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How does internal email get to the SMTP client of a SharePoint server?

I am trying to configure incoming email to a SharePoint 2010 list on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. I am trying to avoid involvement with Exchange or Active Directory. When I try to email the list using ...
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Is there a good way to email the members of multiple SharePoint groups?

I have a project site and I have split members of the project site into multiple SharePoint groups for security purposes. I would like to be able to send an email to all the members of several groups. ...
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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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Using Email enabled document libraries in Sharepoint 2007

What do you think of using email-enabled document libraries in SP2007? Is it reliable? secure? or too complicated to get it to work correctly? Also would it accept emails from "anyone" sending to ...
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Can I set my own subject in the task notification email

I have created a workflow which is creating tasks and sets the body, subject and assigned to some user or group. SharePoint is adding some extra text to my subject. This is the text: "has been ...
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Alerts not being sent

My smtp server does not show sharepoint mail attempts in any of it's folders under mailroot. The account that the alert is supposed to go to has an external gmail address in it's AD entry on purpose. ...
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Why is Workflow sending Emails even when Status is Complete and %Complete = 100%?

We have a user that is receiving the Task assigned to emails about once a week. He is listed in the CC field of the emails (I think this indicates he created the list entry for which the Workflow is ...
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utf-16 encoded email in sharepoint 2010 is possibile?

Is it possibile to send an html email encoded in utf-16 with sharepoint 2010? My problem is that I have a message body wich can contain accented characters which on the receiving end are displayed ...
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Notify user when question is answered

I have a list for frequently asked questions that anybody can submit an item to. There already is a workflow set up to notify the approvers when an item is submitted so they can approve it. But, they ...
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Error when trying to send email from sharepoint 2010 workflow

When I try to send an email from a workflow I get the famous error "The e-mail message cannot be sent. Make sure the outgoing e-mail settings for the server are configured correctly". I have added the ...
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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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List is not picking up the mail from Drop folder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: incoming mail just sits in the drop folder I have followed all the steps as mentioned in this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/Video/ff679958to to ...
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Contact all members of a SharePoint site

I am looking for an easy way to contact (email) all the members of a SharePoint site. Is this possible without custom code? I do NOT have the ability to create distribution groups in AD, or anything ...
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email into a list on 2013 SharePoint-online

I have setup a IT ticketing system in SP (hosted via office 365) and I wanted to make it easier for my employees to send me tickets (sp mobile isn't very friendly) Is there a way to have an email ...
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Create a workflow in SharePoint

I am new to the SharePoint technology. I need to create a workflow when a new document has been uploaded to the document library, it should fire an email to a particular user. How to do this?
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Item added or item edited Sharepoint 2010 event receiver

I am working on Sharepoint list form with 10 fields. The first time when I add the new item I fill in 8 values and id is generated. Next time I edit the form I fill in the one of the two remaining ...
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How to send a document from a document library directly as attachment?

Is there a way to change the behavior of the "send to"-drop-down in a DL from "E-Mail a link" to "E-Mail as attachment"?
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No way to stop sending a welcome email when granting permissions in SharePoint 2013

When I grant permissions on anything, site, list, etc., in SharePoint 2013 I don't see the ability to opt out of sending an email to the user being added. The only option I see is the group or ...
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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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how to email contact list members

SP2010 In a contact list, you can select several people, but there is no option to email those selected. Is this an option that can be turned on in administration or would it require a third party ...
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How to get “Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?” functionality on a Non Issue Tracking or Task list?

I have created a Custom SharePoint list and I want to be able to add the ability to send an e-mail to the person who the list item is assigned to just like the Issue Tracking and Task lists do. How ...
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Popup to allow emailing of current URL

I'd like to implement an email icon on the pages of our SharePoint 2010 site collection; when the user clicks it, a Lightbox-style popup allows the user to email the current URL with a custom message ...
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Alert sender has changed to no-reply@sharepointonline.com

I have some alerts on several lists in our site collection (office 365), untill today the sender (from) of the alerts was the title of the site that the list belongs to. I don't know what we have done ...
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Event receiver not firing on item added via email

I have a list that have been configure to receive incoming email. I also create event receiver for that list (on itemAdded and on itemAdding). The problem is, my event receiver not executed when ...
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SharePoint2013 “Start Task Process” workflow activity

The problem is the following: I need to create a workflow using sharepoint designer, which will create tasks for chosen users and after, will send them email notifications, where every email will ...
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Design Workflow that Emails People in Assigned To (Except for Created By)

We have a custom list that tracks work tasks in our department; we track our own work and use it to assign work/tasks to other colleagues. I have a people/groups column called AssignedTo and need a ...
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How to Enable Email in Lists Without Using Exchange?

