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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Alert user when due date is approaching in task list

I'm using SharePoint 2007 and I'd like to configure a task list to send an alert to the assigned-to user(s) and assigned-by user when the due date for a task is approaching (for instance, when the due ...
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Have full control but cannot manage alerts

I have full control for my sharepoint site and I am attempting to set up alerts for folders in one of the libraries. I only have the option to set alerts for myself and not others. Not sure why this ...
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How to create entries in List and send notifications to different user groups (depending on type of notification)?

In our SharePoint 2013 site collection, we have a list with "news" where we create an entry for each message. The users can get notifications via Alerts. Is it possible to create sub-folders in this ...
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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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How to setup Out going email in Sharepoint foundation on windows7 machine

Trying to set alert on discussion post. The SharePoint development environment has set up on windows 7 machine with installed SharePoint 2010 foundation. I have to set up Outgoing E-Mail Settings ...
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User alerts with external email domains not working

I have setup SharePoint outgoing email address in a specific domain i.e. officemail.com. Any alert setup using the same domain email address works fine. Any user with a different email domain does ...
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How do I customize the alert template to select only the Content columns when sending an alert from a microfeed

I want to send a alerts when ever anyone coments on the newsfeed. ! Although currently to set an alert on a newsfeed you have to set the alert on a microfeed. ! Instead of all the information that ...
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How to set up alert on team discussion list in following scenario?

I am having the WebPart, which send a email to selected employees. Along with sending email, it is adding a discussion topic in OOTB Team discussion List. Adding this topic against the user to whom I ...
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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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Alert assigned user when predecessors completed

I have an out of the box SharePoint 2010 Tasks List setup using predecessors (a lookup column back to same task list, allows multiple selections) and I have a requirement to send an email alert to the ...
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How to set up several alerts for different lists

I've got an alerts set up for a deployment calendar that i am implementing into Sharepoint Calendar function - Currently it's all fine with the overlays and categories and the colours match up with no ...
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<Document Name> has been changed alert - SharePoint 2010

I have uploaded a new document in a library. The document has no properties. But I get "<Document> name has been changed" alert email. This is the first time the document is uploaded. I ...
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Alerts Changed via Powershell do not show updates in SubEdit.aspx

I'm having a weird issue when trying to update user alerts via Powershell. I am able to update the alerts, and getting properties on the alerts as well as practical testing shows that the alert ...
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Community site alerts pretty much useless to users

We have a community site set up with several different categories. All those categories use the Category.aspx page to pull discussions from the discussion list. Users who set an alert on a page ...
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Notification handler firing for immediate but not for digest

I wrote a custom handler to rewrite the urls in the alert messages: that's because separate frontends exists for FBA users and internal (active directory) users. default mail messages ships with links ...
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Sharepoint alerts not working for AD group members

I have a SharePoint site that is restricted to users that are part of an Active Directory group (by creating a SharePoint group called site users and adding the AD group to that). Those users are ...
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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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How can I create calendar alerts when specific events are about to happen with certain keywords in?

SharePoint 2013 I would like to set up alerts on calendar events from a few calendars. There are 4 calendars on our site (conference room, board room, etc.). They get events thrown in by everyone in ...
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Alert not working for single site collection

I have a problem related alerts. It is working okay with all site collections I have tested except one. Interesting part is when I apply alert in any list of that site it sends mail that alert has ...
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How to customise alert emails?

I am using the Alert out of the box functionality for a document library whereby I am sending a daily summary email to all employees with new docs. Is it possible to modify the information/fields ...
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SharePoint search alert not working for external users

I am not able to create alert for search result for external users. It provides me below error: The was a problem configuring your Search Alerts. It looks like you don't have a valid user ...
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AD group not receiving mails from one of the SharePoint Farm

Experts, The era of weird issue continues... I have few AD groups and have two SharePoint 2010 Farm configured with these groups with exact SMTP settings. The issue is the AD groups from one of ...
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SharePoint 2010 Alerts

I have a list in SharePoint 2010 with 2 views, one of them use a [Me] filter where a user can only see the items created for him, and the other view have all items with any filter. My problem is if a ...
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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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auto subscribe to “Alert Me” for an item after it is created?

