Sharepoint Online Site Alerts

Troops 11 Reputation points
2022-04-19T12:50:19.913+00:00

Hi,

Is it possible to create alerts on the site level and not on the library/list level? We need to get notification when ever something is changed on the site. For example if admin change something, adds something etc to get notification about activities.

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  1. Yanli Jiang - MSFT 23,961 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2022-04-21T08:56:47.78+00:00

    Hi @Troops ,

    First, alerts only can be set for a list, library, folder, file, or list item.
    According to my research, using Alert policy may help you as a workaround for your issue.
    Please follow the steps.
    1,Microsoft 365 admin center-->Security-->Polices & rules-->Alert policy
    Click “New alert policy”
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    2,Set the content of the required fields according to your needs. Then "Next".
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    3, In Activity, you can select the drop-down for Choose activities for alert. Look at the many items you can create Activity Alerts on. For a full detailed list of all items available in the following link. You can read the full details under the Audited Activities section.
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/compliance/search-the-audit-log-in-security-and-compliance?view=o365-worldwide#audited-activities
    NOTE: you can only choose one activity at a time.
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    In "Add a condition "Section, select "Site collection URL" to limit the scope of the policy.
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    4,
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    5,
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    6,you can see it there.
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    7,When the alert is triggered, the user who is set to be notified will receive an e-mail like this.
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    You can set up multiple Alert policies with different activities to suit your needs.
    For more information about Alert policy, please click alert-policies.

    Thanks,
    Yanli Jiang

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