Solved

SQL Mail/xp_sendmail

Posted on 1998-06-10
3
281 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I need to get some details about how to use MS SQL Server to send a text file via e-mail. For instance:

1) how do I specify a mail server?
2) do I need to have SQL mail running?
3) are there any basic limitations?
4) etc.
0
Comment
Question by:flfmdll
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
vvk earned 20 total points
ID: 1091467
In SQL Mail configuration you need to specify Windows Messaging profile where all necessary configuration values exist.
Of course you must start SQL mail before send or recieve mail.
You can specify Autostart in SQL Executive configuration or start manually by executing xp_startmail. What you means under basic limitations? For example if yu use Exchange server account under which SQL server service started must have permissios to access this mailbox

0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:vvk
ID: 1091468
If you need additonal specifications regarding this question you can drop ones here or send me directly to vvk@card.ru
0
 

Author Comment

by:flfmdll
ID: 1091469
Ok. I'll try this and what you sent in the e-mail. Thanks.
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
SQL Select - identify record discrepancies 1 31
Freeze portion of datamart 2 22
SQL- GROUP BY 4 23
Find special characters using tSQL 6 18
When you hear the word proxy, you may become apprehensive. This article will help you to understand Proxy and when it is useful. Let's talk Proxy for SQL Server. (Not in terms of Internet access.) Typically, you'll run into this type of problem w…
The Delta outage: 650 cancelled flights, more than 1200 delayed flights, thousands of frustrated customers, tens of millions of dollars in damages – plus untold reputational damage to one of the world’s most trusted airlines. All due to a catastroph…
This video shows, step by step, how to configure Oracle Heterogeneous Services via the Generic Gateway Agent in order to make a connection from an Oracle session and access a remote SQL Server database table.
Via a live example, show how to setup several different housekeeping processes for a SQL Server.

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question