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Re: Multiple devices for a subscription

Subject: Re: Multiple devices for a subscription
From: Joe Webb
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 13:12:30 -0500
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
Wayne - 

As Kate mentioned in another post, a custom delivery protocol may
address your delivery issues.

As for transactional support for the NS API, you're right it's not
built in. But you can always roll your own if need be.

HTH...

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On Thu, 18 Aug 2005 07:42:24 -0400, "Wayne"
<[email protected]> wrote:

>We have a need to send events out to multiple devices for a single 
>subscription, the user may be able to decide what devices with what 
>subscriptions. So far we have the following two ideas for accomplishing 
>this:
>
>create a multiple subscriptions, one for each device the user wants the 
>events to go to
>
>create a multiple unique device entries for each subscription
>
>
>
>So far as I've been able to tell there is no transaction support when using 
>the notification services API, so having to update multiple records for a 
>single subscription can lead to further maintenance issues if the updating 
>were to fail part way through.
>
>Is there a simpler way to have events for a single subscription to go out to 
>multiple devices?

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