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Re: looking for book suggestion

Subject: Re: looking for book suggestion
From: "Jake"
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 08:46:22 -0800
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
Joe,

    Thanks for the suggestions. Have you done something like this? Do you 
have a recommendation on a 3rd party control?


"Joe Webb" <[email protected]> wrote in message 
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>I think you've got a couple of options:
>
> There may be a 3rd party vender out there that wraps up fax
> notification delivery functionality for you, but Microsoft has changed
> their web site and finding a SQLNS partner is not nearly as easy as it
> once was.
>
> If you'd like, you can develop your own delivery protocol by either
> developing everything from scratch (yuck) or incorporating and
> existing product into your delivery protocol by invoking its API. The
> former involves low level control of the modem port, etc. The latter
> makes use of a 3rd party product that already does that kind of stuff
> for you. For example, if you can programmatically control FaxMaker or
> some other fax program, you can call it from your custom delivery
> protocol. Just be cognizant of the time it takes to fax someone.
>
> HTH....
>
> Joe
>
>
>
>
> -- 
> Joe Webb
> SQL Server MVP
> http://www.sqlns.com
>
>
> ~~~
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>
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>
> On 28 Feb 2006 19:18:19 -0800, [email protected] wrote:
>
>>I have read that you can, but you must build a custom delivery
>>channel/delivery protocol.  The experts (not me) hopefully can answer
>>more to this question.
>>
>>Jake wrote:
>>> Thanks for the suggestions. Am I correct that you can send faxes out via
>>> notification services?
>>>
>>>
>>> <[email protected]> wrote in message
>>> news:[email protected]
>>> >I checked out Joe Webb's book (he's often on the board too, and answers
>>> > lots of questions) - the book is:
>>> >
>>> > Rational Guide to SQL Server Notification Services
>>> >
>>> > http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0972688811/qid=1141172975/sr=8-1/ref=sr_8_xs_ap_i1_xgl14/103-5836363-6955067?n=507846&s=books&v=glance
>>> >
>>> > There's also Shyam Pather's book.
>>> > http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0672327791/qid=1141173040/sr=1-1/ref=sr_1_1/103-5836363-6955067?s=books&v=glance&n=283155
>>> >
>>> > Joe's is very easy to follow, and though written for SQL 2000, all the
>>> > main concepts are there and have helped me greatly in designing our
>>> > 2005 instance.  Can't speak for Shyam's book, although I'm sure it's
>>> > great.
>>> > 



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