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Sending email from SQL Server Database

Posted on 2015-01-14
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We are having problems sending mail from SQL Server Database Mail.
 
The error written in the SQL log is:
 
"The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail server failure. (Sending Mail using Account 1 (2015-01-14T11:06:06). Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (The SMTP server requires a secure connection or the client was not authenticated. The server response was: 5.7.1 Client was not authenticated)."

Could I set up a relay to make this work? If so how?
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Generally speaking: Yes. But without knowing the cause of your problem: No.

Your error code points to Exchange as MTA. Thus check what kind of authentication it needs and what you have setup in SQL Server. Check your account configuration:

Account Settings
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by:JayHine
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Hi,

Thank you for your reply!

Unfortunately it is still not working

Getting the error below.

Error,The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail server failure. (Sending Mail using Account 1 (2015-01-16T10:04:34). Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (The remote certificate is invalid according to the validation procedure.).
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Ask your Exchange admin for help.
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by:JayHine
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still not solved
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Yup, we cannot do much about a invalid certificate used in your environment..
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