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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How to get C# to recognize argument passed through PowerShell

I'm using PowerShell to call C# code to turn list alerts on or off on a specific list. When I try to use [AlertsOnOff1.onOff]::Main("off") to call the Main method and pass the arugment of "off"the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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Is there a way to temporarily disable existing alert emails from executing?

I have a powershell script the runs automatically once a week to move old list items to an archive list. On the current list my end users are receiving alerts when the item is moved (create/deleted) ...
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Libraries and Alerts

Is it best to load all documents into one shared documents library, tag them appropriately so they pull into the correct site page, and add folders with special permissions for different reports that ...
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Automatically Set Alerts on List

Is it possible to create a workflow or jquery function within the list's page that would allow a user to automatically be signed up for the built-in sharepoint alerts on any item they themselves ...
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Sharepoint alert as Spreadsheet

Looking for a bit of advice, I am in the process of setting up a new user request form on my works Sharepoint. Is there a way to have it sent through as a spreadsheet rather than the text based ...
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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. ...
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Alert sends email when list item leaves view

I have two people, Frodo and Gandalf. I have a list with the person/group site column "Assigned To" I have a view "View1" that only shows items where Assigned To is empty I have another view ...
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SharePoint 2013 Outgoing Email - Alerts

I have outgoing email woorking fine. When I add an alert to a list, the email goes on if an item is changed, however, the links are to the actual servername and not the hostname. Links in the alert ...
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Create multiple alerts for multiple lists at once

Creating an alert to be notified of changes in a list is a 5-6 clicks process in Sharepoint 2013. Our users need to subscribe to 30-40 lists so is there a way to do it "all at once" or somehow reduce ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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Getting no e-mail alerts when list attachment has been modified

In our SP2010 lists, users who created e-mail alerts will not get notified when the list attachment (here: docx files) has been modified. This is the whether version is enabled or not. Is this ...
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'Alert Me' does not work on custom lists

We have several custom lists which are all deployed using WSPs along with some web parts to a SharePoint 2010 installation. Every time a user clicks on the 'Alert Me' button on a custom list or an ...
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How to update “The My site of user is scheuled for deletion” email message in SharePoint 2013

The MySite Deletion job is sending an email with subject "The MySite of is Scheduled for deletion". This email is sent to the manager and mysite is assigned to the manager. This email contains a ...
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How do you send emails to external email address in sharepoint online workflows

My client is using Office 365 and has SharePoint Online. Is there a way to send emails to external users or external email address using workflows? More Info: This is what happens when I try to ...
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SharePoint Alert issue

I am facing one weird issue in alert functionality for a list. Users are able to get an alert only when they accessed that site. Otherwise an alert notification is not working for any change in list ...
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Survey doesn't allow administrator to subscribe for alerts

I have a SharePoint survey where users can respond and see their own replies. Administrators can see all replies but when I want to make an alert me for an administrator, I receive the following ...
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Receive alert when group membership or permissions change

My client is wondering how we might notify someone (or several someones) when group membership or permissions change. We would greatly prefer a no-code solution. We have Nintex Workflow available as ...
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Created Alert on View, Email containes Fields not in that View

Here is the list of fields in my Writer View: What I receive in my Email Alert is: The fields in the email do not match the fields in the View?
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Check if SPAlert is set to a Folder in a List

I have an SPAlert and want to check if it is set for a folder in a list. private static bool IsSetToFolder(SPAlert alert) { //How do I do that } Is there any way to do that in C#?
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SharePoint2010 is it possible to set an alert on change to column?

I have a user that would like alerts when specific columns in a list are changed. Is this possible OOTB or does it require some C#? If it requires some custom code, does anyone have resources to use ...
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Only show most recent edits in alerts

I have a blog site in which I've set up a weekly email alert on the Posts list but I can't seem to find the sweet spot of what it should show. Originally I had set it to send me alerts on "All ...
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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...
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Sharepoint alerts based on file name or content tags

We have a Sharepoint report library that various different reports are uploaded to, which are from relevant pages/users based on their content tags. We want to allow users to subscribe to their own ...
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Is it possible to send alerts from calender list before the start time of an event?

we are having a calender list. Suppose we create an event with start time as 11:00am, then, is it possible OOB to send an alert (email) to the users (list column) at 10:30am (ie: 30mins prior to ...
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Distribution list in Secure group does not recieve alerts

We have a secure SD group name BNPAdmin, on which we have set alerts on a list. There is a distribution list named BNP@server.com. We have added BNP@server.com as a member of BNPAdmin but the mailbox ...
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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Facebook-like notifications when new item is added to certain list/library?

