sp_update_notification (Transact-SQL)

Updates the notification method of an alert notification.

Syntax

sp_update_notification
          [@alert_name =] 'alert' ,
     [@operator_name =] 'operator' ,
     [@notification_method =] notification

Arguments

  • [ @alert_name =] 'alert'
    The name of the alert associated with this notification. alert is sysname, with no default.
  • [ @operator_name =] 'operator'
    The operator who will be notified when the alert occurs. operator is sysname, with no default.
  • [ @notification_method =] notification
    The method by which the operator is notified. notificationis tinyint, with no default, and can be one or more of these values.

    Value Description

    1

    E-mail

    2

    Pager

    4

    net send

    7

    All methods

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Remarks

sp_update_notification must be run from the msdb database.

You can update a notification for an operator who does not have the necessary address information using the specified notification_method. If a failure occurs when sending an e-mail message or pager notification, the failure is reported in the Microsoft SQL Server Agent error log.

Permissions

To run this stored procedure, users must be granted the sysadmin fixed server role.

Examples

The following example modifies the notification method for notifications sent to Fran├žois Ajenstat for the alert Test Alert.

USE msdb ;
GO

EXEC dbo.sp_update_notification
   @alert_name = N'Test Alert',
   @operator_name = N'Fran├žois Ajenstat',
   @notification_method = 7;
GO

See Also

Reference

sp_add_notification (Transact-SQL)
sp_delete_notification (Transact-SQL)
sp_help_notification (Transact-SQL)
System Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)

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