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How to setup a SQL Job failure notification by email ?

Posted on 2013-12-05
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I can able to send email through Database mail. But I am not able to configure the
Job failure notification email since it is empty. (Please see my attachement).

How to configure the SQL job failure notification  email ?
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Question by:Varshini S
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by:Shaun Kline
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Have you configured an account and profile in the Database Mail feature? (Seems a silly question, but I believe you can send database mail through code without performing these steps.)
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Configure dbmail: http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2008/08/23/sql-server-2008-configure-database-mail-send-email-from-sql-database/

Enable mail profile: Right click sql server agent > Properties > Alert System > Check "Enable mail profile" and then select the mail profile you made above

Create an operator: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms175962(v=sql.105).aspx

Edit: after you create the operator, you should see the operator name in the dropdown you posted in your screenshot
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I believe PadawanDBA got it right with the Operator piece.
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