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FIX: SQL Mail 2000 Needs Microsoft Outlook 2000 Client
Article ID: 281293 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q281293
BUG #: 236652 (SHILOH_bugs)
The SQL Mail feature of SQL Server 2000 does not work if Microsoft Outlook 2000 is not installed on the server that functions as the mail client.
If Microsoft Outlook 2000 is not installed on the server that is the mail client and you attempt to use the SQL Mail features of SQL Server 2000, the following symptoms occur on a computer that is running either Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 5 (SP5) or Service Pack 6a (SP6a) or Microsoft Windows 2000:
The SQL Mail feature of SQL Server 2000 only supports extended MAPI, and needs the client DLLs to be able to work with MAPI in a service.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/290211/EN-US/ )INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
HotfixNOTE: The following hotfix was created prior to Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
NOTE: Due to file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains the preceding files may also contain additional files.
Date Version File name ---------------------------------------- 11/10/2000 8.00.0220 SQLMap70.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Microsoft SQL Server 2000. This problem was first corrected in SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
The following list describes some supported and unsupported configurations for using the SQL Mail feature of SQL Server 2000: