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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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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2010 - Email a selection from a datasheet

Environment: 2010 Enterprise One of our sites has several lists created from uploading spreadsheets and viewing them in a datasheet view. Some users have been asking if there's a way to easily select ...
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Filter out folders from a user alert against a list

I have created an alert for a user against a list (more specifically, a document library). I want the user to be notified of all changes regarding list items (documents) and not any sub folders. ...
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Why the announcements list sent e-mail (alert) doesn't have pictures?

Created a SharePoint 2010 Announcements List, and I configured it to receive e-mail, and set it up so I could receive alerts every time anything changes in the list. Sent an e-mail to the list and the ...
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User alerts being sent for something that happened before alert was created

I create a web. I create a doc library within this web. Create folders within this doc library. Then 'subscribe' (i.e. create an alert for) a user for this doc library. Why, if I'm doing things in ...
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Cannot Sign Up for Alerts Because “You Have No Email Address”

When I create a new account in Active Directory, then sign in to Sharepoint (2010) with that account, and then try to sign up for alerts, I can, indeed sign up for alerts, but I get an error message ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the " Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Receive a task notification for any task assigned to you - your group or not

Is there a general place to set up notifications on tasks so that anyone who has a task assigned to them will receive a notification - not dependant on if they have set up an alert for that list or ...
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Get Notified on List Item Changes - not using email

I'm searching for an easy way to display the latest changes of a sharepoint list. Situation: one huge list (10k entries) with a lot of daily changes (lets say 100). Target: Display the changes during ...
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Sharepont List alerts get fired twice

i have set alert on list item "AssignedTo" (A task is assigned to Me). It was working fine since last 1.5 year. But now suddenly it fires twice. So all of the users assigned Task get alert twice. I ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document List

Good morning. I have a set of requirements for some simple document storage and I am investigating the possibility of using an existing SharePoint 2010 system. We need: A location where multiple ...
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Longest practical filter for an alert

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise SP1, Server/SQL 2008 R2, VS2012 When building alerts through object model, what is the longest or most complex CAML filter that can be applied to them? Can they be as ...
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Dynamic content in SharePoint Workflow Email

i've got a Workflow which starts when a specific column has been updated. It basically just sends an Email to the requester. Quite straighforward. Im struggling to insert a dynamic text inside the ...
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Possible to attach an event receiver to the list of user alerts?

There's seemingly loads of ways of overriding the OOTB e-mail notifications for creation and deletion of user alerts - can't you just attach an event receiver to the alerts 'list' (is it an SPList?) ...
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Modifying the contents/template of the sharepoint Search alert mail?

I'm doing some RND on SharePoint search alert! I'm looking on how to modify the SharePoint search alerts mail. as in the Daily Alert Summary. Is there anyone who knows to do this? Please note I'm ...
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Page expiry notification not sending emails - MOSS2007 / WSS3.0

Just looking for some ideas around how to solve this particular problem. Case: My Intranet pages (publishing pages with workflow) are flagged with an expiry date and I am using the notify page ...
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Fixing programmatic alert URLs

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, SQL2008R2, VS2012, full server access A while ago I created a massive amount of alerts using a c# console app I made in VS. The app ran on the server using SP ...
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How To: Send the Alert Emails to External Email Addresses?

In our SP2010 Intranet (Windows authentication) we are using "Alert Me" feature and it has been working great. However, Currently we have a new difficult situation where we want to send the Alert ...
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Daily and weekly alerts always send

I have created sharepoint alerts programmatically. If I check 'manage my alerts' all values are correct such as "Weekly", "Friday", "6:00pm" then I add an item to the list and receive an alert email ...
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SPListItem.SystemUpdate(false) is still triggering alerts

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, c#, full server access Simple question... I'm using a console app to create sub-folders in a document library based on user input, then calling ...
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SPAlert Timezone

I am trying to set the time on a weekly user aler to Friday 6pm. And I do but.. We have users in many diffrenet timezones. How I do I know which timezone will trigger the 6pm alert?
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Sharepoint 2010 Notifications not working

I'm trying to set up notifications in a production enviroment. I have already set up the notifications in a test enviroment which contains the same SMTP-adress that I need to use in production. The ...
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Possible to turn off SharePoint 'subscription' confirmation e-mails given certain conditions?

For parts of a site I'm developing - I want the OOTB SharePoint e-mail notification of a newly created alert (i.e. subscription) to be sent to the recipient as it should. But on occasions when I ...
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List/Library level custom alert template

All, I am following the instructions from here (custom alert template) to set custom alert template for a list/library. I have a document library for which I would like custom alert email. Following ...
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Should SharePoint Alerts automatically adjust for Daylight Savings Time changes?

