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I have a Sharepoint 2007 Announcement List which have an Expiry Date for every Item ..

I have really tried too much in this, but I came up short. I want to send an alert when an Item or Announcement when it Expires (on Expiry Date). Is there is anyway I can do it, cause it is not in the Alert options provided.

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I don't think it is possible OOB. You can do it by writing custom code either in a timerjob or a workflow, which will look for expired announcements and send a mail to the intended users.

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Thanks for the Reply. Any Idea how to do that .. –  7oooda Feb 5 '13 at 9:57
    
Here are the steps for the timerjob: Look for the announcement which are going to expire today (Use CAML Query). Send a mail (SPUtility.SendMail) to the intentded users about the item getting expired. Finally schedule the job to run daily. However, if you are not comfortable with Timer jobs, create a console application with above logic and schedule it to run daily using task scheduler. –  Nadeem Yousuf Feb 5 '13 at 10:04
    
Salam 3alaikom, Can I do the Seps mentioned Using this Tool : sptimerjobadmin.codeplex.com –  7oooda Feb 5 '13 at 11:59
    
I haven't used this tool, so can't comment on that. However, you can find following links useful:ajaxme.blogspot.in/2010/10/… andrewconnell.com/blog/articles/… –  Nadeem Yousuf Feb 5 '13 at 12:08
    
Thanks .. Jazakallah. –  7oooda Feb 5 '13 at 12:11

Try taking a look in the document retention section here: http://www.martinhatch.com/2008/08/how-to-handle-document-retention-and.html

Hope this helps.

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Thanks, That was helpful. I'll take a deep look into it and tell you about any progress. –  7oooda Feb 5 '13 at 10:37

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