Enable anonymous access to sharepoint 2010 site

Just follow these steps to enable anonymous access to your sharepoint 2010 site.

Step 1

Open SharePoint Central Adminsitration. Under Application management tab, Click on Web Application management.

Step 2

Choose your web application and click on ‘Authentication Providers’ link on the ribbon.


Step 3

 Under ‘Zone’, Click on ‘Default’.

 Step 4

Tick ‘Enable Anonymous access’ checkbox and click on Save.

Step 5

Go back to WebApplication link and click on ‘Anonymous policy’ link on the ribbon.

Step 6

Under ‘Anonymous user policy’, just check ‘None’ and click Save.

Step 7

Go to Top level site of your site collection. Navigate to Site Actions -> Site Permissions.

Step 8

Click on ‘Anonymous access’ lilnk on the ribbon.

Step 9

 Check ‘Entire website’ option and click OK.


All done !!

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