An alert is usually a notification message to draw one's attention to an event such as a change or error condition.

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Alerts Changed via Powershell do not show updates in SubEdit.aspx

I'm having a weird issue when trying to update user alerts via Powershell. I am able to update the alerts, and getting properties on the alerts as well as practical testing shows that the alert ...
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How can I create calendar alerts when specific events are about to happen with certain keywords in?

SharePoint 2013 I would like to set up alerts on calendar events from a few calendars. There are 4 calendars on our site (conference room, board room, etc.). They get events thrown in by everyone in ...
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Alert not working for single site collection

I have a problem related alerts. It is working okay with all site collections I have tested except one. Interesting part is when I apply alert in any list of that site it sends mail that alert has ...
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Notification handler firing for immediate but not for digest

I wrote a custom handler to rewrite the urls in the alert messages: that's because separate frontends exists for FBA users and internal (active directory) users. default mail messages ships with links ...
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How to customise alert emails?

I am using the Alert out of the box functionality for a document library whereby I am sending a daily summary email to all employees with new docs. Is it possible to modify the information/fields ...
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SharePoint search alert not working for external users

I am not able to create alert for search result for external users. It provides me below error: The was a problem configuring your Search Alerts. It looks like you don't have a valid user ...
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AD group not receiving mails from one of the SharePoint Farm

Experts, The era of weird issue continues... I have few AD groups and have two SharePoint 2010 Farm configured with these groups with exact SMTP settings. The issue is the AD groups from one of ...
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SharePoint 2010 Alerts

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 with 2 views, one of them use a [Me] filter where a user can only see the items created for him, and the other view have all items with any filter. My problem is if a ...
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auto subscribe to “Alert Me” for an item after it is created?

Is there a way to make it so automatically register the creator for "Alert Me" when a user adds a new item to a list? I have a list where users add items. I want them to automatically be alerted when ...
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Call a Javascript Funtion when Delete Operation Occurs in Document Library

I need to call a Javascript function when a delete operation occurs in a document Library. What is the best way to do so? Example: Suppose I need to show a JS Alert when a document is deleted.
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Workflow to send alerts every 2 hours in the period of work

I created three lists , department working period List , containing (deaprtment name, start work, and the end of the work), Employee List, containing fields (employee's name, postal address, ...
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Setting Up SharePoint Alerts for AD Group - No success with troubleshooting tips [duplicate]

(This is similar to other questions on the site, however none of the solutions have worked.) I am trying to create an alert for a SharePoint list to send an email to a domain local AD group. The ...
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Export user alert list

SP2013, I would like to be able to export a list of everyone who has set an alert on a specific list or library. I can see how to edit specific user's alerts, but I'd like to have the full list of ...
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Setting Up User alerts

I have created a list on SharePoint and this list has an alert attached to it so it emails a particular user when it is added to. I want to set it so when a user adds to the list it also sends them an ...
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SharePoint 2013: Discussion Board reply Alerts

I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an alert that lets me know if someone has added a reply to one MY posts on a discussion board. I can set alerts for the discussion board in general (new item ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : How can I ensure that list attachments are included in alert email?

Is it possible to add the attachments to a list item in the alert emails or to at least make them visible in the email? I've added attachment as a field but it displays in the list but not in the ...
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Is it possible to query users who have alerts/subscriptions for a list?

Using the CSOM or REST API is it possible to query for users who have subscribed to alerts for a list? I attempted to Google it but didn't come up with much. Thanks!
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How to change alerttemplate.xml in multilevel FARM

I've been trying to deploy a new alerttemplate.xml for a specific site. But when I deployed it, I had someone me problems with alerts triggering for the entire FARM. All of sudden, all alerts stopped ...
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Why alert Events trigger twice

I have a custom Alert dll that send custom email messages. But everytime the alert event triggers, it does twice and send two Mail message. Another strange problem is that, often the runtime jump some ...
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Custom Alert does not trigger

Has anyone successfully implemented IAlertUpdateHandler on SP 2010? When I try to add a new alert on a document Library following this tutorial, everithing seems to be fine. But when I try to insert ...
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List Subcription EventHandler

I'm trying to built a custom code that should run on Subscription event. As we know, When people Subscribe to a Sp List, you receive a Mail Message on your Box. I Should intercept that Event. I've ...
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WF argument not working properly

I have an InfoPath form that I have published to a Form Library called Test Forms. Along with the form, I have an Approval Workflow attached to it. I added the fields from the InfoPath form to the ...
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Can't save alert - site hasn't been shared with you, but I have CONTRIBUTE

SharePoint 2013. I have a 'normal' account with CONTRIBUTE permissions on some FOLDERS within a document library. I can navigate through them fine, update documents, add documents, etc. I need an ...
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Sharepoint Alerts not sending emails

I have a problem that I can't seem to understand. I have a user who has set up alerts for a library with the settings shown below: For some reason I cannot understand, the user with the issue does ...
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alert based view when duplicates are detected

Is it possible to create an alert based view if 2 records with the same field value are found in the a SharePoint list?
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SharePoint 2013 Standard Alerts failing to send when user is a Contributor by way of AD group

There has been an ongoing issue where our SharePoint 2013 (Standard) sites which are using AD groups in the Contributors SharePoint group. Administrators have set up subscriptions for users, and ...
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SharePoint 2010 - alert on library view

I have SharePoint 2010 site and I want to set an alert on custom library custom view (library is filled with document-sets). As I searched for this problem, in this post are mentioned few requirements ...
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SharePoint 2007 ImmedSubscriptions not sending - where can I find and clear queued alert emails?

