SharePoint 2013 alerts are not working

sharepoint 2013 alerts are not working

In this article, we are addressing the issue “Alerts are not working in SharePoint” from specific site collection of the FARM in SharePoint 2013. We will discuss how to resolve SharePoint 2013 alerts are not working issue.

Issue (Alerts not working):

I was not receiving alerts from a specific site collection in my SharePoint, on the other hand, I am getting alerts from other site collections from the same SharePoint server.

Reason:

Later some research I have realized that alerts on Web Application of the Site Collection. Where we could check that?

Central Administration -> Application Management -> Manage Web Applications -> Select the desired web Application (as shown below)

sharepoint 2013 alerts are not working
sharepoint 2013 alerts are not working

I have realized that alerts were off on that web application.

sharepoint 2013 immediate alerts not working
sharepoint 2013 immediate alerts not working

Enable Alerts from SharePoint Central Admin:

Enable alerts as part of General settings of Web Application and click on OK on the popup window.

Enable Alerts on SharePoint Web Application through PowerShell
Enable Alerts on SharePoint Web Application through PowerShell

Enable Alerts on SharePoint Web Application through PowerShell:

1. Check alerts on the requires web application
$webappUlr = Get-SPWebApplication “<Web Application URL>”
$webappUlr.AlertsEnabled


2. Enable / disable Alerts
$webappUlr = Get-SPWebApplication “<Web Application URL>”
# To enable alerts in this Web application
$webappUlr.AlertsEnabled = $true
$webappUlr.Update()
# To disable alerts in this Web application
$webappUlr.AlertsEnabled = $false
$webappUlr.Update()

Hope this helps !!!!


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About Krishna Vandanapu

I am Krishna.Vandanapu a SharePoint architect working in IT from last 12 years, I worked in SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365. I have extensive hands on experience in customizing SharePoint sites from end to end. Expertise in SharePoint migration tools like Sharegate, Doc Ave and Metalogix. Migrated SharePoint sites from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and 2010 to 2013 several times seamlessly. Implementing CSOM with Microsoft best practices. Spent quality time in configuring SharePoint application services like User Profile, Search, Managed Meta data services etc. Now exploring SharePoint Framework and SharePoint 2019

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