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SQL Backup Report Email

Posted on 2013-02-01
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I am trying to set up a report to be emailed to me once an SQL backup job has been completed.

I have configured a database mail, which sends me a blank email once it has finished, idealy I would get a fail or success email.
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Question by:Bransby-IT
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by:Jared_S
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Why not use the built in notifications to email yourself if the job fails?
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Eugene Z earned 500 total points
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set the sql agent job notification "when job completes"

How to setup SQL Server alerts and email operator notifications
http://www.mssqltips.com/sqlservertip/1523/how-to-setup-sql-server-alerts-and-email-operator-notifications/
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by:Bransby-IT
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Thanks team but I cant actualy see any auto to give me the backup job, any errors on backing up?
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by:Eugene Z
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Bransby-IT: please clarify your last post
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by:Bransby-IT
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EugeneZ I have no idea what I was trying to say. Your last comment was on the mark.

Thanks
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