Solved

Secure external access to web portals not hosted on internet

Posted on 2014-04-04
2
190 Views
Last Modified: 2014-05-04
Hi

What are the technical options to allow untrusted 3rd parties, view / read only access to an internally hosted / intranet sharepoint 2010 portal?

Remote VPN seems to be insecure as the 3rd party will get access to the whole subnet. Publishing website over Citrix does seem like a good option but that too has security implications.

Any other suggestions for granting secure access to an internally hosted portal?
0
Comment
Question by:fahim
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 19

Assisted Solution

by:Walter Curtis
Walter Curtis earned 200 total points
ID: 39978492
SharePoint has an option for anonymous access. It sounds like that is what you are looking for.
0
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
nick2253 earned 300 total points
ID: 39978548
Remote VPN isn't necessarily unsecure.  Depending on how you configure it, you can restrict third parties to only access one specific resource on the VPN.

For example, we have our intranet located on server .11, and our VPN users can only connect to .11.
0

Featured Post

Are You Headed to Black Hat USA 2017?

Getting ready for Black Hat next week? Kick things off with the WatchGuard Badge Challenge and test your puzzle and cipher skills. Do you have what it takes to earn our limited edition Firebox Badge? Get started today - https://crimsonthorn.net

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Microservice architecture adoption brings many advantages, but can add intricacy. Selecting the right orchestration tool is most important for business specific needs.
These days socially coordinated efforts have turned into a critical requirement for enterprises.
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…

615 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question