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To enable email notification from within SQL Backup Master, check the Send email notifications check box.


Notify On


Here you can choose whether or notify on success or failure for each of the various backup types (full, differential, and transaction log). Note that failure notifications will also be triggered when backups enter a "finished with errors" state. To learn more about backup job states, see the associated help topic.


Notify About


Full backups - Send notifications when full backups occur.

Differential backups - Send notifications when differential backups occur.

Transaction log backups - Send notification when transaction log backups occur.


Notification Recipient(s)


From name - Specifies the "from name" used when composing notification emails. This field can be left blank if desired.

From address - Specifies the "from" address used when composing notification emails. If this is left blank, the first recipient email address will be used.

Recipient address(es) - The email address(es) of the notification recipient(s). If you wish to enter multiple email addresses, separate them with a comma.

Email subject - Click the Edit button to customize the outbound notification email subject line to suit your preferences.


Server Settings


Custom or GMail server - Select your mail server type. Use the custom type for anything other than GMail.

SMTP server - Enter the fully qualified name of your SMTP host (e.g.

SMTP port - Enter the port associated with your SMTP host (usually port 25 for standard SMTP).

Username - If your email account requires SMTP authentication, enter the username here. In many cases, the username will be the same as your email address.

Password - If your email account requires SMTP authentication, enter the password here.

Encryption - Toggle on the Use SSL check box if your SMTP service provider requires it.


Please contact your email service provider (or network administrator) if you're uncertain about what values to enter above.