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Is there any possiblily DB Mail creation in personal pc?

I want to run db mail in my personal pc... I have a internet connection... I want to send some information to gmail or yahoo etc.... ?
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asked Nov 10, 2011 at 02:29 AM in Default

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This should be possible as long as you have access to a SMTP server, through which you can relay your mail.

Not sure if google allows this, but [here's a post from the main SSC site][1] that might help

[1]: http://www.sqlservercentral.com/Forums/Topic690626-146-1.aspx
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answered Nov 10, 2011 at 02:43 AM

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Thanks for your quick reply but is there any private email account with SMTP sever feacility to use DB Mail....
Nov 10, 2011 at 02:51 AM Naren

How about an smtp server on your local machine? [Free SMTP Server][1]

[1]: http://www.softstack.com/freesmtp.html
Nov 10, 2011 at 03:03 AM WilliamD
I provided the link as the first free smtp server software that google spat out. I cannot provide support for it, as I have never used it.
Nov 11, 2011 at 01:19 AM WilliamD
'Mail Queued' is not an error, it is saying it has successfully added a mail item to the queue.
Nov 11, 2011 at 01:28 AM Kev Riley ♦♦

There may be an issue in sending the mail. DB Mail is simply a queueing mechanism to handle mail requests, but if you have misconfigured something in the mail settings, then it can still fail.

I suggest starting with this MSDN doc Troubleshooting Database Mail http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms188663.aspx
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