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Creating alerts for others on MOSS/WSS 3

  Asked By: Antwan    Date: Jul 29    Category: MOSS    Views: 1280

I haven't migrated yet from 2003, but is there a way to set alerts for
groups or is that still a custom webpart when we upgrade?

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6 Answers Found

 
Answer #1    Answered By: Ada Sosa     Answered On: Jul 29

MOSS 2007 allows you to create alerts  for both SharePoint groups and for
other users.

 
Answer #2    Answered By: Cheyenne Lewis     Answered On: Jul 29

On the "New Alerts" page, When I enter the name of a SharePoint group in the
"Send Alerts To" box, the "Check Names" button reports that "no exact match
was found". When I submit, the submission is refused with a message "You
must type a username, a real address, or group name to add a user or group."

It looks like the People Picker is set up to do groups, but the "New Alerts"
page is not.

 
Answer #3    Answered By: Liana Alston     Answered On: Jul 29

It's looking for an email address. AD Security groups and AD
Distribution groups have an email address. SharePoint Groups don't.

 
Answer #4    Answered By: Daamodar Kolhe     Answered On: Jul 29

...you could always e-mail enable the SP group using DMS. That would
create/sync a DL in AD for alerts.

 
Answer #5    Answered By: Emerson Franks     Answered On: Jul 29

Sorry, what's DMS? Googling "Microsoft DMS" gives a "Dealer Management
System" (automotive) and a "Defense Messaging System" (military)...

 
Answer #6    Answered By: Ned Storm     Answered On: Jul 29

Directory Management Service - in Central Admin, Incoming E-mail.

 
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