Sending Email in Your Own Store Procedure

March 3, 2003



>>Script Language and Platform: SQL Server 2000
This SQL code can be ran from the SQL Editor or included in a stored procedure which can run as a job in SQL Server 2000 to send automated email when a certain event occurs. (Management | SQL Server Agent | jobs ) You need to have SMTP running on the Server.

Author: Mario Levesque


DECLARE @SenderAddress varchar(100)
DECLARE @RecipientAddress varchar(100)
DECLARE @Subject varchar(200)
DECLARE @Body varchar(8000)
DECLARE @oMail int --Object reference
DECLARE @resultcode int

SET @SenderAddress = 'someone@someisp.com'
SET @RecipientAddress= 'someone@someisp.net'
SELECT @Subject = 'subject of email for today ' + CAST(getdate() AS varchar(12))
SET  @Body = 'This is the body of my email'

EXEC @resultcode = sp_OACreate 'CDONTS.NewMail', @oMail OUT
IF @resultcode = 0
BEGIN
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'BodyFormat', 0
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'MailFormat', 0
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'Importance', 1
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'From',
@SenderAddress
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'To',
@RecipientAddress
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'Subject',
@Subject
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OASetProperty @oMail, 'Body', @Body
   EXEC @resultcode = sp_OAMethod @oMail, 'Send', NULL
   EXEC sp_OADestroy @oMail
END




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