Troubleshooting SharePoint Alerts
A common theme running through the SharePoint newsgroups is the frustration of troubleshooting SharePoint Alerts such as when they stop working altogether or work intermittently.
I am trying to organise a comprehensive step-by-step troubleshooting guide that should help solve the most common problems. Its a work in progress so if you know of anything that should be added then let me know by adding a comment.
Flowchart in text form
The first step is to ensure you understand the difference between Confirmation Emails and Alert Emails.
Are you getting any emails?
Which best describes your symptoms?