Plan email integration for a SharePoint farm in SharePoint 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2013-12-18
Summary: Learn how to plan for e-mail integration in SharePoint 2013.
To enable communication in SharePoint 2013 is a critical component for creating web applications in which group members can interact with each other and keep up with changes to information through the use of alerts. The site collection features that are dependent on communications being properly set up include the following:
Alerts that notify group members when things have changed.
Administrative messages related to requests for site access and other site administration issues.
To make the most effective use of the communications features, planning should include understanding the software requirements and maintenance considerations.
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Provides information on how to set up email for discussion groups.
Provides information about how to use alerts and administrative messages.
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