We have a SP2010 farm that is up to the October CU. After the time change, some users report that alerts that were sending out at 10am are now being sent at 9am. I've googled a fair amount and found ...
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c# Programmatic sub-folder creation with SystemUpdate

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012, full server access Goal: Console application that creates sub-folders in various locations based on user input, and uses SystemUpdate(false) to prevent alerts ...
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Daily summary alert split into multiple emails

Pretty simple problem that apparently was experienced by a lot of people in MOSS, but extensive research has produced exactly zero answers. Environment: 2010 SP1 August CU, single-server farm with ...
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SPWeb.Alerts.Add() vs. SPUser.Alerts.Add()?

Can someone explain the difference? Why I want to know: I needed to use c# to create an alert and assign multiple users to it. I assume that would be SPWeb.Alerts.Add but they both seem to be the ...
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SPv4 - Alerts based on view - What are the limitations?

The quick version (SP2010 Enterprise): What requirements/limitations are there for being able to assign a view to an alert? The full explanation: I've been playing around with creating alerts via C# ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Alerts are not firing any mails for the Normal Alerts and search Alerts, can someone guide me with the Email configuration for Alerts?

i've been working with SharePoint alerts for the past two months and in SharePoint 2010 for all the alerts i setup, i recieved confirmation mail and alert mails regarding to the context for both ...
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Alerts working only when Delete Versions permission is checked

I'm using Sharepoint Foundation 2010. Alerts are working only if the users have permission level that has Delete Versions permission. I want users to be able to get alerts, but not delete past ...
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Using a variable in alert filter (CAML/C#)

Environment: SP2010 Enterprise, VS2012 I've been using C# to programmatically create alerts for various users and implementing the alert.Filter property to assign filters that point to specific ...
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Notification system for SP 2010 portal users

There is a task to implement the notification system in SP2010 portal (~ 12 thousand users). Need to solve following tasks with notification: List of items where each item has a group of users and ...
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Can't set User Alert on one site collection for one user

I'm having problems setting up an Alert for one particular user on one site collection. I'm able to set up alerts for other users (e.g. me) on the site collection in question. I'm also able to set ...
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Not Getting Task Changed Emails

I am not getting the task has been changed emails. I am getting the assigned and reassigned emails. I have looked at the timerjobs and everything seems to be running and is not disabled. Anyone ...
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How to customize OOTB workflow emails

How can I make simple format-type customizations to ALL OOTB workflow related emails? I have found that many pre-Sharepoint 2010 posts indicated that OOTB workflow emails are in fact 'alerts', and ...
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Object reference not set to an instance of an object when setting up an alert

I have a user trying to setup an alert whenever any item changes in a document library. Whenever they try to do so SharePoint throws the following error: Object reference not set to an instance of ...
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How to prevent alerts from SPEmailEventReceiver?

I have been struggling with a small but irritating problem for a while now and suddenly I ran out of ideas. I have implemented an email event receiver in Sharepoint 2010. The event receiver creates ...
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User's Alerts always null

I've set the user alerts fine (I've even checked through the UI that they're there). But when it comes to accessing these Alerts the collection is always null: I understand that the SPUser must be ...
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SharePoint Alert Email Messages and SPUser.RegionalSettings?

All, SharePoint 2010, I have setup an Alert on a Calendar (Events) list. I have set to be notified on any change to the items in the list (add, edit, delete). I have changed my user profile for the ...
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Remove warning alert subscription to Sharepoint 2010

I need to know how to completely remove the warning mail subscription to an alert. I do not want this mail will come to those who subscribe. I just want mails arrive with the creation of the element ...
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Send SPAlert to specific user who doesn't subscribe that list

How to generate SPAlert from some list to specific user with c# who doesn't subscribe that list? User cannot be added to list subscribers.
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Task list assignation alert stick to one zone

We have a SharePoint farm with multiple zones defined. Basically, one zone is for end users, and a second zone is for administrative tasks. If an administrator is logged on the administrative zone ...
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Does anyone know how to create a sharepoint search alert using c#?

i need to develop some sharepoint search alert related werb part and would be grateful if anyone who has previous knowlenge in this area share code snippets or sights where i am guided. Thank you.
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Weekly Digest of changes to SharePoint Documents?

I want to be able to get a daily email notifying me of changes to certain libraries that I select. So what I was thinking is to set an alert for each library that I am interested in receiveing ...
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Alert customization

I'm reading "How to create a custom e-mail alert handler in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server" right now and as follow the how-to-guide, I found out that every time you need to modify alerts you ...
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Customizing sharepoint alerts

I have a requirement as fallows: I have a document library with four columns, whenever the value in fourth column changed then only alerts will send to users with frequency (day , week etc). How can ...
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Email users, unless they appear in list

I have a series of forms which users are required to fill in by a certain date. 5 days before this date I'd like to send out an email reminder to those who have not completed it. Is there a way of ...
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Seeing the users you set up an alert for in SP 2007

We have a requirement as follows. An owner of a site has set up an alert for at least 50 users. They now want to run some sort of query and/or report that will allow them to monitor that alert. They ...
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Do not get email alerts when Task is modified

I have enabled following settings for my Task List i.e. List Settings > Advanced Settings > Send e-mail when ownership is assigned? Yes. Now, When a task is edited or deleted, I do not get any alerts ...