SQL Backup Report Email

Posted on 2013-02-01
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Last Modified: 2013-02-12
SQL 2008

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.
Question by:Bransby-IT
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ID: 38843764
Why not use the built in notifications to email yourself if the job fails?
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Eugene Z earned 2000 total points
ID: 38847881
set the sql agent job notification "when job completes"

How to setup SQL Server alerts and email operator notifications

Author Comment

ID: 38860440
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
ID: 38862130
Bransby-IT: please clarify your last post

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ID: 38881178
EugeneZ I have no idea what I was trying to say. Your last comment was on the mark.


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