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srv_sendmsg (Extended Stored Procedure API)

Important note Important

This feature will be removed in a future version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible. Use CLR integration instead.

Sends a message to the client.


int srv_sendmsg ( 
SRV_PROC * 
srvproc 
, 
int 
msgtype 
, 
DBINT 
msgnum 
, 
DBTINYINT 
class 
,  
DBTINYINT 
state 
, 
DBCHAR * 
rpcname 
, 
int  
rpcnamelen 
, 
DBUSMALLINT 
linenum 
, 
DBCHAR * 
message 
, 
int 
msglen  
);

srvproc

Is a pointer to the SRV_PROC structure that is the handle for a particular client connection (in this case, the handle that received the language request). The structure contains information that the Extended Stored Procedure API library uses to manage communication and data between the application and the client.

msgtype

Is either SRV_MSG_INFO or SRV_MSG_ERROR, depending on whether the server is sending an informational or error message.

msgnum

Is a 4-byte message number.

class

Specifies the error severity. A severity less than or equal to 10 is considered an informational message.

state

Provides the error state number for the current message. The error state number provides information about the context of the error. Valid state numbers are from 0 through 255.

rpcname

Is currently not supported.

rpcnamelen

Is currently not supported.

linenum

Is the line number in the language command batch where the message applies. Line numbers start at 1. If linenum does not apply to the message, set to 0.

message

Is a pointer to the character string to be sent to the client.

msglen

Specifies the length, in bytes, of message. If message is null-terminated, set msglen to SRV_NULLTERM.

SUCCEED or FAIL

This function sends error or informational messages to the client. It is called once for each message to be sent.

Messages can be sent to the client with srv_sendmsg in any order before or after all rows (if any) have been sent with srv_sendrow. All messages, if any, must be sent to the client before the completion status is sent with srv_senddone.

To send messages in Unicode, use srv_wsendmsg rather than srv_sendmsg.

For more information see Unicode Data and Server Code Pages.

Security note Security Note

You should thoroughly review the source code of extended stored procedures, and you should test the compiled DLLs before you install them on a production server. For information about security review and testing, see this Microsoft Web site.

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