Alerts-limited: Stsadm property (Windows SharePoint Services)

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

Updated: December 20, 2007

Applies To: Windows SharePoint Services 3.0


Topic Last Modified: 2007-12-17

Specifies the number of alerts to which a user can create.

stsadm -o setproperty

   -propertyname alerts-limited

   -propertyvalue <A valid integer between 1 and 500>

   [-url] <URL>

The syntax for the getproperty operation is:

stsadm -o getproperty

   propertyname alerts-limited

   [-url] <URL>

You can substitute -pn for -propertyname and -pv for -propertyvalue.

The following table shows possible values.


Name Value


Gets or sets the name of the property.


Limits the number of alerts for a user, for example, 50.


Typically, a path to the URL of the Web application, in the form http://server_name.

To set the limit of alerts to 300, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o setproperty -pn alerts-limited -pv 300

To view the setting for the alerts-limited property, use the following syntax:

stsadm -o getproperty -pn alerts-limited