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Re: SMTP delivery channel

Subject: Re: SMTP delivery channel
From: Joe Webb
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 06:14:00 -0500
Newsgroups: microsoft.public.sqlserver.notificationsvcs
Andy - You may want to try sending to the local IIS to make sure
everything else is flowing as expected. Turn on verbose logging to see
if there is any indication in the event log. And check the statuses
and service account permissions as Kate suggested. I've blogged about
what the status numbers mean here. 


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On 26 Apr 2006 03:45:43 -0700, "kate" <[email protected]> wrote:

>the sMTP connection from NS does work with any named mail server
>providing that the account that NS is running under is permitted to
>send mail via that mail server. If you have followed guidelines and
>created a dedicated service account for the NS service then this should
>not be a problem as if this account does not currently have mail rights
>then you can ask the SMTP server admin to grant send mail rights and to
>confirm the 'from' mailbox that you should use.
>The only problems arise with servers outside the NS domain that require
>login credentials other than the account you are running under. In this
>instance you then need to use the IIS SMTP to relay the mail to the
>designated server and control the credentials via the relay
>with regard to logging, if you set the various log parameters in the
>ADF you get reasonable logging with can be accessed via one of the
>public views in NS (distributordistribution i think or something like
>that) . A status code is assigned to each batch attempt which will tell
>you if if was passed successfully to the mail server or not. Retry
>information is recorded against the work item and requires a bit more
>digging to get at, but it is there.

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