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I am a SharePoint developer. I work in a company that develops and deploies SharePoint Solutions for Intranet sites.
Now, we have a customer that requires SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites. I have read some things about it, but I am still unsure about the SharePoint for Internet Sites deployment.
The informations I have found are not enough to understand it very well, so, I would like someone helps me.
What does exactly SharePoint Server 2010 differ from SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites?
Is SharePoint Server 2010 for Internet Sites SKU the same than SharePoint Server 2010 one?
http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/en-us/buy/Pages/Licensing-Details.aspx Provides some information about SharePoint 2010 licenses. There, we can find:
"The Server only licensing model is for external users only. Internal users can use this license only if all content, information, and applications are also accessible to external users. If the server has items that are for internal use
only, those users require CALs, and their servers require licenses for SharePoint Server 2010."
But, how can we do those restrictions? Using SharePoint permissions? How does Microsoft check it?
Does SharePoint Server 201
We have sharepoint 2010 internet facing sites where inside custom master page we have security trimmed control which hides site actions for general users.
Now we have anonymous access enabled. So any body can access this site.
Now even if user is author or from intranet , he can not see site actions as we do not have any sign in link.
How to automatically show site actions to users from intranet and with proper rights and hide siteactions to anonymous users?
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