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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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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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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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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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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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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Users don't remain logged in with mixed anonymous / integrated windows authentication (NTLM)

I am not quite sure how to even begin to troubleshoot this. After some undetermined number of requests or actions an authenticated user will suddenly become anonymous again. Here is a sample series of ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Calling /Pages/ return a 401 on anonymous authorization

I have a SharePoint 2010 website with enabled anonymous authorization. After calling www.mysite/sites/sub/Pages/ I receive a 401 IIS error message. However, if I call the site with windows ...
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can Anonymous access possible for application page level if yes..? then how..?

If possible anonymous access at application page level..? I have tried that 2 below solution In application page level access particular that page I have tried that page extends from the ...
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Enabling Anonymous Access for Pages library

I started building a site with SharePoint 2013 Foundation. After the purchase came through, I upgraded to SharePoint 2013 Server. I had enabled anonymous access to SitePages, and that continues to ...
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Designer Workflow on Anonymous user

I have a public facing site with a "Contact Us" SharePoint list. Users are able to submit a new request through a custom Web Part which creates a SP List item using server side code. After the list ...
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Anonymous Users subsite

I have a website enabled with ADFS authentication provider . Now i created a subsite and made it anonymous . But when i try to access the website , i am asked for credentials . I have made changes in ...
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How to prevent sharepoint login dialog when developing webparts?

While developing sharepoint webparts, I have realized that sometimes, accessing SPContext variables prevents the webpart from being accessed anonymously and wrapping them in a ...
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How to allow anonymous access to SharePoint branding for a restricted site

I have a user portal with a custom login screen. You must have an account to access any content other than the login page. I'd like to re-use the current branding that exists in our SharePoint, i.e. ...
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Anonymous Search Results Cache

Is it possible to change the default time limit the anonymous search results cache? I believe the default value is 15 minutes, but I would like to change this value. Is there a PowerShell command I ...
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Secure few pages in document library which has anonymous site collection

My site collection is anonymous and have few pages in Site Pges document library . I want to make 2-3 pages restricted and should be accessible for users anonymously . How do i do this ?
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How to avoid authentication prompt when opening XLSX document on anonymous site?

I have a SharePoint 2013 that is setup in anonymous mode (at the web app level and then at the site level; the Entire Web site is being exposed as anonymous). I then have the "lock-down mode" feature ...
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SharePoint 2013 allow anonymous user to submit form public website

we have a public facing SharePoint 2013 Website and wanted to implement a custom form where anonymous users can subscribe for a newsletter. We implemented a custom visual webpart which worked nice in ...
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SharePoint Online Public Site Online Still Sending browsers to Portal

I have customised a SharePoint public site and have marked it as online when I click the link to browse the online site it returns me to the 365 portal login screen. I have checked that Anonymous ...
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Anonymous users prompted to sign in to add a comment to blog post

We want to add a blog to our website and need to allow anonymous users to post comments. I have obviously shared to anonymous users and gave them the post, edit, view, delete permissions. Our server ...
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Why are my filter dropdowns in document library not populated with data when using anonymous access?

I have an issue with a public SharePoint 2007 site with anonymous access. I have a page where I have a list view web part to display a document library. My issue is when I click on the column ...
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Access denied by Business Data Connectivity error for anonymous users when accesing external list

I have created an external content type which displays the data from the SQL table. And the external list's data I am displaying the web part. The site is to be made available to the anonymous users. ...
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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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Anonymous access to NewForm in Sharepoinn 2007

I have a problem with anonymous access to for example NewForm of a list in SP2007. I have enabled anonymous access in SP, and it is working on for main page. I have enabled anonymous access to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Enable Anonymous Access to Subfolder Containing Handlers

I have a folder in an application that I would like available to the public. For example: /_layouts/Handlers/Public/MyHandler.ashx I found this question that says I should enable anonymous access ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...