I was wondering if this is possible. The screenshot below somewhat illustrates what I'm searching for. I'd like to show a notification in a box whenever a new item has been added to a certain list or ...
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How to find all enabled email alerts of a list?

I am using sharepoint 2010. Someone is getting emails after each new item in a list. I see in the email that it is coming from the email alert functionality. I logged in with the account of this user ...
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Difference/Relationship between Filter section in AlertTemplate.xml and Filter Property in SPAlert class

In regards to SharePoint 2010, I'm having trouble understanding the relationship/difference between the Filters/FilterDefinition section in the AlertTemplates.xml schema file, and the SPAlert classes ...
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SharePoint 2010 Some Lists Don't Show up in Add Alerts Page

I have been attempting to add an alert to a list in one of my SharePoint 2010 Web Applications and the list does not show up in the list of available items in the Add Alert page. There are several of ...
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Sending a half yearly reminder on SharePoint 2010 foundation

My customer using SharePoint 2010 foundation and it is not able to use "Information management policy settings". Is there any alternatives to setup workflows sending reminders as documents/pages are ...
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Links in SharePoint alert emails not working

While receiving the SharePoint alert emails, some of links in it are not working. Can anybody give the possible causes
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Can I include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers?

We have a request to include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers in either the subject (preferred) or body of the email. We know that we can create a custom alerttemplates.xml in ...
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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Timer job status

I am trying to figure out why SharePoint does not send notifications every once in a while. I seem to find myself restarting the "Windows SharePoint Services Timer" on the server and then all of a ...
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How to send email to all the “Assigned to” users inside my sharepoint 2013 issue tracking list

I have Issue Tracking list inside a team site on SharePoint 2013 . I need to know how I can force the system to send automatic emails to all the “Assigned To” users. So for example if someone create ...
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Urls used in Alert Emails

Recently a customer wanted a new external Url for SharePoint (intranet.domain.com). I implemented it via Zones and alternate access mapping and so far it works fine. They also stopped using their ...
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Discussion board: Notifications on top level

I can obviously set notifications ("Alert me") for a particular posting. However, if I want to get notified on any activity on the discussion board (e.g. new posts created) what would the recommend ...
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Error when setting notification in discussion board

Sharepoint 2013, I add a discussion board via insert Web Part (also tried as App Part). I want to set notification on a topic by clicking "Alert me". On the next screen I adjust the settings and hit ...
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third party solution for customizing alert emails

I would like to know if there is any third party tool out there where administrators/webmasters can easily change the email templates that sharepoint sends. I am very interested in changing the ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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User on SharePoint 2007 getting alert that was/is not set up

I have a user who is getting alerts from a list (on item create) and he clearly does not want it! I have checked /_layouts/mysubs.aspx and he does not seem to be listed there. Here are a few things ...
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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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Can an email/alert be configured for a site that hasn't been modified in 6 months?

Here is my requirement: We have a SharePoint 2010 intranet. Content owners are responsible for their specific site content whether that is document libraries/content on the pages, etc... Is there a ...
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Cannot set email in profile for alert emails

I'm trying to set up alert emails for a blog but am having trouble figuring out how it knows what email to send to. Once I set up SMTP I started getting error messages that I didn't have an email ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? ...
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Send Sharepoint Alert style email via SPD Workflow

I am trying to set up a workflow that sends an email to the assigned person and those contributing to a list item when the content of that item is changed. Currently I have it working, but I am ...
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How can I get a list of all user alerts set on a site collection in SPO?

I need to retrieve a list of user alerts set on a particular site collection in SharePoint Online. This is possible through the web UI under Site Settings -> User Alerts, but requires that I choose ...