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Database Mail is an enterprise solution for sending e-mail messages from the SQL Server Database Engine. Using Database Mail, your database applications can send e-mail messages to users. The messages can contain query results, and files from any resource on your network. Database Mail is designed for reliability, scalability, security, and supportability.

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Database mail in Azure VM with SQL Server installed on it

We migrated 4 servers with SQL Server instances to Azure VM around 2-3 months ago. We configured "database mail" the same way we did for the on-prem servers. Mail worked fine immediately. All of a ...
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SSRS not sending scheduled email to specific contact

I have a specific contact for my SSRS subscriptions that does not receive any mail from SSRS. her email is an organization email, everyone else including me are getting emails but only that specific ...
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msdb.dbo.sp_send_dbmail temp table does not exist

I have created a temp table and would like to email the results I am getting the following error. Query execution failed: Msg 208, Level 16, State 1, Server PRODYCHDBX3\X3V7, Line 1 Invalid ...
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xp_sysmail_activate

There are multiple instance that whenever I am seeing xp_sysmail_activate running in SQL Server, DB performance is degrading. Whenever I kill the process, the database can't recover and restarting ...
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Need to break up a large file into smaller files to send via sp_sendsqlmail

I have created a job to send a "report" to someone (actually two reports). My issue is that the query is returning some 150K+ rows of data (no lobs or xml or anything, so not large rows), but ...
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How to properly configure SQL Database Mail to send through an Office 365 SMTP server without using an on-prem SMTP server? [closed]

We used to use SQL Database Mail through an on-prem SMTP server, but have since transitioned to Office 365. I created a new profile for O365 and tried configuring a new account in that profile like ...
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Database Mail with SSL (like GMAIL SMTP) not working

Is anybody successful sending email via MS SQL Server Database Mail while secure connection is set ON in account settings? I'm trying different SMTP servers with SSL to set up - like Gmail - and none ...
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How to solve a mail issue Failed to initialize sqlcmd library with error number -2147467259?

I got an error while trying to send an email: Msg 22050, Level 16, State 1, Line 0 Failed to initialize sqlcmd library with error number -2147467259. Here is my query: DECLARE @Table TABLE ( ...
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Cannot find Database Mail feature in SQL Server Express 2012 SP1

I need to use SQL Server Database Mail feature in my project. However Database Mail seems not available on my development instance. There should be a 'Database Mail' node in the Object Explorer. In ...
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How to add multiple query results into one csv file?

By the help of the members of this community I have created a script which shows recent T-log backup for each database in the server. Instead of sp_MSforeachdb I used a customized script written by ...
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SSIS Export Text in Email

We are receiving emails from this SSIS package and I need to edit the text that is in The EMAIL and not the data exports themselves. I have checked the stored procedures that produce the report code, ...
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db_mail Mail Server Failure

Description/Background: I have spent the last couple of days searching everywhere on the internet and have not managed to find a solution or a proper explanation of my issue. since a couple of weeks ...
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How to send mail from a restricted SQL Server

I have created an DB refresh job on a pre-prod SQL server, with latest successful Prod backup to refresh pre-prod DB every monday morning. However, i want to send a status mail post refresh. Due to ...
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Send report to email (HTML)

I have a procedure with two temporary tables CREATE TABLE #temp ( databasename VARCHAR(100), objectname VARCHAR(100), index_id INT, indexname VARCHAR(100), ...
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Configure email alert when data comes/insert on table

I have configured Database mail, test email is being sent successfully to designated recipient who were part of OPERATORS but I need to configure email alert when data comes/insert on table "abc" ...
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Style bodytext while sending email using sp_send_dbmail [closed]

I am working on an email alert in trigger where body text has to be styled like this: Counterparty: a Previous Status: (Any status should be red) New Status: TRDNG OK(Green colored and Bold Upper)...
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No email alert on Procedure fail

I have configured Database mail and alert, test email is being sent successfully to designated recipient who were part of OPERATORS but I have created an alert on EXECUTE PROCEDURE (exec ...
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Is .NET Framework 3.5 still needed with a SQL Server 2017 installation to utilize Database Mail?

I'm guessing .NET Framework 3.5 is still needed to use Database Mail with SQL Server 2017? As I had to include this on my SQL Server 2016 installs on Server 2016 not that long ago. I was unable to ...
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How to get more details about root cause of failed Database Mail SSL connection

I'm trying to send database mail over SSL/TLS-encrypted SMTP. It works when sending plain text email, but fails when I enable SSL/TLS. The database mail log shows the following error message: Date ...
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how to collect the information provided by tokens in order to troubleshoot failing jobs quickly?

I was working on a way to take advantage of the SQL Server Agent Tokens and Macros because I work a lot with jobs and job steps and sometimes I have to notify different people depending on the outcome ...
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Database Mail on SQL Server Express 2017 [duplicate]

I followed this article to create a database mail for SQL Server Express 2017. I got it working but before that I had tried to create accounts and different profiles. How I do I list all database ...
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SQL Server Express 2017 Database Mail Silent error

I have made an installation of a development environment in VMWare that contains: Windows Server 2016 SQL Server Express 2017 The objective is to perform migration tests of a base that is currently ...
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What are the sp_send_dbmail return values?

