How do I disable DocRead emails?

Note: The information in this post relates to DocRead for on-premises SharePoint only. 

If you wish to prevent DocRead from sending emails, then follow these steps…

On the server that you installed the ‘DocRead Notification Scheduler’ load the ‘Windows Services’ mmc and locate the service that is called ‘Collaboris Scheduling Service’, then right click and select ‘properties’.


On the properties dialog, set the service to ‘Disable’ and also click ‘Stop’ as highlighted below. Once this is done click ‘Ok’.


The service should now be stopped. To restart it repeat these steps and change the service to ‘Automatic’ and then click ‘Start’.

If you wish to know what happens to emails when you enable / disable the scheduler refer to this KB article :


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