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Questions tagged [anonymous-authentication]

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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Anonymous users can't use refinement panel or paging on custom search page

I have a custom page in SP 2013 with a search results part and a refinement panel. Everything works fine for authenticated users, but anonymous users get error messages when they click on anything in ...
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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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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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SharePoint web site asking for authentication in iOS and Apple mobile phones

We published our web application to the internet and it has publishing featureless enabled. I edited the compact.browser file in this path: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<web ...
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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 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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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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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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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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How to prevent anonymous access to _layout pages

I am JR.System Admin in Sharepoint and I am trying to prevent anonymous users to access _layouts pages. I used this shell command with this instructions: get-spfeature -site http:// maximum.dmzisbank ...
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Anonymous access to SharePoint resource returns 401 Unauthorized if Content-Type header is soap+xml

There is a simple handler created, hosted in SharePoint site. For that handler and for affected lists Anonymous Access is configured. Everything is working smoothly when I submit a POST request ...
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Draft item security Any user who can read items but not anonymous

I have a list which has the following settings: Content Approval: Enabled Versioning: Enabled (Major and Minor) Draft Item Security: Any user who can read items This list resides in an anonymous ...
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Can you use Anonymous Access on Host Named Site Collections in a Claims Based Web Application?

We have a Claims Based Web Application which hosts various Host Named Site Collections. One of these sites requires Anonymous Access. I have applied AA to the Web Application and activated it on the ...
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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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How Do I Allow Unique Permissions and Anonymous Access?

I have a situation in Sharepoint where we have departments with different folders, we want everyone to have access to these folders to read but only each department head to have write access to their ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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SharePoint 2010 Anonymous using SOAP 1.2 always leads to login prompt

SharePoint server has Anonymous Access configured, everything is working fine. But when I try to connect from SOAP 1.2 client it asks for credentials (401 Forbidden), moreover it asks for NTLM ...
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Anonymous Search Error

Searching Anonymously returns no results. I have the QueryParameterTemplate.xml setup correctly. Call: /_api/search/query?querytext='*'&querytemplatepropertiesurl='spfile://webroot/...
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Configuring asset picker for anonymous user

I am creating a public facing web site and part of the project is to allow user to pick excel file from document library for some data calculation. But the problem is whenever some anonymous user ...
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SharePoint 2013 Users not being added to User Information List

I have a SharePoint 2013 anonymous site.If I add a user to any group then those users are added to User Information List but new users when they log in to the site (who are not given explicit ...
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Anonymous site with Form Based Authentication is showing login page

I have a site with Anonymous access and Form Based authentication enabled. When a user opens website (site page for e.g. about us, contact us), it shows that screen where user has to choose whether ...
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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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The server could not complete your request : Opening a site in SharePoint 2013 designer

I work in SharePoint Designer 2013. I want to open my site I received the following error. Then I clicked "Details". But details are empty. I researched same issue on the net and I found this solve. ...
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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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enabling anonymous users to SharePoint 2013

I am trying to enable anonymous users to access the site or maybe some pages on the site and I have made the regular steps, but still it is not working. I have enabled anonymous on the web ...
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Problem with enabling anonymous users to Sharepoint 2013

I am trying to enable anonymous users to access the site or maybe some pages on the site and I have made the regular steps, but still it isnot working. I have enabled anonymous on the web application....
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It is possible attach a file to a list item with anonymous authentication?

Is there any way to attach a file to a list item using anonymous authentication? Or attach the file to the item using JS, keeping anonymous authentication?
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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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Disable Anonymous Authentication results in Access denied/401 on root site

I disabled the anonymous access in IIS 8 / Authentication hosting SharePoint 2013. Now when I browse to http://sharepoint13/ I get a "This page has not been shared with you". When I browse to http://...
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SharePoint2010 configured with Win, FBA and SSRS with Integrated,reports working fine but after enable the anonymous subsite reports are not working

Site Details SharePoint web application Enable Windows Authentication with NTLM Enable FBA(With appropriate setting) Reporting Services with Integrated Mode Reports configured with Trusted Account ...
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Anonymous blog posts and comments?

We have an HR blog on the SharePoint and would like everyone to post and comments, issues or feedback on it. However, we want it to say annonymous for the user that posted rather than the actual ...
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SP 2010 Windows Authentication Default Login

I want to be able to use a simple HttpModule to catch visits to a sharepoint site that don't automaticly pass windows authentication and log them in as a default windows account. I want it to be so ...
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Sharepoint 2007 - override anonymous user permissions, version history button issue

I have enabled "restricted access" to a document library so that the "version history" button doesn't appear for non-anonymous users in a specific group, this is working fine. However if I enable ...
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How to show calendar for anonymous?

I want to show event calendar for anonymous user. When I open website as anonymous the calendar appear like this When I was login to website as member the events was appear like this The calendar ...
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Anonymous List Search

We have a SharePoint site that allows for anonymous user access. Normally these users have a limit to the areas they can access/view and they are able to use the site search to find content as well. ...
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Search query rules and anonymous access

i am having a problem with Sharepoint 2016 search query rules and anonymous users. The problem is the following: Add a query rule Test it while logged in to sharepoint, it works totally fine Test ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...