Anonymous users' permissions are grayed out in
SharePoint 2007 Picture Library
We are running SharePoint 2007. I have enable Anonymous user account and I
can assign permission to Anonymous user to the SharePoint website as shown.
However, I can't assign Anonymous user permissions on Picture Library.
They are grayed out as shown below. I am login System Account. What could be
A: From your description, I understand that you could not edit the
anonymous user permission for the picture library. If I have misunderstood
your concerns, please feel free to let me know.
Based on my experience and test on my side, I would like to tell
you that we may reproduce the behavior on my side, and this is a default
behavior by design.
Also I want to let you know that we should select the “Entire
web site” or “lists or libraries” option under the root site Anonymous
permission settings, and then we may select the “view item” options under
the picture library permission. Let us see that if we have not permission
view the library/list, so these permission options of the picture library
will not be ticked for the Anonymous users. This is a normal behavior.
Meanwhile please note that the Anonymous users have only the view
/access permission for the entire site/libraries/lists. They could not
edit/update any content of the site. This is a behavior by design for the
Now please check them on your side, and then let me know whether it
is useful for you. Hope that they are helpful for you.
Q: So, if I want anonymous users to upload photo in picture library only
(not see whole website), what's my options?
Contact a consultant