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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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 ...
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Deactivate email-notifications for SPLists only temporally (and programmatically)

So here's my Problem: I have a list which is used to notificate user. (Announcements) So it's essential that the email notifications work for most of the time. The announcement (items) get saved in ...
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Why are outgoing e-mail alerts not sending?

I have a strange problem with outgoing alerts e-mails on our SP 2010 farm. Alert notification are delivered, but no alerts comes whatever I do. I remembered the page for SP alerts here and followed ...
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Permissions for users to send alerts to multiple users

We have a number of subsites (off a main site) which are project based. The project managers would like the ability to create alerts for their teams on specific items, such as Team Discussion and ...
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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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Can I setup blog subscriptions on SharePoint 2007?

Currently the best way I can think to do this is to have anybody who'd like to "subscribe" to a blog use the alerts feature. However, is there a way to setup actual subscriptions? If the alert ...
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Custom Blog Alert Template - Missing ID for list post

I have made a custom alerttemplate and tried to add the ItemID without success. I can add but i need to add post.aspx?ID=xx where xx is replaced by the ItemID. Tried the following ID-s (and removed ...
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SharePoint task assignment email doesn't send to group

Task list has email enabled on task assignment, tasks can be assigned to multiple people or groups. When I create a task and assign it to myself, I get mail. When I update the task to assign it to a ...
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Alerts for social notes

I am to develop an alert system for the social notes functionality in SharePoint 2010. I could write a timer job looping through all pages and look for new notes since last run, or loop through all ...
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How to create custom email alert template in SharePoint 2010

There seems to be a widely popular blog post (here) about creating these. It's tailored to SharePoint 2007, but I've read through the entire article, and it makes sense. I've followed the directions, ...
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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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How do I create custom alert message for new alerts - Customizing Alert Notifications and Alert Templates in Windows SharePoint

I want to change the first message when you create a new alert. See example below: Tried this for making a custom alert on added posts: ...
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SharePoint alert Office 2010 email cuts off table

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we transferred to Office 2010, not ...
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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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Creating Alert programmatically on GET request

I'm having problems creating an Alert for the current user programmatically for a GET request. No matter how I try to do it, it says updates are not allowed for GET requests. var spContext = ...
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send an email like alert me template on sp designer wf

I want to send an email to a user when an item is changed in a list. I can add "send an email" event on sp designer but I want that email to be like the alert emails. I want to inform user on the mail ...
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SharePoint 2010 change alert email message

Hi is there a way to change the content of the alert email associated with a document library or a list? In SP2007, I know it is possible to do so by changing the alertteamplate.xml in the 12 hive. ...
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SP Alert email cuts off Excel table in Office 2010 but not Office 2003

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we use Office 2010, not sure if its ...
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Customize add colleagues email template

I need to customize the mail that is sent when I add a colleague in "my site" profile on SharePoint 2010 Environment. The below URL says it is not possible however want to check if you have any other ...
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Is there a workaround for the 'You cannot create alerts for lists for which users can only read their own items.' error?

I have been trying to piece together a quick and dirty system to allow users to leave messages on each others sites where any user can leave a message, but they can only see messages they have left, ...
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Why are there extra fields in the content of an alert e-mail?

I've got an immediate alert set up on a custom list, the list has multiple content types attached. If I create a new item on the list for a specific content type, the alert e-mail contains fields from ...
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How to Edit email alerts Templates from Issue Tracker?

Hi I want to edit the email alerts format sent from a Issue Tracker. I need to know which files I have to edit to customize the email alerts? I use WSS 3.0 -Saumil
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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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Sharepoint 2010 ALERT settings - customize possible set of lists

I want to customize possible set of lists on which user can set "alerts ON". Customizing just ribbon button ("Alert me") for not showing on specific list isn't enough because - on some list on which ...
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Health Report with Alerts

I would like to create an alert on the central admin Health Reports list (http://server:8080/Lists/HealthReports/AllItems.aspx) if that is possible. I have created an alert with: Change Type=All ...
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How to know when and how many SPAlerts were sent?

I would like to know when and how many SPAlerts are sent to a specific user, is there any way to do this?
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How can I delete all alerts for a user in Sharepoint 2007 without visiting every site?

A user leaves the organisation. Their account is removed from active directory. Their user object does not get removed from Sharepoint, and their alerts remain in place. This generates ...
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Send e-mail alerts to distribution groups - Sharepoint 2010

After migration to MSS2010, we realized that the alerts, that we used to send to a distribution group in our company, do not work. There was an option to create alert for the group (e. g. group_all), ...
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Task Alerts Issues

I have suddenly facing an issue relating to Task Notification by email. All was working perfectly but now people from my site do not get an alert email when a task is assigned to them. By Alert email ...
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Why are alerts using a language other than English to display the alert's title?

I have a SharePoint 2010 portal, and it seems as though some people receive alerts with a language other than English for the alert's title. You have successfully created an alert for '럢镛乪佟犋֣␓' ...
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Disable Alerts on site for ALL alerts?

I have a bulk update to run on a large # of items in a list. I don't want to send out a couple hundred emails to people once I commence the updates. Is there a way in WSS3.0 to disable ALL alerts some ...
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Sharepoint Alerts

Thanks very much for your responses so far! I'm trying to set up a single alert in a basic Sharepoint site that is set so that only "Existing Items are Modified" and "When a Task Becomes Complete" ...
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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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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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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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How can I get the job-immediate-alerts stsadm property setting to work?

Despite my running the following command: stsadm -o setproperty -pn job-immediate-alerts -pv "Every 1 minutes between 0 and 59" the immediate alerts timer job runs every five minutes. What do I ...
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Turn off alerts on a task list

We have a SharePoint 2010 solution that uses a standard task list. We would like to turn off alerts for when items change in / are added to the task list. Is there a way to do this in code, either ...
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Developing a replacement “Alert Me”-function

I'm pretty new to sharepoint-development, so I thought I'd check real quick with the gurus in here. I've been given the task of building a replacement for the built-in Alert Me feature. The main ...
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Why is the alert email for a list truncating the message body?

I have created one SharePoint Blog site. I have one Blog site collection called MyBlog, which contains a list named "Post". I clicked on the "Alert me" in list settings, so that I can get alerts ...
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Different behaviour of people search in different site collection

This is the scenario: Moss 2007 on a domain, user in a different trusted domain E-Mail field has been manually populated (no exchange server on the user domain) AD crawled successfully, browsing ...
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Alerts on Custom Views

I've been searching everywhere for this, and it appears to have been an easily achievable task in WSS3, but doesn't seem available at all in SharePoint Foundation 2010. I'm just trying to setup an ...
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Immediate-alerts Email Notification not sending emails

The alerts are working, but for some reason the " Send e-mail when ownership is assigned" on a task list is not working. A task is assigned to a user however Immediate-alerts are not sending the ...
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Event handlers on User Information List

Has anyone ever tried adding an event handler to the User Information List of a site collection? Or for that matter, an alert? I'd try it out, but was just wondering if there were any issues I should ...
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Implementation of IAlertUpdateHandler

Has anyone implemented IAlertUpdateHandler interface successfully? Actually I've to suppress alert subscription notification email. I've following code in PreUpdate method: public bool ...