Notify Operator Task (Maintenance Plan)
Use the Notify Operators Task dialog to add an automatic notification to this maintenance plan. To use this task you must have Database Mail enabled and properly configured with MSDB as a Mail Host Database, and have a Microsoft SQL Server Agent operator with a valid e-mail address.
This task uses the sp_notify_operator statement.
Select the server connection to use when performing this task.
Create a new server connection to use when performing this task. The New Connection dialog box is described below. This task is only available for Microsoft SQL Server 2005 servers.
- Operators to notify
Specify the recipient of the e-mail.
- Notification message to send
Specify the text to include in the notification.
- View T-SQL
View the Transact-SQL statements performed against the server for this task, based on the selected options.
Note: When the number of objects affected is large, this display can take a considerable amount of time.
- Connection name
Enter a name for the new connection.
- Select or enter a server name
Select a server to connect to when performing this task.
Refresh the list of available servers.
- Enter information to log on to the server
Specify how to authenticate against the server.
- Use Windows integrated security
Connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine with Microsoft Windows Authentication.
- Use a specific user name and password
Connect to an instance of the SQL Server Database Engine using SQL Server Authentication. This option is not available.
- User name
Provide a SQL Server login to use when authenticating. This option is not available.
Provide a password to use when authenticating. This option is not available.