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Microsoft® Office Outlook® 2007 Inside Out by Doug Sheresh, Beth Sheresh, Jim Boyce

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Configuring Alerts in Outlook

We looked at alerts earlier in this chapter, in the section "Setting Up Alerts." Whereas alerts in Windows SharePoint Services are sent through e-mail messages, Outlook 2007 includes integration that allows for the simple management of alert messages from a SharePoint site. The Outlook 2007 Manage Alerts tab in the Rules And Alerts dialog box provides links directly into the correct SharePoint site pages for alert management.

To manage SharePoint alerts from Outlook 2007, follow these steps:

  1. Configure an alert for a resource on the SharePoint site. The alert notification will be sent to you through e-mail and will appear in your Inbox.

  2. Ensure that a mail folder is open.

  3. Choose Tools, Rules And Alerts. The Rules And Alerts ...

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