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Sharepoint designer workflow, datetime question

  Asked By: Jim    Date: Apr 08    Category: MOSS    Views: 1401

I think this can be done in SPD(for moss 2007) but I always do these in
visual studio.

I need to look at an expire date that is in a document library, and then send
out a reminder email like so:
An email when the item is 2 years from expiring,
another when the items is 1 year from expiring,



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Shelton Dickson     Answered On: Apr 08

I'm not sure what would trigger the emails, but I look forward to hearing the

Answer #2    Answered By: Gretchen Stokes     Answered On: Apr 08

I think the best answer to this would be to write a timer job that runs on a
daily basis. Have the job look at each item in the library and send a mail if
the date is within certain parameters. Although you could do this with a
workflow it would be sitting there for years on end, with one instance for each
document. A timer job would just run each day and then stop.

Answer #3    Answered By: Angarika Shroff     Answered On: Apr 08

I would suggest 'Pause until date' but that thing would be running for
years...State Machine WF is the answer but not with SPD.

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