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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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 Users cannot open XLSX/PPTX files from a SharePoint 2010 document library

Scenario :- Environment :- SharePoint 2010 we have a Site Collection and sub-site which has complete Anonymous Access and all the Document Libraries under the sub-site are given View Items ...
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Result Block and Anonymous User

I have a result block to show set of documents above the core results and this is working fine for authenticated users. I'm facing an issue when I tried searching as an anonymous user the result is ...
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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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Authorization rule, web config, multiple web applications

I want to restrict anonymous access to "layouts" and "vti_bin" folder, I am using following settings in web.config file. <location path="_layouts"> <system.web> <authorization> ...
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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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Workflow anonymous form

I am creating my first workflow in SharePoint 2010. The workflow will start by the receptionist when she adds an item to the list. The list will be sent to an anonymous user by email to fill up ...
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sharepoint 2010 workflow anonymous access

we have two Sharepoint farms. One uses windows authentication and the other is open to public. I am working on a workflow which will be initiated by HR. This form will be sent to end user to fill up ...
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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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Annonymous access to a page without enabling anonymous authentication on site

I have developed a visual webpart and want to add it on a page. The page containing the Webpart should be accessed anonymously. I cannot enable anonymous authentication at the web application level. ...
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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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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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JSOM for anonymous users

I am writing a public facing web site in sharepoint 2010 and using JSOM to access data from lists, Things are working and now trying to deploy on production server, server has strict security settings ...
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Upload for non-users, e.g. to drop a large email attachment into a users one drive folder

Is there a way to create a site/page where anybody (also non-users) can upload a file directly into a folder (let'S call it "inbox") without first logging in but after entering the receipient user's ...
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Deployed list doesn't allow anonymous add

I've built a list in Visual Studio that doesn't quite do what I want it to when I deploy it to the server. Anonymous users should be able to add items to the list, so I put the following in my event ...
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How to approve the content of list or library that were present before configuring the approval workflow

How to approve the content of list or library that were present before configuring the approval workflow. Or change the status of all metadata of the list for the worlflow status.
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Anonymous access to public site documents in Sharepoint 2013

I have a 2013 SharePoint site that was recently converted from 2010. This is a public site with anonymous access. On the site there are documents that people need read rights to. In 2010 this was no ...
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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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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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Remote event receiver IIS website Anonymous access

For On-premise environment high-trust app - We are creating a remote event receiver and handling the "App Installed" and "App uninstalling" events. When we try to install the app it fails with the ...
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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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Anonymous access to pages

I would like to give anonymous access to pages. So, for that I have given anonymous view items permission to pages list. So, all pages are anonymously accessible. I have group name "GrpTest". The ...
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Disable “Require Use Remote Interfaces permission” using power shell

I want to disable "Require Use Remote Interfaces permission" of web application using power shell script.
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Programmatically check if an anonymous access user has permissions to open a file?

I have a requirement to programmatically display a list of documents (which could be anywhere) on a SharePoint Server 2013 publishing site. The documents are found by using the KeywordQuery class from ...
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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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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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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 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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sharepoint 2013 anonymous 401 UNAUTHORIZED

I have a web application that i created on sharepoint 2013 I have enabled anonymous access according to this link: Central Admin -> Manage web application -> Authentication Providers -> Default -> ...
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Users keeps getting Access denied until Enabling/disabling anonymous access

We have 3 web applications in our SharePoint 2013-intranet solution. Two of them works fine. On the third one "sometimes" users get Access denied. This includes farm admin users as well. After ...
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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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Hiding SharePoint 2013 ribon and Site Contents page for anonymous users

How can I hide ribbon for anonymous users in SharePoint 2013? I also want to make sure anonymous users can not see Site Contents page.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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JSOM Anonymously CAML query list items

I am attempting to query a list using CAML via JSOM and am getting the error message The method "GetItems" of the type "List" with id "{GUID}" is blocked by the administrator on the server. I have set ...
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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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Microsoft Office 365 Sharepoint issue

When I am logged in through the edit mode my web part (Summary link webpart) displays fine. However when logged out the Summary link webpart displays the error below: Unable to display this Web ...
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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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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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Grant Anonymous Access to Lists/Libraries at Office 365

Is there some way I could grant anonymous access on a public sharepoint site? I know that most of you would say that I just had to set this website to online (he is still set as offline), but my ...
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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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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 Designer 2013 Anonymous Access Required

I have stumbled over a problem that doesn't seem to have a clear answer according to all documentation and forum threads I've found. According to this, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2758431, in ...