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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Why can't I create a new issue tracking list alert with a daily or weekly digest?

A site owner in my site collection created a new Issue Tracking list from the default list template, then added a handful of custom columns from the default list of available column types. When they ...
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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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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 group mailbox to sharepoint alerts

I would like to set up an alert on my Sharepoint library list. Can we add group mailbox to sharepoint alerts?
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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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Update the default DiscussionBoard alert template

I am following in the path of many - and attempting to change the OOTB alerts. I have created a copy of the alerttemplates.xml, and made changes to the SPAlertTemplateType.DiscussionBoard ...
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Deleting all alerts on a sharepoint list using powershell?

I understand alerts will only be show to those who created them. However I am on a test site and would like to rid the list of all alerts. Is there a way to do this programatically. I can seem to ...
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Customizing Alert Template XML

I need to alter the Alerts Template for a particular list, but don't even know where to begin. I know I need to make a copy of the xml file. Once I actually update the copy I need to execute some ...
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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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One email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries

I need to send one email for changes to multiple lists/document libraries. Is this at all possible??? And to make it even more complicated I need this one email to be sent weekly containing all these ...
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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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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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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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How do we set alerts for Announcement List or any lists for SharePoint groups

As we all know how to set user alerts for lists in sharepoint 2007, wss 3.0. I was wondering if it is possible to set alert to sharepoint group. So that when new item is added into the list, users in ...
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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 ...
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Server Object Model: Retrieve alerts for a folder in Doc Library

I need to find out if a user has alert set for a folder within Document Library. Can someone please advise how to do so? I am able to do so for Folder Items but not for the folder itself. Thanks MS ...
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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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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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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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Send alerts, default functionality

I have a document library with custom columns that point to metadata term groups. When I add a file, the system sends an alert, at that time(when you upload the file), the system does not ask for the ...
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SharePoint 2007 alerts

is it possible to cretae alert in calendar list for: The person that created the meeting (item) will automatically receive notification when there is a change?
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Alerts does not send the metadata

I have a document library with 4 columns which are of type metadata. All 4 columns are mandatory. When an user creates an alert, and somebody uploads a document and fills the metadata column, then in ...
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Dicussion Board alerts on lists when deleted?

I'm recieving alerts from the list that has the expiration policy on it. Not sure if that has anything to do with why it's sending out alerts... From: Site Collection server@domain.com To: ...
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Automatically notify Admin when a Workflow fails

I need a function whereby an alert notification is sent automatically to Admin & List owner when a workflow is failed or not started or stops in between. Any help ??
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modified alert notification sharepoint 2007

How can I modified alert notification in sharepoint 2007. I need to : 1. change field order. 2. remove column that not relevant to the alert. (without using the designer or sharepoint server)
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Notify user when question is answered

I have a list for frequently asked questions that anybody can submit an item to. There already is a workflow set up to notify the approvers when an item is submitted so they can approve it. But, they ...