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 Sql Server Agent Alerts do not work

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Posted - 2004-10-08 : 08:34:16
I'm trying to utilize sql server agent alerts(SQL Server2000). I configured alerts to react to any event of severity 0-25 similarly to "Demo: Sev X errors". (for testing purposes) None of them has ever been invoked as it is shown in Enterprice Manager console , although in Event Viewer there are logs that definitely should be responded by alerts.

What may be the problem?


Master Smack Fu Yak Hacker

4110 Posts

Posted - 2004-10-10 : 10:10:15
are the alerts failing or they're not just responding?
if failing, check point of failure,
if not responding, check if they are configured properly
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Starting Member

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Posted - 2004-10-11 : 07:02:31
I think Agent does not catch the event in event log at all. And alerts fail. Sometimes Sql Server Agent error log says :

[log] unable to read local eventlog(reason:the handle is invalid)
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