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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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 ...
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get alerted when a file is downloaded

I have a document library in sharepoint 2010 and our product management team want to be alerted when a file downloaded by a user. is there any way to achieve this? thanks
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CAML strip or remove HTML tags in custom AlertTemplates.xml

is there any way to remove the html tags for text in CAML? I have made a custom alert template when sending e-mails that uses a field that looks like this: <'GetVar Name="DisplayName#{Field}" ...
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Alert managment

I'm using SharePoint 2007, I create custom list. on that list I create alert designed for 3 people. now I want to change the alert definition for these people, but when I enter to the alert list I ...
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SharePoint Email Alert when particular user sends an email

I'm not sure if this question has been asked, but I was wondering is there a way to send an email alert to a user when an email is sent from a certain user in SharePoint 2010. I know you can send ...
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Alert Me Notification Email

Does anyone knows how not to include the previous information which was edited from appearing inside the email notification? This was created inside Sharepoint 2007 under Issue Tracking List. I want ...
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Manage Alerts Settings in SharePoint 2010

We are currently trying to use a Custom List in our Team Site in SP2010 to manage our customers requests. The idea is creating a set of rules to alert the relevant contact as follows; 1. When the ...
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FilterDefinition CamlQuery

I working with custom AlertTemplate. I only want to send an Alert if field "Beställare" or "Agent" contains my UserId I Have tried with this query, but I always get an Alert when something chanches. ...
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User Alerts Malfunctioning on only one Site Collection

There's an issue with user alerts not functioning in one site collection (on SharePoint 2010). Apparently, the alerts were working and somewhere down the line they stopped. I couldn't find out ...
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AlertTemplate is not set on List

I using following code to change AlertTemplate for a list. But it dosen't work. When I look at the XML for the template variable it's the correct XML. But when I look att list.AlertTemplate after that ...
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Sharepoint Alerts sending wrong information in emails

I have a Document Library named Project Files where details of all our projects are uploaded. As many users refer to the files on this library, they have alerts for new documents added when changes ...
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Issues with alerts and required check out for editing

We are having an issue with alerts related to forced check-out in a document library. We would like an alert to be sent whenever a document is uploaded to a particular document library. Using the ...
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Can not turn of notifications (SP 2010)

I'm about to update 300 items in a list that I know lots of users are subscribing to (notification by email on every item update event). I've tried turn this off by using STSADM: stsadm -o ...
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turn off alerts on an announcement list

How can I disable email alerts for an announcement list (that is, prevent users from signing up for alerts on this list)? I looked at the list settings in the UI, but did not see a way to do this. I ...
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Can Sharepoint 2010 be setup to send an alert with changes only

We are using sharepoint alerts to send out wiki page change notices. However, when the wiki page is very complex, it is difficult to see exactly what changed. Is it possible to setup the sharepoint ...
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Preventing alerts from being sent when programmatically updating list item

I have a feature receiver which batch updates a particular field / column in my list. Code is provided below. NB: This is very simple list item batch processing code which I got from ...
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Access Denied Retrieving Sites (Webs) Using PowerShell

My goal is to retrieve all the alerts for a given domain user, in SP 2007, then delete these alerts. I have referenced the following script on this site. In DEV environment, when I run the script I ...
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List does not exist - My Alerts on this Site->Add Alerts

When I try to access the URL - http://sample.url.com/sites/SiteColl/SPE/_layouts/SubChoos.aspx, it throws the below error however it is working for the other subsites 12/06/2011 16:08:45.59 ...
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SharePoint Online (Microsoft 365) - Notification of external user invitation acceptance

Just wondering if there is any way to manage the SharePoint Online external invitation system on a more granular level? The out of the box system where you go to Site Actions > Share Site seems very ...
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Can an event receiver update a list item before the alert email is sent?

I have a requirement to expose a list item's ID value on the "DispForm.aspx" form and all alert emails for a particular list. SharePoint is very "protective" of its IDs (or counter fields) and it ...
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Add Alerts webservice to match GetAlerts and DeleteAlerts?

The WebServices AddAlert and DeleteAlert are handy, but is it possible to add an alert through Javascript to a specific list for the currently active user?
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Replying to an Email Alert from a Discussion Board List

I'm trying to get a definitive answer to a question about list alerts. When I setup an alert on a SP 2010 discussion board list, I can create a list item and receive the alert. But when I reply to ...
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How do I detect new SPList is created?

So, I have a customized alert template that gets attached to all Document Libraries at the time a particular Site Definition is created. This is done by a feature that is stapled to the Site ...
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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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Single user not receiving e-mails regarding Alerts

I am having a minor issue related to a single user on my Sharepoint Server 2010 setup. I have a single user who does not receieve Alerts, neither when creating an alert, or in cases where the user is ...
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What user context do SharePoint E-mail Alerts run under, when they are generated?

I would like to customize the layout and content of some of the alerts SharePoint generate, but I will be using the search engine for some content, and therefore I need to know which user context the ...
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Search alerts doesn't work in sharepoint 2010

We have a problem with search alerts in my SharePoint 2010 application. It's look fine when I click "Alert me" button on the search page. But when I look in the list with my alerts it doesn't show up. ...
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Customizing the default alert type on /_layouts/subnew.aspx?

On the alerts dialog page for a list, can the default change type be configured to be "New Items added" instead of "All changes" for everyone. Can this be done through subnew.aspx which under the ...
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Access denied when user try to use Alert Me on a list - WSS v3

I have some users who have contribute access on a list and read access on the site but anytime a user tries to alert himself he gets Error: Access Denied Why is this? I even gave the user Full ...
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Standard Alert emails - what determines what is shown?

When I create a standard alert, where does the format for that alert email come from? How can I change it?
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How exactly works sending e-mails from SharePoint?

I have basic information about alerts, I can setup them, manage them via CA or power-shell scripts, I can test the SMTP sending functionality via telnet if they are not sent, but still don't know how ...
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Sharepoint 2007 Alert emails going to wrong account

We've got a Sharepoint 2007 site, and alerts are in place for changes to Tasks & Milestones, so users receive emails whenever they are assigned a new Task. However, many of those emails are going ...
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Can I change the objet type of an email alert (SP 2007)

I've set up my SharePoint list (MOSS 2007) to send email alerts, and it does. However, the object type of these alerts is "Sharing Message" and not "Message". This means that they appear differently ...
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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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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 ...