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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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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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-...
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How can I show only modified fields on item

I have a list with 60 fields in SharePoint Online (2013 wave) deployed as a sandboxed solution and would like to notify users for approval when somebody changes an item. Having a relatively high ...
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Alerts not working - Timer Lock

I've checked content database; SELECT * FROM timerlock WITH (nolock) Then having checked the eventcache table; SELECT * FROM eventcache WITH (nolock) WHERE EventData is not null I've got a ...
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Difference/Relationship between Filter section in AlertTemplate.xml and Filter Property in SPAlert class

In regards to SharePoint 2010, I'm having trouble understanding the relationship/difference between the Filters/FilterDefinition section in the AlertTemplates.xml schema file, and the SPAlert classes ...
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Alerts on SharePoint 2013 External List

I have created an external list using an external content type reading from a database server on our network that is not on the same machine as our SharePoint database server. I am also sysadmin on ...
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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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Customize “Additional Information Required” Email

We are using the Content Organizer in SharePoint 2010 to route documents to a central location. Before the documents are routed, however, there are a few required meta-data fields that need to be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Sending alerts based on changes in lookup columns

Scenario: List A, called Regulations, stores info about some documents - like law regulations that are important to our business. It has several columns like last update, document status etc List B, ...
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Notifications on Discussion Forum

I am using SharePoint 2013 and the notifications for the discussion forum don't seem to be working properly. I do get notified if I reply to myself but not if someone else does! Is there not an ...
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Custom query send email notification

I have a custom query "issue" in SharePoint 2010 and I'm trying to find how I can add notification on it. So that each time I add data in it, it will send an email to some users
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Add Alert programmatically sharePoint2013

how to add alert programmatically for current user. I tried this code but it alway say : Microsoft.SharePoint.SPAlertCollection dont have Add() function this the code : using (SPSite site = ...
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How to Target SharePoint Announcements to Different Groups of Users From the Same Announcement List in SharePoint 2007

My organization created a SharePoint Announcement list and subscribed all of the organization's divisions to that announcement list. So, now when you create a new announcement, everyone in the ...
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Register users to receive alerts for multiple lists

I would like to create an application which is started up from a webpart on a SharePoint (2010) site that allows users to register to receive alerts for changes/additions to a collection of four ...
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SharePoint 2013 Health Report List alerts not sending emails, job-immediate-alerts last run time N/A in CA

We are trying to configure email alerts on the Central Admin Health Report list in SharePoint 2013. We get the confirmation email when the alert is first created, but nothing when a new error or ...
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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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Can I include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers?

We have a request to include the date range that a weekly summary alert covers in either the subject (preferred) or body of the email. We know that we can create a custom alerttemplates.xml in C:\...
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sharepoint notifications

Is it possible to bring my custom property values to the Newsfeed? For example consider I have FAQ's or something similar to it. If I ask a question, and if that question is answered I want that in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Discussions - Subscribing to Alerts on an Individual Post

Believe I may have stumbled across a SharePoint qwirk, where users are unable to subscribe to alerts from an individual post. To note subscribing to alerts at the list level is fine (i.e. all items ...
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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 List/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Create notification of users changing their alert settings

I am running a SharePoint 2013 server (on-prem). We are looking at Alerts Administrator and Alerts Plus from Bamboo Solutions to help with Alerts - The requirement is that there are several specific ...
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Alert Settings to to enable one click view of excel and not download

I am using SharePoint (Office 365) and we are trying to replace emails with alerts. It looks good however alerts give a link to directly download the file instead of taking me Excel Online (for excel ...
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Create SSRS data alerts programatically or XML

I'm just getting into data alerts and see from technet (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg492251.aspx) that data alert definitions are unique to the selected parameters. My problem is that it ...
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SPAlert custom filter

I'm using a custom webpart to generate alerts with a filter. The webpart and alerts work fine, but there's a small problem. When a user decides he wants to change something about the alert, say the ...
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SharePoint online search with alert me

I have a requirement to search on multiple keywords and alert on this if anything changes on that search result. SharePoint provides an "alert me" option, but I think it's not working (wrong result ...
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Task List Email Alert Links Go to Wrong Address

I have a task list in SharePoint 2013 Foundation. My users receive email alerts when tasks have been reassigned. This was an OOB thing, I never set anything up. The users just set alerts to the list ...
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SP2010 - User Alerts - See settings for an AD group's alerts?

SharePoint 2010 - I have a user alert set up on a list for an Active Directory group. It does not appear to be working, so I am investigating. I go to Site Settings - User Alerts, then select the AD ...
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View Based Alerts not being received

In our environment we have SharePoint 2013 using FBA Pack for user authentication. Using standard SP functionality users are able to subscribe to alerts on lists or views within lists. The users ...
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Why are images not appearing on my iphone for Alert emails?

We created a custom list with a rich text field. Images are added to this text field whenever the user is entering data. If I subscribe to alerts, the image is embedded in the alert that I receive ...
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SPAlert Created, But Not Sending Email

I have a SharePoint webpart that creates an alert for a user, for a specific list item (in this case, a document set). I am adding the alert programmatically. The code executes without any errors, ...