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Windows Server Backup Email Notifcations

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I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and would like to receive email notifications whenever our nightly backup succeeds or fails. Would love a step-by-step on how to set this up.
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Got this set up. We will see if it works tonight.
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Just for edification, which solution did you decide to try?
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I attempted to set up the one in the last, but it didn't work.
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Do you have an anonymously configured receive connector on your exchange?
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We have our Exchange server hosted by another group offsite. We do have an SMTP server here as part of our Polaris ILS system.

I may scrap this idea as we are getting new servers in a couple of weeks. I'll revisit once they are in play.
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I believe this will work for us as soon as I figure out our on-site SMTP situation. Thanks!
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