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Microsoft® SQL Server 2008 R2 Unleashed by Alex T. Silverstein, Chris Gallelli, Paul Bertucci, Ray Rankins

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Creating Mail Profiles and Accounts

After you pass the Database Mail Configuration Wizard’s welcome screen, you are presented with the opportunity to set up Database Mail (“for the first time”). You can achieve this by creating the required profiles, profile security settings, SMTP accounts, and system-wide mail settings. You should leave the first radio button (Set Up Database Mail by Performing the Following Tasks) selected and then click Next.

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In Database Mail, you use mail profiles. A mail profile is simply a securable container for a group of SMTP accounts that is used when sending mail. In contrast to SQL Mail, with Database Mail, you can set up multiple profiles containing multiple accounts, allowing for finer-grained administrative ...

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