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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Email not sending when task is assigned, but email sends when task changes (SP2010)

I had been using SP2010 Beta for 7 months or so, and had the task lists set up such that when a task was assigned to someone, an email was sent to that person. I moved over to RTM, and am having ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Creating Sharepoint Alerts only for published documents

I'm attempting to create an alert via code such that it triggers only when a document is published. I have used the following with no success. SPAlert alert = currUser.Alerts.Add(); alert.Filter ...
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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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Modify my SharePoint 2013 alerts' email body to provide a link to the item , instead of embeding the item content

I am working on a publishing site inside SharePoint 2013, and i set an alert for users to send them emails when a new page is created or modified. but the problem is that the alert email will contain ...
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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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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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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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Creating a dynamic list workflow?

I have a list with a multiple choice column - 'Department'(dropdown). I essentially need to send out an email notification to the department group (Sharepoint Security group) depending on which ...
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How can I create custom Alerts for external email addresses?

In our company we have confidential information stored in SharePoint. Some politically effective people are pushing to have Alerts sent to their external email addresses. How can I send custom email ...
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Can I alert a person defined in a list item when a new item is created without workflows?

I need to alert someone when a new item is created but it wont be the same person each time. I want to pull the name from the current list item and alert them. For example if i had a column in the ...
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Hide or Remove Workflow Columns on Alert Emails

Any idea how to hide/remove those columns that are generated with each workflow on Alert Me emails?
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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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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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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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Custom Alert Notification IAlertNotifyHandler Handler not firing

I'm trying to create a custom Alert Notification handler that implements IAlertNotifyHandler to intercept immediate alerts generated by changed to publishing pages. I've followed this guide, and also ...
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Task ID in Subject of email alerts

I want to get task ID in subject line of email alerts from a particular list. How to do it? Which files I need to modify to get the desired result? and Will the change in default template will 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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You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.

I am having a list in SP2013,when i am clicking on the list alerts i am getting the error like "You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items". I am having Full ...
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Starting “Alert Me” automatically

I've come across to programmatically assign list/library alerts to a single SharePoint user, is it possible to do the same but for more than just one user or maybe a SharePoint group? Thanks in ...
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how to hide modified column in alerts in Emailbody

I have to hide the Modified by Column in my Email body while coming alerts from list. Regards, Phani
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How to get a list of alerts on MOSS 07

I need help getting a list of alerts on a MOSS 07 server. I'm trying to use STSADM. I saw the getproperty command for STSADM so I tried. STSADM -o getproperty -pv alerts-enabled -url ...
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I do not receive document email alerts

I am using sp2013. I have a document library where I have full control permissions. I have set for my self the email alert for new documents and updates. When I add a new document or update an ...
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How do “Send Alerts for These changes” works, inside “Alert Me”

I have a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki, and then I have configured the outgoing email. Currently when users click on “Page Option  Alert Me” they will get the following ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Notifications (other than e-mail) in sharepoint 2013

I want notifications in sharepoint 2013 similar to Facebook notifications (not e-mail). Is this possible? What other notification methods are available in SharePoint 2013?