How to enable Anonymous Access for existing web application?

In the real world scenario, one might required to enable anonymous access to an existing web application.

How we can achieve that?

Central Administration

Open Central Administration > Manage Web Applications


Select the web application & choose Authentication Providers from the ribbon.


In the appearing dialog click on the default item.


You will get the following dialog.


Check the enable anonymous access check box & Click Ok button.

Your site is ready with Anonymous Access.  Open a new browser window & test it.

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