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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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Can i create a SharePoint online site which is accessible to any user (anonymous user)

Can i create a SharePoint online site which is accessible to any user (anonymous user)? is other word to create a public facing site-like using SharePoint online? Thanks
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Can we share a site with public users using a link

In SharePoint online we can share a file or folder using anonymous links, so users without login can view the file or folder, but can we do the same for a whole site or a whole library? so the site or ...
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SharePoint Custom Master Page not Loading all Assets

I have a custom Master Page that I crated with custom CSS and JS. Everything works fine as long as the user is logged in. However, since it is a publishing site, it needs to be working fine for ...
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Share a file with external users using anonymousAccess by using REST API

After doing some research, I reached out the i can do the following POST request which will allow me to share a file with external users using anonymousAccess using SharePoint REST API:- Method:- POST ...
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Can we share a document library with anonymous users

we want to collect resumes from anonymous users. so can we configure a SharePoint online document library to be accessed by anonymous users to upload their resumes ? Thanks
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Anonymous Users SharePoint Online

A user has reported a concern that 'Anonymous Users' is visible at the site collection level. I don't know why its visible or how it has happened. First I thought it could be related top external ...
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Anonymous access on SharePoint 2016 site collection not working

I have set up anonymous on the web application level. I have created a new site collection called "X" and enabled anonymous access to the entire site level. But when I am trying to access the site it ...
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Is there a way to make public facing SPO Communication site?

I know that SPO Public sites are not supported anymore. But I need to find a way to make a SharePoint Online Communication site public i.e I want to enable anonymous access to the site without having ...
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SharePoint communication (modern) site anonymous authentication not working

I created a SharePoint communication (modern) site and enable anonymous access over the web application and site collection level and when anonymous user login to this site it shows a pop-up for ...
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Too many redirection after turning off Anonymous Authentication

I am running on-Prem Sharepoint 2013 and writing a web application that will access SharePoint lists using CSOM. I am using Claims Authentication and have Anonymous Access allowed for the web app. ...
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Anonymous Sharing links: Possible to tell which IP addresses were used for access?

Is there a way to get IP addresses of devices that are accessing SharePoint documents from One Drive for Business and SharePoint that were shared via anonymous links? I'm guessing, we can get this ...
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SharePoint 2016 Anonymous access user 401 unauthorized

I am really baffled by this issue. I have a site with two collections. For instance example.org/pages/home.aspx and example.org/sites/test/pages/hometest.aspx. For the 1st site anonymous users get a ...
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Anonymous access enabled SharePoint site's list items are coming on Google Search, How to restrict it?

I have an HTML website lets say https://www.abcd.com on the same website I have linked our career portal (www.careers.abcd.com), thru which Anonymous user can fill their information and upload their ...
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Anonymous users haven't access to list/lib views and all content page - SharePoint 2010

I need to give anonymous access on a specific site collection. I followed this : http://www.topsharepoint.com/enable-anonymous-access-in-sharepoint-2010 or this : https://www.dynamics101.com/...
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How do I get a direct download link to a public file in SharePoint online?

I need to download a file which is in SharePoint online programmatically. The link I have is in this format: https://xxxxx.sharepoint.com/:f:/g/EkcBNxpXTKZJrg3xdBWlFBEBlgVj4FInALm_JVs4kYfK8w?e=...
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Download file programatically by using anonymous link to file

I have got an anonymous link to a necessary file placed on SharePoint. Is there any option to download that file using automation? I need to do this using PHP. If it is not possible using PHP then C# ...
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How to protect my SharePoint site from attack

I have a new SharePoint site with anonymous access enabled and plan for it to be published over the internet. I have heard the anonymous is very risky and exposes you to attacks, is that correct? ...
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Anonymous site ask for credentials

I have made a Web application to be accessed by anonymous user. The site collection's Home page is accessible by anonymous user in browser and windows phone. But when anonymous user tries to access ...
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Share SharePoint Online site for anonymous users?

Is there a way to share site with external users? Ideally for anonymous users (like Extended Web Application + Anonymous access in on-premises versions)? How do You share sites with external users in ...
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SharePoint online anonymous contact form

We have E5 Office 365 subscription. Now we have requirement that we have to put anonymous page where public will add data and that data should go to SharePoint Online custom list. We have Azure ...
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Create one, single public site without enabling this on the whole tenant

We would like to restrict access to our Sharepoint sites to only authenticated users (internal and external), an put one, single page with some information for those who are really lost (looking for ...
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SharePoint 2013 Web site asking for authentication in all Mobile Phones

We have an Internet Facing SP 2013 web application for which Anonymous Authentication is enabled. Funny thing we are encountering is that on trying to access this site from Mobile, we are getting ...
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Retrieve anonymous link on creating item of a list

I have a classic sharepoint online list, when I create some item in list(create view) I want to retrieve a link of that item I'm currently creating to send email with that link to anonymous person. ...
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Anonymous SharePoint 2010 Web Application prompting for credentials

As there are so many articles published over the internet likely similar issue but none of them is useful in my case. I have a public facing site and my I want to share only single page resides ...
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Suddenly newly added anonymous pages prompting for login

We are getting a strange issue. Until yesterday, we where able to add pages to site which have anonymous access enable. They were working as expected (no login prompt while accessing page). However ...
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Disable site content anonymous user and throw exception

I had a request from client side. They want disable access to http://mysite/_layouts/viewlsts.aspx from anonymous user, no login and throw an exception : The page cannot be displayed because an ...
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Can anyone confirm this Event Receiver behavior in SP2013/2016?

I've done significant (though not extensive) testing in two separate environments - one SP2013 and one SP2016, and I've found that in the 2013 environment the AfterProperties of an ItemAdding event ...
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SharePoint website - Anonymous users not able to access Survey

Ours is a SharePoint 2010 public website. To enable anonymous access to website required settings have been done. Visitors are able to access website anonymously. We Created a Survey and want ...
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Windows Authentication, FBA and Anonymous users

I am trying to setup FBA for a SharePoint 2013 WebApplication which has Windows Authentication and Anonymous users enabled. Will these three: FBA, Windows Authentication & Anonymous users work ...
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Grant Anonymous access to a Page where broken Inheritance

In SharePoint 2013 I hope anyone can answer my common question because I can't seem to find an answer. I already read all questions here and all over internet to find solution. What should I do for ...
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Anonymous access set but now have no access to my site collections

I have several site collections in my web application. I was the primary administrator and also farm admin. I wanted to enable access to the welcome page without login so I checked "enable anonymous ...
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SharePoint 2010 JavaScript CSOM- Updating list item by id - Anonymous user - Access denied

I am using SharePoint 2010 JavaScript Client Side Object Model to create and update list items on a SharePoint Survey list. In my use case users are anonymous . New items are created properly (...
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SharePoint Online, How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users)?

How to Share Folder(Doc Library) to Anyone (anonymous users) in SharePoint online? Is it Available? Thanks! upd.: I found that since April 2017 we can share folders. Allowed "Anyone who have link" ...
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How to open SSRS report anonymously in sharepoint integrated mode?

We have deployed one ssrs report on sharepoint server. For accessing that report anonymously, we have configured anonymous access on reports document library. But the following error is showing on ...
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Internet zone with Anonymous - Search Results web part having error when click on Next page. No error in the default zone with windows authentication

Culture_Client::Constructing CultureInfo from '-1' failed: System.ArgumentOutOfRangeException: Positive number required. Parameter name: culture at System.Globalization.CultureInfo..ctor(Int32 ...
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Anonymous Access Javascript get list items

I have a site which is set up as anonymous access, i have 3 lists and have javascript that gets items from both lists. Due to the anonymous access the items are not being brought back.
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Anonymous access gets authenticated

I have a strange problem with anonymous access in my site-collection in SharePoint 2013(in all sites collection were visual upgraded to 2013 or site-collections that were created in farm 2013 from the ...
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SharePoint sitemap0.xml Missing Content

I am having issues with certain sub-sites on a SharePoint site not showing up in the sitemap0.xml/sitemap_mobile0.xml files that are generated by SharePoint. Some sub-sites show up and some don't for ...
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Allow anonymous access to custom application pages

I have created SharePoint Custom Application page. I'm trying to make that application page anonymous. So it can be viewed by any user. For that I have did Below Workaround I have make web ...
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Anonymous access for anonymous items

I'm maintaining a SharePoint site, this site has anonymous access enabled: When anonymous user accesses the site's main page it works fine. When anonymous user accesses "Announcements" list it works ...
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Anonymous has not always access to subsite

There are several subsites which Anonymous has access to, but some subsites can't be opened by Anonymous, because a popup comes up prompting Anonymous to login. The curious thing is that Anonymous ...
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SharePoint survey list: anonymous access can participate several times

I'm having a SharePoint survey list created in an internet site, with anonymous access enabled to the entire web, the anonymous access can participate in the survey response, but the list ...
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SharePoint List View Search Box Prompt for Credentials for Anonymous Users

I have a page where I put a SharePoint List View. The list view has search box enabled and it is working perfectly for logged in users. However, when I tried to use the search box as an anonymous ...
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Update item with REST

I am trying to update an item in SharePoint list. I am logged in as anonymous user. It's a farm solution visual webpart, and I have this code: values["__metadata"] = { "type": "SP.Data....
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GetListItems /_vti_bin/Lists.asmx Authentication Issue

I am calling /_vti_bin/Lists.asmx op=GetListItems in SharePoint 2013 using JAX-WS. If I browse the using the browser at <site>/sites/subsite/subsite/Lists.asmx?wsdl (Get) it will ask for a ...
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Getting error while accessing User Profiles Anonymously

I have to access the user profiles anonymously. I have used- SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() to access the user profiles anonymously. While accessing the user profiles getting the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Anonymous Access Enabled, but Still Promp for Credentials

I am currently building a portal which allow anonymous access in SharePoint 2013. I have configured anonymous access on the web app (via Central Administration), site collection level (Site Settings ->...
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Disabling anonymous access in List using CSOM

I have a site collection which is set to be anonymous (Entire Website). I am trying to create a SharePoint List and break inheritance without copying RoleAssignments from parent and assigning only the ...
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Anonymous Access Entities

I am a little confused about Anonymous Access. At the site level, there are 3 options namely Entire Web, Lists and Libraries and Nothing. I have the following questions. If I enable Anonymous Access ...
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Document & Library with Anonymous Access Prompting for Credentials

I have a SharePoint 2013 Web Application, where I have configured Anonymous Access. At the Site level, I have enabled Anonymous Access for Lists and Libraries. In one of the Libraries, I have broken ...
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