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I'm using Windows Server Backup to backup a server in a test environment.  What's the simplest way to have it send me an email notification when the backup the has completed. I would like to get the notification whether the backup was successful or not and include a log.  Ideally, I should be able to specify one or more email addresses and set the sender's name and subject.
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by:Jason Watkins
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Hi,

BackupAssist will do this for you, but it is not free.

http://www.backupassist.com/index.html

The thread below goes along the lines of the question you are asking

http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/windowsbackup/thread/bcd72564-5763-4390-8626-bf3ecdea9d63
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Simplest Way

I would use Windows Task Scheduler to monitor backup operation events and get emails notification through that.

Have a look on following link:
http://www.paulhite.com/2010/02/notification-wsb-can-do-notifications.html
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by:piyushranusri
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which backup software you are using ??
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Thanks everyone,

The Windows Task Scheduler method is best suited to my purposes and I'm glad I know about the Event trigger.  Should be very useful for many things.
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in symnatec backup exec you can configure notification and add the backup server IP in exchange relay.
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