BizTalk 2013 Installation and Configuration – Validate Mail account used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts (Part 11)

After you configure with success BizTalk Server 2013 BAM Alerts, the configurator will create a new Database Mail Account called “BAM_Alerts_Account” that will be used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts. To Validate Mail account used by BizTalk to send BAM Alerts:

  • Press the “Windows key” to switch to Metro UI and type “SQL Management” or “SQL” and click on “SQL Server Management Studio” option on Apps menu.
  • In Object Explorer panel, connect to the SQL Server instance you want to configure Database Mail on and expand the server tree.
  • Expand the “Management” node and double click “Database Mail” to open the Database Mail Configuration Wizard.
  • On the Welcome to Database Mail Configuration Wizard page, click “Next” to continue
  • On the Select Configuration Task page, select “Manage Database Mail accounts and profiles” option and click “Next”
  • On the Manage Profiles and Accounts page, select “View, change or delete an existent account” option, and click “Next”
BizTalk Server 2013 BAM Database Mail Manage Profiles and Accounts page
  • On the Manage Existent Account page, select “BAM_Alerts_Account” option under “Account name” and validate the configuration. After that click “Next” to make any change or “Cancel” to exit.
BizTalk Server 2013 BAM Database Mail Manage Existent Account page

Finally, you should test sending an email with this Database Mail Account, to do that:

  • Right-click on Database Mail and select “Send Test E-Mail…”
BizTalk Server 2013 BAM Database Mail Send Test E-Mail
  • On the Send Test E-mail from windows, specify a “To:” email and click “Send Test E-Mail”
BizTalk Server 2013 BAM Database Mail Send Test E-Mail details

If all goes well you should receive the email in a few seconds. If you have received the email, you have been able to configure Database Mail successfully.

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Author: Sandro Pereira

Sandro Pereira lives in Portugal and works as a consultant at DevScope. In the past years, he has been working on implementing Integration scenarios both on-premises and cloud for various clients, each with different scenarios from a technical point of view, size, and criticality, using Microsoft Azure, Microsoft BizTalk Server and different technologies like AS2, EDI, RosettaNet, SAP, TIBCO etc. He is a regular blogger, international speaker, and technical reviewer of several BizTalk books all focused on Integration. He is also the author of the book “BizTalk Mapping Patterns & Best Practices”. He has been awarded MVP since 2011 for his contributions to the integration community.

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