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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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 ...
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How to add check-in comments to Alert Email?

Ok so I want to customize the email alerts that are sent out when a document is modified so that besides the information that is already there, it also shows the comment that the editor typed in when ...
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Why is Change Type not showing in new alert page?

I have two web front end servers. When I create new alert for list or library. One server is showing change type in subnew.aspx page (see image). One server not showing this option. Why this server is ...
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Modify list alerts to send 72 hours prior to date field

I've searched around, and surprisingly I haven't seen anyone with the same specific question. I have a user that wants to use the Alert functionality on a list, but only send 72 (or 48) hours prior ...
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Add default alert for every user on list

I have a list and I would like to set an alert for "Item created by me is modified". I would like to, by default, have set this alert for every user in the company. I know I can create a workflow ...
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Alert to warn site owner when content is outof date

Any idea how I can set an alert to warn site owner if content is out of date?
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sharepoint 2010 changing email from address to something meaningful

When I create an alert to send email, the from address in my outlook looks like this: Institute Institute is the list that triggered the email. I know I can change the email from in Central Admin, ...
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create sharepoint “one” alert on more than “one” list

iS it possible to create a sharepoint alert that sends notifications from 2 lists or more?? (to send all notifications in one email)
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Alert on All Items added automatically and erroneously on item insert or update

When a specific user adds or updates an item in a specific list, an alert automatically created for that user, set to notifiy them of changes/inserts to "All Items". This shouldn't be happening, but ...
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Creating Alerts in MOSS Document Library

Can any one explain, if I create an alert then to whom the alerts will be send to? I guess the email will be send to users specified in the Send Alert To text box. I have a requirement that when ...
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SMS Alerts for SharePoint

How do I implement SMS Alerts for tasks assigned in SharePoint? Is there a web part or feature available?
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How can I change HTTPS to HTTP in order to send an SMS from SharePoint 2010?

I want to send SMS from sharepoint 2010 but in my country we can't use a https request to send the sms. How can I send sms in sharepoint with http request?
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View list of Alert Me assignees?

Can I view a list "Alert Me" users who've been assigned to a specific list/document/event? I'm aware of the "User Alerts" function which allows you to view a user's "Alert Me" subscriptions. I want to ...
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Setting an alert in WebProvisioned event

I want to set alerts for all users whenever a new subsite is created under the root site. I am using the WebProvisioned event, but when I attempt to Update() my new alert I get an error: "There is no ...
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Custom From Address in List Alerts

We are using host-named site collections in our environment sharing one web application. The problem is that when a user set alerts on their lists/items in their sites, they receive the alerts from ...
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Setting up alert for comments based on categories in a Sharepoint Blog

I have set up a blog on my sharepoint site and need users to be able to subscribe to the blog using the "Alert Me" option. I need each user to be able to subsribe to a certain cateogory so they only ...
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Is there a way to keep track of all changes in a SharePoint site collection?

My company is soon rolling out a SharePoint-based intranet. During the first few weeks of the rollout I would like to keep close track of all the content that is added and edited on the sites. Is ...