Send mail from SQL Server 2000 ActiveX Script

Posted on 2013-05-11
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Last Modified: 2013-05-15
Hi all.

I want to send a simple email from a SQL Server 2000 DTS.

I get the following error: "The transport failed to connect to the server"
Error on line 23.

Is there something wrong with the script? Should I enable something on the server?
Function Main()

   Set objMessage = CreateObject("CDO.Message") 
    objMessage.Subject = "Testing" 
    objMessage.From = "myemail@abc.com" 
    objMessage.To = "myemail@gmail.com"

    objMessage.TextBody = "Sample Text" 

    objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing") = 2 

    'Name or IP of Remote SMTP Server
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver") = ""

    'Server port (typically 25)
objMessage.Configuration.Fields.Item _
("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport") = 25 


    Main = DTSTaskExecResult_Success
End Function

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Question by:Sim1980
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Expert Comment

by:David Todd
ID: 39159882

Do you have a mapi client on the server? That is, generally you need to install outlook or something similar, and setup a profile under the SQL Server service account for SQL 2000 to work to email.


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dhlotter earned 2000 total points
ID: 39160705
Alternatively, you can try something like database mail for SQL 2000.


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