The DeliveryChannel class defines a delivery channel for an alert and alert notifications.
The following table shows the constructors of the DeliveryChannel class and a brief description of each.
|DeliveryChannel||Protected default constructor of the DeliveryChannel class.|
The following table shows the methods of the DeliveryChannel class and a brief description of each.
|GetControl||Override to add custom server controls to the user interface (UI) for your delivery channel implementation.|
|GetSettings||Override to get a DeliveryChannelSettings object that represents the settings for your delivery channel implementation.|
|Send(Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.Alerts.NotificationSite, System.Xml.XmlDocument, String)||Override to send notifications to the notification queue for a portal site.|
The following table shows the properties of the DeliveryChannel class, the data type of each property, and a brief description of each.
|ChannelId||String||Override to get a unique identifier for your delivery channel implementation.|
|DisplayName||String||Override to get a display name for your delivery channel implementation. This display name appears on the My Alerts page.|
|ExtensionId||String||Gets an extension identifier for your delivery channel implementation. The default implementation returns the ChannelId for the delivery channel.|
|SortKey||String||Override to get a sort key for your delivery channel implementation. The sort key determines the order in which alerts for this delivery channel appear in the UI.|
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are safe for multithreaded operations. Instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
Derive from this class to implement a new delivery channel for Microsoft Office SharePoint Portal Server 2003 alerts. Existing delivery channels include portal site and e-mail channels. Alerts that are sent to the portal site are displayed in the "My Alerts Summary" Web Part.
The following table shows exceptions you should throw in your delivery channel implementation, and the condition for the exception.
|ChannelOfflineException||Thrown by the Send method when an error is encountered with the SMTP server.|
|CorruptedMessageException||Thrown by the Send method when an error is encountered with a specific e-mail message.|
The assembly that contains your delivery channel implementation must be strongly named and registered in the GAC.
Platforms: Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Assembly: Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal (in Microsoft.SharePoint.Portal.dll)
Security: Code Access Security