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It's possible to using sharepoint services 3.0 hosted site without authentication login ?

Posted By:      Posted Date: August 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
It's that any way to able user read / write by without login authentication for sharepoint services 3.0. because i'm having problem when external user need to access to our sharepoint pages, but their can login to it.

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