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Consider the following scenario. You use SharePoint Central Administration to create a new Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 site that is based on the Publishing Site template. You configure the site to use anonymous access.
When a user tries to access a list on the site, the user is unexpectedly prompted to enter his or her credentials. However, you expect a user to be able to access a list on the site without a prompt to enter his or her credentials.
This behavior occurs if the lockdown feature is enabled for the Limited Access permission level. The lockdown feature prevents anonymous users from viewing form pages and using remote APIs.
To resolve this issue, use the Stadm.exe command-line tool to disable the lockdown feature. To do this, follow these steps: