?

Let's say that a client has requirement like this: Client has to create a SharePoint 2013 on-prem application which will have few lists and which should be accessed by three different types of user ...
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Download from library for Anonymous User in sharepoint 2013

I have problem with my SharePoint 2013 webpart where anonymous user can't download document from the library. I already enabled the SharePoint anonymous user and enabled the anonymous authentication ...
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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?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Giving anonymus access to folders sharepoint online

I have a portal where I can access to a list because them don´t have permissions after I public site, so I read a lot of how can I solve the problem, and everyone do something like this: link But ...
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Is it possible to call Event Receiver by anonymous user in sandbox solution

How can we call Event Receiver by anonymous user in sandbox solution. I want to call Event Receiver when item is added in list. And item will be added by anonymous user. Is it possible? Thanks
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Set permissions on list item for anonymous user through workflow

I am facing a problem which I do not find solution. Here is my scenario: I have a list associated workflow. This list is accessible to the public (anonymous users) When the field status of the ...
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Anonymous Access Users cannot see lookup values between lists and libraries

I have a document library which uses lookup fields from other lists in the properties of the of the document. I then use the lookup field to group the documents. For authenticated users, the list of ...
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List/library view web parts can not be viewed by anonymous users if XSL is applied

The institution I work for has their public-facing website built in SharePoint 2010. We are working on upgrading it to 2013. On our 2013 test server I have an issue where anonymous users can't see ...
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Search is not working for anonymous users in SharePoint 2013

I have implemented search in my SharePoint 2013 site. It is returning an error as "Sorry Something went wrong" for anonymous users. I have also done full crawling for the site after enabling the ...
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Using Rest API for the anonymously accessible SharePoint website having _vti_bin blocked

When learning how to Secure anonymously accessible SharePoint website, I went through this article in http://www.c-sharpcorner.com To increase security, one should enable lockdown mode and also ...
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Anonymous user asked for credentials when file is accessed direclty using URL for anonymous access enabled site

I have one site collection which is anonymous access enabled. An anonymous user can access entire web. There is one document library where all PDFs are stored. If I click from document library the ...
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Regarding Blog-subsite in Office 365 Public Facing site

It would be great if any one help/suggest . Regarding public facing site in O-365 . Can we create a Blog-site in O-365 and can we provide it anonymous access . Thank You..!!
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How to use the same design template for (LoggedIn Template, Anonymous Template)

I need to set up a design template for all types of users, such as an anonymous user sees the same design as a registered. How to do?
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SharePoint 2013 website allow anonymous user to submit form

We have a public SharePoint 2013 Website and wanted to implement a custom form where anonymous users can contact us. We implemented a custom Visual WebPart and work when logged on the site but ...
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Migrated Site changes permissions on lists, anonymous access doesn't work

So we use SPServices to pull information from list to display on different pages. When we were making a new website to replace an old one, we created it as a subsite of our dev site. We didn't have ...
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CSOM with Anonymous sites in .NET aspx page

I have a .Net web application and I'm creating a aspx page there. In that page I want to access a SharePoint website and download an image from images library. Note: My SharePoint site is enabled for ...
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How to implement forms being accessed by anonymous users on SharePoint. Current forms on PHP, mySQl server

We have a current implementation of forms written in PHP with MySQL as back end. We are currently looking to move away from this implementation onto SharePoint online, due to the administrative costs ...
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SEO Properties not Available for Anonymous Users

I have a public SharePoint site. Anonymous users can not see seo properties like description, keywords etc. Can you help me please?
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Content Search Webpart and anonymous users

I'm having a Content Search Webpart in my publishing page (SharePoint 2013) searching for contacts in a contact list depending on a field value on the publishing page (field of type managed metadata). ...