Subscribe to be notified of changes to a file or discussion

You can subscribe to receive notification of any type of change made in a file, discussion, or even a folder.

  1. In Microsoft Internet Explorer, on the Standard Buttons toolbar, click Discuss Discuss .

  2. If you are prompted to select a discussion server, do so.


    1. In the Type the name of the discussion server your administrator has provided box, type the name of a discussion server.

    2. If your system administrator has set up security by using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) message protocol, select the Encrypted connection required (SSL) check box.

    3. In the You can type any name you want to use as a friendly name for the discussion server box, type a friendly name you want to use for the server; for example, My Server.

  3. On the Web Discussions toolbar, click Subscribe.

  4. Choose whether to subscribe to the current page, or to a Web folder. Do one of the following under Subscribe to:

    1. To subscribe to the current page, select File.

    2. To subscribe to all files in a Web folder, select Folder, and then select the options you want, or type the address of another folder.

      Note: You can subscribe to another page or file by typing its URL in the File or Folder box.

  5. In the When box, select the conditions under which you want to be notified of changes made.

  6. In the Address box, type your e-mail address.

  7. In the Time box, select how often you want to be notified of changes.

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