Salvete! I am running Sharepoint Enterprise 2010 on Windows Server 2008R2. I want to enable email in my sharepoint lists. I don't have Microsoft Exchange. We are moving from a 3rd party hosted ...
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How to handle “e-mail message cannot be sent” error

I have a workflow that uses a SendEmail activity, then moves on to some other work. If I get this error below (because the smtp server is down for some reason): The e-mail message cannot be sent. ...
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Sending an email using sharepoint object model sharepoint 2010

i have been working on generating email in an event receiver using share point object model..i used the sputility.sendemail method..2 things are necessary in the email(email from and HTML body)..so i ...
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Send e-mail with SMTP (Office 365)

I need to show a popup-window with a basic e-mail layout and send the e-mail after pressing the send button. The popup, I've created and also the webpart within. But when I want to send the e-mail, it ...
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Defaulting MySite Email Notifications to off?

On the SharePoint 2010 MySite EditProfile.aspx, there are settings for Email Notifications: [x] Notify me when someone leaves a note on my profile. [x] Notify me when someone adds me as a colleague. ...
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Using Email to trigger SharePoint workflow

We are currently designing a system to handle help desk functionality. One of the things we want to do, is to allow a user to send an email, that will trigger the creation and start of a workflow. ...
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Missing workflow task

A user is receiving an email for task that is overdue. The document that it relates to has been deleted. I have searched for the task and looked in the task history but I can not find it. Any ...
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Modify Approval Status Value

I am sending an email through workflow and would like to indicate the Approval status. For example, I want the email to look like this: Your request has been Approved by the Administrator. OR ...
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Parse pasted images from Outlook emails as attachments in Sharepoint list

I have a Sharepoint list with incoming email enabled, and an email event receiver to create items out of incoming emails. Once an email is received, it sends an email back to the sender with the ...
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Read mails from a mail box in SharePoint 2010

Let's say I have a mail address , jithu@abc.com . I will get mails from different mail Id's. All mails have an excel sheet attached. Excel sheet has two fields, 1) another email Id 2) A name Now ...
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Email sent to a document library: “Created By” is sometimes set to “System Account”

On SharePoint 2007, I enabled a document library to receive emails. I then use a workflow to send a response to the user who sent the message. The workflow uses the field "Created By" whose value is ...
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Share Point task list email notifications

I created the workflow in sharepoint designer using Collect data from user option. The approver receives three automated mail. 1) Notification to approve - Task assigned email 2) After approval, task ...
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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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Creating/modifying items by sending emails

Is it possible to create or modify items of a List by sending emails? i.e. Change status of the task etc.
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Upgrading inflight workflows (Visual Studio, not SPD)

I need to update the format of several workflow-generated emails. If I update my solution and redeploy, will I run into problems? Is there any good guidance on upgrading workflows?
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Workflow to sent attachments and mark completed in a List

My client emails the same document to users within the company and also outside the company. I would like to set up a workflow within SharePoint that will do this very same thing and mark a check box ...
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How to assign a user friendly email address to a document library

I have a document library which is configured for inbound emails. The current email address assigned is List@SharepointServername. I need to somehow map a generic email ID (say abcd@mycompany.com) to ...
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Getting SharePoint to return a usable .ics file

How do I get SharePoint to generate the correct iCal format? I used the directions on several sites Specifically this one to get Sharpoint to create an .ics file and hyperlink so that when users ...
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Farm outgoing email multiple addresses

Is it possible in SP2013 to configure multiple email accounts for the outgoing email? I wish to have one email address for each web application.
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Send Email from CSOM

Is it possible to send an Email from an Autohosted Sharepoint 2013 app from CSOM code (C#) with an attachment? I have the following code: EmailProperties properties = new EmailProperties(); ...
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Incoming email setup for Document Libraries

I am confused as I read documents on this subject. Here are some questions... Do I need to setup SMTP on all the SharePoint servers (we have 2WFEs and 1 App)? Do I need separate email address setup ...
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Deleted Workflows Still Sending Emails

All! I have an issue that neither I nor the contractors that I have working for me have been able to figure out, and I'm hoping you all might be able to help me. I have several users that are getting ...
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Send emails to multiple recipients via contactform webpart

Happy new year everyone, so I'm creating a contact form webpart for my event management system at the moment which has a checkbox "send to all attendees". I'm using the SPUtility.SendEmail method to ...
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“Assigned To” emails: how to control columns included?

We have an Issue Tracking list in a SharePoint 2007 instance which contains a column "Assigned To". The list has property "Send e-mail when ownership is assigned?" = Yes We do not use columns ...