I'd like to know, in SharePoint Server 2016 on-premises deployment with OneDrive for Business configured in My Sites, how to allow the external users to access the shared files? I mean, only the shared files, not the whole SharePoint.

I don't have test environment right now, so kindly suggest me on this.

Thanks in advance.

  • Do you have a separate WebApplication which hosts your MySites?
    – MHeld
    Commented Aug 18, 2017 at 12:33
  • @MHeld good point, and I haven't, I have two frontend servers and that's a good idea to separate.
    – JoshDaone
    Commented Aug 18, 2017 at 12:44

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As you do not have a separate WebApplication for MySites, your options are limited without modifying central things on your environment:

You should consider OneDrive for Business in Office365 as this already might have all Features you need.

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