I have an email failing with function return value of '101' and @@error value of '0' (no rows are added to sysmail_allitems). Where can I find documentation on return codes for this function? ...
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INSERT trigger not SELECTing rows

I'm working with a application and I have no control over the application source code, only SQL. The entire process is this: Row inserted via an application Vendor trigger fires and calls an SP to ...
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How to send Unicode symbols using SQL Server Database Mail? [closed]

How can I send Unicode symbols using SQL Server Database Mail? My goal is to send a symbol on the subject of an email. Let's say that, for example, I want to send this "🚯 Subject with symbol" on the ...
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how to identify the default mail configurations

In SQL Server, we can setup multiple email configurations out of which only some were set to default. I have tried using the following query to get the list of accounts: select * from msdb.dbo....
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User response to Database Mail

I'm doing some high level planning of an application at the moment. When a bcp import finishes, I'm going to send an email using Database Mail. I'd like the email to have options or filters for the ...
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How to send secure emails using sp_send_dbmail

When using sp_send_dbmail to send an email on SQL Server, how do you specify that the email be sent in an encrypted format? I found a thread discussing including the string "[SECURE]" in the subject ...
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Database Mail works in Production but not in Test Database

I have a Production database that is able to send mail. And a Test that is not able to. They are both on the same SQL Server. The error is (SQL Server 2008): Msg 229, Level 14, State 5, Procedure ...
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Queries involved in deadlock [duplicate]

Is it possible to send queries involved in a deadlock via db mail alert in SQL Server 2005 on mail? If it is possible, then what is the best way to do this?
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Schannel 36871 Error when sending emails from Database Mail - after upgrading to SQL Server 2016

I have recently upgraded from SQL Server 2014 ENT to 2016 ENT, and now I cannot send emails from Database Mail. I get the usual The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail ...
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Mail Alert when threshold of 10000 pendingcmds are breached

I currently have the below running to monitor replication and send a mail when the threshold of 10000 pendingcmds are breached, however the alert mail is generated every 5 minutes regardless of the ...
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Database Mail Configurations using gmail account

After creating a profile and account using gmail account smtp.gmail.com port 587 I get an error while trying to send a test email The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail ...
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Database Mail on Amazon RDS / SQL Server

Since Database Mail is not supported on Amazon RDS with SQL Server, can anyone offer any suggestions on how to send e-mail notifications for failed SQL Server jobs in Amazon RDS? Thanks in advance ...
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Oracle Apex IR subscription not working

I have configured apex instance to use smtp email, and I can send email with IR when using download option from action menu. But the IR subscription is not sending emails. I have checked there is no ...
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Send email from SQL Server

I need to send email from SQL Server SP. Until now I used sp_send_cdosysmail. Is it better to use sp_send_dbmail? And the main question - which mail server is used by sp_send_dbmail - is it configured ...
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Difference Between Database Mail Profile and SQL Server Agent Operator in MS SQL Server

I have configured Database Mail profile with several accounts. In the SQL Server Agent Properties I've enabled my profile. If I specify whom to send email with Database Mail profile, why do I need to ...
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SQL Server Agent Alert does not pick up some of Events from Application Log written by SQL Server Audit

My end goal is to be emailed when new object (schema, table, procedure etc.) is created / altered / dropped at one of my databases on SQL Server I created a server-level audit, that writes to Windows ...
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Enable TLS 1.2 for SQL Server 2016 database mail

I have been puzzled by this issue for almost 1 week. Hopefully someone in our community has experienced the same issue and already found a solution. So here is my problem: As per our company policy, ...
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job send email to developers upon complexion and include DBAs if it fails

I have a job that sends an email to an operator (which contains a list of emails within it) upon complexion. Some of these people that are on that list are the developers who build everything in that ...
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msdb..sp_send_dbmail does not work with @query only with @body

I'm trying to execute the following: msdb.dbo.sp_send_dbmail --@body='Hi from sql server in a sproc' @query='select 1' ,@recipients='mkohn@***.com' ,@subject = 'Test' When I uncomment @body line, ...
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How do I find a job that sends a specific email?

I had a job sending an irrelevant email to a group of users. The title of the email was Staging -> [AUPAIR] arrivalDate trigger issue. When I query the jobs table in the msdb database using the ...
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Redirect all sysmail emails to one address for testing purposes

I want to test sending emails from multiple stored procedures but redirect them all to one email instead of spamming real users. Is it possible to configure sysmail to only send email to one address,...
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How to specify the path of an attachment stored on a different computer in the same network

I'm trying to send an email through SQL Server. The sp_send_dbmail has a parameter to specify the path of a file to send as an attachment. It works perfectly when the file is in the same server where ...
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Has anyone had luck sending dbmail via relay to an external server on an Azure VM (which appears to block SMTP outbound regardless of rules)?

Typically the servers we manage we handle a lot of the alerting for the SQL noise via operators/profiles/DBMail which gives us the most raw information about any issues that crop up on the server. It ...
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How can I email query results formatted in html from MSSQL 2000 server?

The only system SP I have is master.dbo.xp_smtp_sendmail and I can't make it work (or I just don't know how). I cannot upgrade the DB at this time. I'm trying something like this: @body_text=N'...
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Database Mail Stop Working

SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Edition SP1 Database Mail was working fine with no problem until a server patching was performed. I tried to do all the troubleshooting available but still all mails got ...
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Creating Database Mail with T-SQL returns “principal name is not valid”

Configuring Database Mail is so long. So I want to create a script that automatically create it for me DECLARE @YourEmail NVARCHAR(50) SET @YourEmail = 'MyEmail@mydomain.com' --Put here your E-mail ...
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SQL Server Agent/Properties/Alert System/Mail Session/Test is disabled

In order to enable operator notifications I navigated to SQL Server Agent/Properties/Alert System/Mail Session, checked "Enable mail Profile", selected Mail System and Mail Profile. At this time Test ...
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Database Mail works for one Instance but not three others

I have a test box with 4 Instances of SQL Server on it. One 2012 instance and three 2008 R2 instances. Database mail works fine on one of the named 2008 R2 Instances but not on any of the others. I'...