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BUG: SQL Mail may not be fully supported for use with virtual SQL Servers
Article ID: 298723 - View products that this article applies to.
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BUG #: 213525 (SHILOH_BUGS)
SQL Mail may fail to work at all or after a cluster failover has occurred.
Messaging Application Programming Interface (MAPI) is not cluster-aware.
To use SQL Mail with SQL Server 2000 failover clustering, consider the following:
SQL Mail is not fully supportable when used on a SQL Server failover cluster due to the MAPI limitation of not being cluster-aware.
For alerting functions, use another monitoring tool such as System Monitor that is running on another computer.
For additional information, refer to the following subjects in SQL Server 2000 Books Online:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/263556/EN-US/ )INF: How to Configure SQL Mail
Article ID: 298723 - Last Review: March 18, 2006 - Revision: 2.3