C> But to answer your questions - to build a NS instance & application,
C> you will need to create (or copy & modify from the samples) two XML
C> files. One called an Instance configuration file (ICF) and the other
C> called an application definition file (ADF). The ICF contains
C> information about the machine, and other "instance-level" type things.
C> "Instance" here does not mean the same as a SQL Instance, so be aware
C> of that. The ADF contains info about the subscriptions, notifications,
C> events, etc.
much thanks, in a nutshel, that's what I was looking for.
C> If you have some $$ to buy some books, I would also recommend Joe
C> Webb's "Rational Guide to SQL Server Notification Services" (written
C> for SQL 2000, but shows the concepts well) (
C> ) and also Shyam Pather's "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Notification
C> Services" (
C> ). I have read most of Joe's book and some of Shyam's book, and they
C> are both great resources.
Yep, I already spotted them and even ordered in the interlibrary loan of my
local library ;-)