Email notification in MS SQL 2005/2008

A few undocumented steps, on top of the obvious ones, before being able to send email notifications

  • Database Mail -> Configuration -> Manage profile security, make sure there is at least one public and default profile.
  • SQL Server Agent -> Properties -> Alert System, make sure to check “Enable mail profile” and choose correct mail system and profile. Test button will be disabled if “Database Mail” is selected.
  • Create operator
  • Restart SQL Agent
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