Enabling People Finder for anonymous users | HCL Digital Experience

If you grant access to anonymous users for any page that contains the People Finder portlet, you must also grant them access to a hidden page, and to a dynamic person tag portlet that support awareness in People Finder. In addition, you must enable session use for anonymous users.

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Perform the following steps:


  1. Log in to the portal as an Administrator.
  2. Click the Administration menu icon. Then, click Access > Resource Permissions.
  3. In the Resource Types list, click Pages.
  4. Use Search to locate the page in your site where you added the People Finder portlet.
  5. Click the key icon under Assign Access.
  6. For the role User, click the pencil icon, and then clickAdd.
  7. Select Anonymous Portal User, and then click OK as necessary to save the change.
  8. Use Search to locate the People Finder portlet.
  9. Repeat steps 6 - 8 to assign access for the portlet.
  10. Click Logout.
  11. Set the following property in the WP NavigatorService from the WebSphere® Integrated Solutions Console. For more information, see the topic on setting configuration properties, and the Navigator Service section in the topic on Portal configuration services.
    public.session = true
  12. Add the anonymous portal user to the user role on the USERS Virtual Resource:
    1. Click the Administration menu icon. Then, click Access > Resource Permissions.
    2. Under Resources Types, select Virtual Resources, locate USERS in the Resources list and then click the Assign Access icon.
    3. For the User role, click the Edit Role (pencil) icon.
    4. Click Add, then select Anonymous Portal User and click OK to save the change.