It is not Possible to Access Content of a Folder with a Public Link via Content and Experience Cloud Service REST API Without Authentication

(Doc ID 2314053.1)

Last updated on APRIL 13, 2018

Applies to:

Content and Experience Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 17.3.1, Documents Server

Is it possible to access content of a folder with a public link via REST API without authentication?  The Web UI does not require authentication to view the contents of a public link.

Attempt to access content via public link anonymously with REST API (no username/password in curl command) results in 401 error:

HTTP/1.1 401 Authorization Required

Changes

 

Cause

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