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sp_update_notification

SQL Server 2000

Updates the notification method of an alert notification.

Syntax

sp_update_notification [@alert_name =] 'alert',
    
[@operator_name =] 'operator',
    
[@notification_method =] notification

Arguments

[@alert_name =] 'alert'

Is the name of the alert associated with this notification. alert is sysname, with no default.

[@operator_name =] 'operator'

Is the operator who will be notified when the alert occurs. operator is sysname, with no default.

[@notification_method =] notification

Is the method by which the operator is notified. notification is tinyint, with no default, and can be one or more of these values.

Value Description
1 E-mail
2 Pager
4 net send
7 All methods

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_update_notification must be run from the msdb database.

You can update a notification for an operator who does not have the necessary address information using the specified notification_method. If a failure occurs when sending an e-mail message or pager notification, the failure is reported in the SQL Server Agent error log.

Permissions

Only members of the sysadmin fixed server role can execute sp_update_notification.

Examples

This example modifies the notification method for notifications sent to stevenb for the alert Test Alert.

USE msdb
EXEC sp_update_notification 'Test Alert', 'stevenb', 7

See Also

sp_add_notification

sp_delete_notification

sp_help_notification

System Stored Procedures

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