We're having a problem with our timer service, which is is preventing immediate alerts from sending from our client's SharePoint 2007 environment. Months had passed since they reported the isuse, so ...
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Find alerts in SPO library using CSOM

How can I find alerts set on my lists using CSOM? If necessary, I have the alert GUID and I have the list GUID Alert={391EDCAC-BDC0-4561-8E86-5291E3323CF8} ...
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Create notification of users changing their alert settings

I am running a SharePoint 2013 server (on-prem). We are looking at Alerts Administrator and Alerts Plus from Bamboo Solutions to help with Alerts - The requirement is that there are several specific ...
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Immediate alerts not working for all users

We have configured new farm and currently building UAT environment. Everything is going well except the immediate alerts are not working on the sites with some users , for some users it is working ...
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Is There a Way to Tell If Someone Has Set An Alert For A File?

I'd like to track which users have set an alert. Is there a way to do this?
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Find out user who deleted an item in SharePoint 2013 Document Library or List

Let's say a user deletes few items from a document library. Is there a way we can find out the user name of the person who deleted those. I looked into alerts which does let one know which item was ...
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Alert Settings to to enable one click view of excel and not download

I am using SharePoint (Office 365) and we are trying to replace emails with alerts. It looks good however alerts give a link to directly download the file instead of taking me Excel Online (for excel ...
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Task List Can't Send Alerts to User Group

I have a Task List I created called Events. When a new task is created I want it to send an Alert to a group called TaskEmailList. This group has Full Control. However, when I create an Alert using ...
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Create SSRS data alerts programatically or XML

I'm just getting into data alerts and see from technet (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg492251.aspx) that data alert definitions are unique to the selected parameters. My problem is that it ...
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SPAlert custom filter

I'm using a custom webpart to generate alerts with a filter. The webpart and alerts work fine, but there's a small problem. When a user decides he wants to change something about the alert, say the ...
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How to create Alerts for changes to users personal details

From time to time peoples personal details change, for instance: phone number job title manager even their name! How can I create an alert on changes such as these? In particular I'd like to be ...
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How to send an email notification when a new document is added in a Document Library in Sharepoint 2013?

I'm pretty new to SharePoint 2013. I want to notify people by an email whenever any document is added to the document library. I tried to implement by clicking the Edit in designer link. But it ...
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<Document Name> has been changed alert - SharePoint 2010

I have uploaded a new document in a library. The document has no properties. But I get "<Document> name has been changed" alert email. This is the first time the document is uploaded. I ...
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Sending alerts based on changes in lookup columns

Scenario: List A, called Regulations, stores info about some documents - like law regulations that are important to our business. It has several columns like last update, document status etc List B, ...
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Send alert when item gets to view

I have a list with items and one of the column is a due date {DueDate}. I have a view, which displays items that are overdue ({DueDate} <= [Today]) that are assigned to a particular user [Me]. The ...
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Email external email when new item created

I was wondering if there is a way to make a list automatically email to an external users email when a new item is created/edited. I know users can set up alerts on lists, but this only works for ...
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How do I see the Alert list? [duplicate]

In SharePoint Online/Office 365, How does one go about seeing everyone in an alert? And then is there a way to add/remove users in that alert?
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create a alert for a specfic column

I want to create a alert when a specific field is changed... I have a drop down and when the word "Eng" is chosen the person that sets the alert gets notified... how would that alert be set up?
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How to fix 5000 Limit for Views but without breaking Alerts

So recently I saw the infamous message about getting close to the 5,000 item limit. After spending a couple of days doing some testing, it seemed like the best option would be to simply Index the ...
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Community site alerts pretty much useless to users

We have a community site set up with several different categories. All those categories use the Category.aspx page to pull discussions from the discussion list. Users who set an alert on a page ...
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SP2013 Customize email body of all alerts [duplicate]

How to create your own email content for all the alerts emails which are sent OOTB . I need to modify the email content of all the alerts send OOTB (The immediate emails, update email , delete email , ...
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SharePoint online search with alert me

I have a requirement to search on multiple keywords and alert on this if anything changes on that search result. SharePoint provides an "alert me" option, but I think it's not working (wrong result ...
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Task List Email Alert Links Go to Wrong Address

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 Foundation. My users receive email alerts when tasks have been reassigned. This was an OOB thing, I never set anything up. The users just set alerts to the list ...