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Database Mail in SQL Server 2005

The SQL Mail problems, that we faced in SQL Server 7.0 and 2000, are no more. SQL Server 2005 supports and uses SMTP email now and there is no longer a need to MAPI client to send email. In SQL Server 2005, the mail feature is called Database Mail. In this article, I am going to demonstrate step-by-step, with illustrations, how to configure Database Mail and send email from SQL Server. Database Mail has four...