SharePoint External Access

Posted on 2011-10-13
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have a sharepoint site that is being published to external users using Forefront Threat Management Gateway.  At this stage we only want the external users to have access to one site in the site collection.  This site is a subsite of the top-level site which we don't want the external user to see.  How can we configure the portal so that when external users login, they only see the subsite?  By the way we are using SharePoint 2010.
Question by:wmaneice
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    Accepted Solution

    You can do it with multiple ways:

    1. Change the Default port 80 on the top level site to something else. Use port 80 for your subsite. Then redirect traffic from Threat Management Gateway to your subsite by NAT.

    2. Assign one more IP address to your sharepoint server. Use the Original for your top level site and assign the new IP address to your Subsite. Then direct traffic from TMG to your subsite.

    - Hilal

    Author Comment

    I'll try these to see which one works best.  I'll get back to you.

    Author Comment


    We used the TMG to publish the protal to our outside users.  THen we provided access to the content by using SharePoint users groups and permissions to allow access to the sites and content the users needed. Thanks for the TMG recommendation.

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