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anonymous sign up account in sharepoint with Active directory RRS feed

  • Question

  • is there any tools or webpart for register anonymous users in sharepoint active directory

    Thanks

    Sunday, August 29, 2010 10:40 AM

Answers

  • There are 3rd party web parts that can provision accounts in active directory.  A service account with access to create users in Active Directory is required, so if configured on a SharePoint site that supports Anonymous access it may be possible.  With that said, I am not sure I can think of a set of requirements where I would agree that it is a good idea for anonymous users to create AD accounts.  Typically if you need to support ad-hoc, unmanaged users, you use Forms Based Authentication.
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    Sunday, August 29, 2010 1:21 PM