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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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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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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helpdesk support ticket list. Users can only see their own, yet get emailed when they are updated by helpdesk staff

I'm trying to setup a list in sharepoint 2010 that end users can submit and view support tickets on. The user should be able to only see their own tickets, not ones other users have submitted. IT ...
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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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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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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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Task List Alerts not Working on Assignment

For some reason or another, my SharePoint 2010 production farm has stopped sending email alerts when a task is assigned from a default task list. I have tried everything I can think of, and the timer ...
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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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Automatically Set Alerts on List

Is it possible to create a workflow or jquery function within the list's page that would allow a user to automatically be signed up for the built-in sharepoint alerts on any item they themselves ...
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Sharepoint alert as Spreadsheet

Looking for a bit of advice, I am in the process of setting up a new user request form on my works Sharepoint. Is there a way to have it sent through as a spreadsheet rather than the text based ...
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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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Is it possible to break alerts in one site collection with client-side scripting?

We have a single site collection where alerts have been down for some time. After review, it was suggested that client-side Javascript (common ones like EasyTabs and SPServices) could break alerts. ...
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Alert sends email when list item leaves view

I have two people, Frodo and Gandalf. I have a list with the person/group site column "Assigned To" I have a view "View1" that only shows items where Assigned To is empty I have another view ...
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Error when setting notification in discussion board

Sharepoint 2013, I add a discussion board via insert Web Part (also tried as App Part). I want to set notification on a topic by clicking "Alert me". On the next screen I adjust the settings and hit ...
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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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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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Create multiple alerts for multiple lists at once

Creating an alert to be notified of changes in a list is a 5-6 clicks process in Sharepoint 2013. Our users need to subscribe to 30-40 lists so is there a way to do it "all at once" or somehow reduce ...
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Check if I have an alert set - client sided

How can I check if I have an alert set on a listitem from client-side?
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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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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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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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How to set a group alert

I have created a task list in sharepoint and created groups for teams. I want to mark groups in the assigned to section instead of having individual users. Also , want to set alert alert for group if ...
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Custom triggers for Alerts in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to set up an alert that triggers after 5 or more items are entered into a list within a specific timeframe (i.e. 2 hours)? List is SharePoint 2013 custom template. Email would not ...
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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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Getting no e-mail alerts when list attachment has been modified

In our SP2010 lists, users who created e-mail alerts will not get notified when the list attachment (here: docx files) has been modified. This is the whether version is enabled or not. Is this ...
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'Alert Me' does not work on custom lists

We have several custom lists which are all deployed using WSPs along with some web parts to a SharePoint 2010 installation. Every time a user clicks on the 'Alert Me' button on a custom list or an ...
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I need to create an auto-generated email when items in a Sharepoint list are created or updated

I'm pretty inexperienced with Sharepoint design, but have taken on the task of creating a basic issue tracker for a project. The idea is when testers find an issue, they will log it into the ...
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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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Sharepoint 2010 & Lotus Notes Alert View

I have been looking forever for an answer to this question and nobody can answer it; so I'm hoping some Sharepoint enthusiast here will be able to! You know how when you receive your email alert ...
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Injecting dynamic list content into an alert template email

I have tried, and successfully failed, to determine a way to inject the emailed item's value from a universal custom column into the default alert emails generated by SharePoint, in both the subject ...
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Sharepoint 2010 alerts not working

So the problem is I cant send email via alerts. So I far I ve checked this: 1) Alerts are activated in central administration for my application (activated and unlimeted) 2) User has permisions for ...
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New Blog Post added email Alerts Log

We have created alerts on our Blogs and want to ensure that all users are getting the email alerts. Are there any logs for these email alerts?
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Can I have an alert for each calendar overlay

I have a calendar web app on my SharePoint site. I have several overlays for it for our different conference rooms/departments. What I want to do is to have an alert made for each individual ...
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SharePoint Immediate Alerts Are Spamming List Subscriber

I have a SharePoint list where users have individually subscribed to the list for any updates. Today I was notified that several users who subscribed to alerts received over 100 email(s) a piece for ...
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Disable Data Alerts in Sharepoint Reporting Services

I am trying to disable the reporting services data alerts and can't seem to do so. The "New Data alert" menu option is still available whenever I go in an view a report in sharepoint. I am trying to ...
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SharePoint 2010 - How to temporarily disable alerts being sent for a document library

I need to make changes to a lot of files in a document library. A lot of users have e-mail alerts enabled on this folder. How can I temporarily disable alerts being sent for this document library? ...
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Get User who created list item

In IAlertNotifyHandler implementation I need name of the user who created/add the current item/document to the list (for which this alert is being sent). What is the way to do this?
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How to modify the sharepoint 2010 NewItem2 function?

In sharepoint 2010, I want to add javascript to the alerts popup window page, but I don't want to modify the actual layouts file. I want to dynamically insert javascript in it. Basically the button to ...
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SharePoint Alert issue

I am facing one weird issue in alert functionality for a list. Users are able to get an alert only when they accessed that site. Otherwise an alert notification is not working for any change in list ...
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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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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 ...
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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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Created Alert on View, Email containes Fields not in that View

Here is the list of fields in my Writer View: What I receive in my Email Alert is: The fields in the email do not match the fields in the View?
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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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Timer Service not stopping / Upgrade not possible

it all started with the fact, that the SP 2010 did not send any alerts. I found out, that the timerjob was the problem. It seemed impossible to recycle anymore and I even could not stop it, without ...
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Only show most recent edits in alerts

I have a blog site in which I've set up a weekly email alert on the Posts list but I can't seem to find the sweet spot of what it should show. Originally I had set it to send me alerts on "All ...
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SharePoint2010 is it possible to set an alert on change to column?

I have a user that would like alerts when specific columns in a list are changed. Is this possible OOTB or does it require some C#? If it requires some custom code, does anyone have resources to use ...
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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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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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SP13: Alert Me - Setup Email

I am not sure if this has already been addressed before. When setting up Alerts using "Alert Me" within a document library an notification email is sent to the any persons added to the "Send Alerts ...