sysmail_help_profile_sp (Transact-SQL)

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Lists information about one or more mail profiles.

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|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version).|

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Syntax


sysmail_help_profile_sp  [   [ @profile_id = ] profile_id | [ @profile_name = ] 'profile_name' ]  

Arguments

[ @profile_id = ] profile_id
The profile id to return information for. profile_id is int, with a default of NULL.

[ @profile_name = ] 'profile_name'
The profile name to return information for. profile_name is sysname, with a default of NULL.

Return Code Values

0 (success) or 1 (failure)

Result Sets

Returns a result set with the following columns.

Column name Data type Description
profile_id int The profile id for the profile.
name sysname The profile name for the profile.
description nvarchar(256) The description for the profile.

Remarks

When a profile name or profile id is specified, sysmail_help_profile_sp returns information about that profile. Otherwise, sysmail_help_profile_sp returns information about every profile in the SQL Server instance.

The stored procedure sysmail_help_profile_sp is in the msdb database and is owned by the dbo schema. The procedure must be executed with a three-part name if the current database is not msdb.

Permissions

Execute permissions for this procedure default to members of the sysadmin fixed server role.

Examples

A. Listing all profiles

The following example shows listing all profiles in the instance.

EXECUTE msdb.dbo.sysmail_help_profile_sp;  

Here is a sample result set, reformatted for line length:

profile_id  name                          description  
----------- ----------------------------- ------------------------------  
56          AdventureWorks Administrator  Administrative mail profile.    
57          AdventureWorks Operator       Operator mail profile.          

B. Listing a specific profile

The following example shows listing information for the profile AdventureWorks Administrator.

EXECUTE msdb.dbo.sysmail_help_profile_sp  
    @profile_name = 'AdventureWorks Administrator' ;  

Here is a sample result set, reformatted for line length:

profile_id  name                          description  
----------- ----------------------------- ------------------------------  
56          AdventureWorks Administrator  Administrative mail profile.    

See Also

Database Mail
Database Mail Stored Procedures (Transact-SQL)