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In SP2010 it's done as the image above is shown, just separate the email-addresses with a semicolon. But in SP2013 I'm not getting this to work, is there a way around this? I need two users to receive the access request emails.

  • It work in similar way in SP2013 too. Add one user and press Ctrl+K then hit space and add another user. Then again press Ctrl+K – ateet Oct 15 '14 at 7:27
  • Not working for me. CTRL+K(Check name) does not apply in that field. – Rasmus Oct 15 '14 at 7:40
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In SharePoint 2013 the delimiter changed to comma.

If this doesn't work something else is wrong - check ULS log in this case for errors (typo, SMTP error, ...).

  • Does not work in SP2013. Thats whats wrong. – Rasmus Feb 3 '15 at 7:24
  • Saw it working on a SP 2013 farm and in O365. Failed for me on one farm, but this was due to some SMTP error making single notifications fail as well. – Heinrich Ulbricht Feb 5 '15 at 12:56
  • I agree with Heinrich Ulbricht, I've just checked on my SharePoint 2013 on-premises environment - comma-separated emails worked fine for me, access request was sent to both email addresses. P.S. I've posted new answer, because I couldn't add a comment or vote for the Heinrich's answer. – Alex Seliv Jan 20 '16 at 15:33
  • In SP2013 it works with comma. Ex: user1@company.com,user2@company.com I put it without any space between. – user54290 May 17 '16 at 6:55
  • This is great I just tested it on an on prem 2013 site and it works with commas. (adding a space after the comma didn't break it) The site approvers should have full control or at least a custom permission level that includes the "manage permissions" check box under the "site permissions" category. Does anyone know if there is a limit to how many approvers emails you can have for a site? – Chris G Nov 3 '17 at 14:53
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I know it's not exactly the fix you wanted, but I always recommend access requests go to a shared mailbox, rather than an individual account, as this way: 1. Multiple people can access the requests (as per your requirement) 2. If/when you leave the company/team, you can just give new the person access to that mailbox, and do not have to change all the access request settings in your sites and subsites.

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