Is there a way to make it so automatically register the creator for "Alert Me" when a user adds a new item to a list? I have a list where users add items. I want them to automatically be alerted when ...
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Call a Javascript Funtion when Delete Operation Occurs in Document Library

I need to call a Javascript function when a delete operation occurs in a document Library. What is the best way to do so? Example: Suppose I need to show a JS Alert when a document is deleted.
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Workflow to send alerts every 2 hours in the period of work

I created three lists , department working period List , containing (deaprtment name, start work, and the end of the work), Employee List, containing fields (employee's name, postal address, ...
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Setting Up SharePoint Alerts for AD Group - No success with troubleshooting tips [duplicate]

(This is similar to other questions on the site, however none of the solutions have worked.) I am trying to create an alert for a SharePoint list to send an email to a domain local AD group. The ...
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Export user alert list

SP2013, I would like to be able to export a list of everyone who has set an alert on a specific list or library. I can see how to edit specific user's alerts, but I'd like to have the full list of ...
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Setting Up User alerts

I have created a list on SharePoint and this list has an alert attached to it so it emails a particular user when it is added to. I want to set it so when a user adds to the list it also sends them an ...
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SharePoint 2013: Discussion Board reply Alerts

I'm wondering if there is a way to set up an alert that lets me know if someone has added a reply to one MY posts on a discussion board. I can set alerts for the discussion board in general (new item ...
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Sharepoint 2013 : How can I ensure that list attachments are included in alert email?

Is it possible to add the attachments to a list item in the alert emails or to at least make them visible in the email? I've added attachment as a field but it displays in the list but not in the ...
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Is it possible to query users who have alerts/subscriptions for a list?

Using the CSOM or REST API is it possible to query for users who have subscribed to alerts for a list? I attempted to Google it but didn't come up with much. Thanks!
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How to change alerttemplate.xml in multilevel FARM

I've been trying to deploy a new alerttemplate.xml for a specific site. But when I deployed it, I had someone me problems with alerts triggering for the entire FARM. All of sudden, all alerts stopped ...
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Getting error “Object doesn't support property or method 'commitPopup'” when saving a new alert in SP 2010

In my SP 2010 environment, I have a html page, that has an iframe, and the iframe is the page where you create a new alert for a list. In the html page, I dynamically create the iframe and then insert ...
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List Subcription EventHandler

I'm trying to built a custom code that should run on Subscription event. As we know, When people Subscribe to a Sp List, you receive a Mail Message on your Box. I Should intercept that Event. I've ...
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Custom Alert does not trigger

Has anyone successfully implemented IAlertUpdateHandler on SP 2010? When I try to add a new alert on a document Library following this tutorial, everithing seems to be fine. But when I try to insert ...
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Why alert Events trigger twice

I have a custom Alert dll that send custom email messages. But everytime the alert event triggers, it does twice and send two Mail message. Another strange problem is that, often the runtime jump some ...
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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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How to update “The My site of user is scheuled for deletion” email message in SharePoint 2013

The MySite Deletion job is sending an email with subject "The MySite of is Scheduled for deletion". This email is sent to the manager and mysite is assigned to the manager. This email contains a ...
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WF argument not working properly

I have an InfoPath form that I have published to a Form Library called Test Forms. Along with the form, I have an Approval Workflow attached to it. I added the fields from the InfoPath form to the ...
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Can't save alert - site hasn't been shared with you, but I have CONTRIBUTE

SharePoint 2013. I have a 'normal' account with CONTRIBUTE permissions on some FOLDERS within a document library. I can navigate through them fine, update documents, add documents, etc. I need an ...
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SharePoint Alert Me not sending alerts for a specific user

We use the SharePoint alerting infrastructure on a list on a site. Alert are currently active for a group of users and are working correctly. The environment is SharePoint wss3.0. I have added a new ...
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Sharepoint Alerts not sending emails

I have a problem that I can't seem to understand. I have a user who has set up alerts for a library with the settings shown below: For some reason I cannot understand, the user with the issue does ...
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Survey doesn't allow administrator to subscribe for alerts

I have a SharePoint survey where users can respond and see their own replies. Administrators can see all replies but when I want to make an alert me for an administrator, I receive the following error:...
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alert based view when duplicates are detected

Is it possible to create an alert based view if 2 records with the same field value are found in the a SharePoint list?
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SharePoint 2010 - alert on library view

I have SharePoint 2010 site and I want to set an alert on custom library custom view (library is filled with document-sets). As I searched for this problem, in this post are mentioned few requirements ...
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SharePoint 2013 Standard Alerts failing to send when user is a Contributor by way of AD group

There has been an ongoing issue where our SharePoint 2013 (Standard) sites which are using AD groups in the Contributors SharePoint group. Administrators have set up subscriptions for users, and ...
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SharePoint 2007 ImmedSubscriptions not sending - where can I find and clear queued alert emails?

We're having a problem with our timer service, which is is preventing immediate alerts from sending from our client's SharePoint 2007 environment. Months had passed since they reported the isuse, so ...
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Find alerts in SPO library using CSOM

How can I find alerts set on my lists using CSOM? If necessary, I have the alert GUID and I have the list GUID Alert={391EDCAC-BDC0-4561-8E86-5291E3323CF8} List={E613438C-0DF1-429B-9087-...