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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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SQL Server DBMail post 1 October 2022 with Oauth 2.0 requirements

I cannot get a straight answer from anyone on whether or not SQL Server mail will continue to work after 1 Oct with OAUTH 2.0 implementation by Microsoft. From what I understand basic authentication ...
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Database Mail failing when using a view in the query

I am trying to setup a job to run a query and send the results as an email. When I query the tables it works and sends the email. However when I query a view it fails. I've been searching the web and ...
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How to make SQL Server Database Mail use "PLAIN" authentication (instead of "LOGIN" authentication)?

I'm having issues sending Database Mail with "PLAIN" authentication on two different versions MSSQL Server. SQL Server 2012 SQL Server 2019 Context I have created backup jobs which ...
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Which TLS version is database mail using?

How can we find out which TLS version our database mail is using for sending e-mails? We have issues with database mail (mails are sometimes not sent, even after 10 repeats), and it seems that TLS 1.1 ...
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SQL Server 2016 O365 SMTP "Failure sending mail" intermittently?

We have had a recurring problem since about October, where our emails through our SQL 2016 database will intermittently fail throwing this error through SQL Server Mail: Message The mail could not be ...
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Database mail trying to send 2 times and then failing

Our database mail was running for 3 years without problems, but since one week, we are often (but not always) getting this error: The mail could not be sent to the recipients because of the mail ...
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How to set email alerts for high IO errors (sql server error log)?

The sql server error logs show multiple entries with the following keywords: IO taking longer longer 15 seconds I want to setup email alerts for these errors. I have email alerts configured for ...
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SQL job sending email even if not configured to send notifications

I am using this version of SQL Server. Microsoft SQL Server 2016 (SP2-CU12) (KB4536648) - 13.0.5698.0 (X64) Feb 15 2020 01:47:30 Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation Standard Edition (64-bit) on ...
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SQL Server Logon Trigger Implications - are there any side effects possible in my scenario?

Some of developers on my team know passwords from SQL accounts that have extended permissions We would like to track and be alerted whenever any of developers are using any of those SQL accounts to ...
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Send a body HTML > 8000 chars long trough database Mail

UPDATE I dont know why but instead of using the concatenation with the plus sign SET @bodyHTMLBuild = '<html><and more..' + @company + '..more></html>' I have changed to CONCAT set @...
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SQL Server Management Send Mail as Part of a Job

I have a SQL Job that I would like to send an email through, but for some reason I can't get any details on why the email is not sending. This code works as expected when executed in the query window, ...
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Automate Microsoft SQL Script and send the Result to email

My organization asked me to setup monitoring for below query and the query needs to run every hour(Automated) , if the below query status results other than STARTED or COMPLETED send them as failure ...
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Database Mail has incorrect encoding of CSV attachment

I have a procedure that generates a resultset, which I attach as a CSV file attachment in sp_sendmail. However, the resulting file is encoded UCS-2 LE BOM (according to notepad++). This causes the ...
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Updating Database Email Profile for all notifications

I am creating an email profile for database email in a script that needs to be run on 200+ instances. The script will create a database email profile to send out alerts from agent jobs. Is there a way ...
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SQL Server Agent & sp_send_dbmail failing on permissions

I have set up a SQL Server Agent job to call sp_send_dbmail with a very simple select on a certain table in a certain database. Within the properties > permissions of the target database, the ...
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Failure sending Excel attachments larger than 1.5MB

I have innumerous reports that I send from SQL Server to people. But for some reason there's this single one, with 10k+ rows, that I can't send via dbmmail. I tried top 7000 and it worked but top 8000 ...
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attach csv file on email sent from postgres

I have the following code to send emails and wanted to see if it's possible to attach a csv file? CREATE OR REPLACE FUNCTION public.send_email_html(text, text, text, text) RETURNS integer LANGUAGE ...
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SQL database mail configuration to use a domain account that is not the SQL Service account

We have been asked to use a domain service account for everything releated to email (smtp). I looked at the SQL Database Mail and the only option that looked like Windows Auth. is the first one: The ...
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Send email on postgres function

I'd like to incorporate this command line in a postgres 8.4 version function: echo "this is the body" | mail -s "subject" -r sender@sender.com "recepient@recepient.com" ...
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Why am I getting an email size error with SQL Server database mail? [closed]

I am sending 6 .csv files as attachments through SQL Server Email. But Email is failing with the following message in the database mail log: Exception Message: Cannot send mails to mail server. (...
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dbmail failing to send intermittently [duplicate]

We have a SQL Agent job that runs daily that sends emais out to our drivers with their schedules for the next day. For 85% of drivers, the emails are not getting out of the SQL server. The other 15% ...
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Failed sending an email to outlook account using SQL server management studio

I have been trying to send an email to my outlook account using SQL server management studio but keep facing with error like: The smtp server requires a secure connection or the client was not ...
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Is it possible to use OAUTH2 in MS SQL Server

I am using msdb.sp_senddbmail procedure to send emails from MS SQL Server but now I need to move to OAUTH2. I tried to implement separate application and call it from procedures using xp_cmdshell but ...
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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 [closed]

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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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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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 ...