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of the document. If the workflow task is not a document but a list, the list item properties are
displayed in a table within the email Although this workflow setting is not suggested for
working with confidential or otherwise secure information, it is useful for those web
applications intended for work with external users (such as company clients or customers).
O U T G O I N G EM A I L S E T T I N G S
Next under the General Settings drop-down menu is Outgoing E-mail Settings. By default, a
web application uses the same email settings you created during installation for the whole farm,
but it is possible to give a web application unique email settings. See Figure 10.37. You’ll
probably want to keep the same mail server, but you might find it useful to change the sender address
to be unique for this web application. My example uses blogserver@dem0tek.com. (Make
certain, of course, that the email address exists on your email server.) Should your region or system
require it, you can also change the character set. I’m leaving it set to UTF-8.
FIGURE 10.37
The web
application email settings
M O B I L E A C C O U N T
This version of SharePoint supports SMS notifications (sending alerts and messages directly to
cell phones). For the server to do this, you need to enter the URL of an SMS service with which
you have an account for the server, along with your username and password for the account. See
Figure 10.38.
SMS service can be provided by many third-party companies that integrate text
messaging with SharePoint (and Outlook). Microsoft provides a link here to its Office Online website,
which lists available third-party companies, based on your region and cell phone provider.
FIGURE 10.38
The mobile
account settings
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